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construction estimator


Source: Job Bank

Location

Vancouver, BC
V6K4L9

Salary

$75,000.00 to $82,500.00 annually (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Work setting

  • Estimating
  • Construction

Tasks

  • Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs
  • Prepare master format estimates (Class A)
  • Prepare elemental format estimates (Classes B, C, D)
  • Operate CADD and other computer software systems
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Project cash flow and financing requirements
  • Create and submit estimate reports, quote sheets and bids forms
  • Utilize quantity take-off procedures
  • Advise on tendering procedures
  • Analyze tenders and recommend awards
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems
  • Monitor and adjust contract expenditures
  • Prepare and maintain directory of supplies and trade contractors
  • Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • CADD Course

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Estimating packages
  • Take-off packages
  • Scheduling packages
  • Database
  • AutoCAD
  • MS Project
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word
  • MS PowerPoint

Type of experience

  • Commercial and/or industrial construction
  • Industrial construction
  • Institutional construction
  • Residential construction
  • Contractors

Area of work experience

  • Purchasing, procurement and contracts

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Proactive

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Group insurance benefits

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