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building construction estimator


Source: Job Bank

Location

Berwick, NS
B0P1E0

Salary

$15.00 to $29.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 80 hours bi-weekly
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Estimating

Tasks

  • Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Utilize quantity take-off procedures
  • 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

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Estimating packages
  • Take-off packages
  • MS Excel

Type of experience

  • Commercial and/or industrial construction
  • Residential construction

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Experience

  • 1 year to less than 2 years

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available

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