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Job Details

Construction Cost Consultant

Employer

2155831 Alberta Ltd

Date Posted

September 07, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $38.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 07, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

2155831 Alberta Ltd

Languages

English

Education

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

Major Work Area

Estimating

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

First Aid Certificate

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • Spreadsheet
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word
  • Estimating packages
  • Database
  • Quick Books

Additional Skills

Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications

Type of Experience

  • Residential construction
  • Civil

Specific Skills

  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Estimate pre-contract costs
  • Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs
  • Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates

Project Size Estimating Experience

  • $100,001 - $500,000
  • $500,001 - $1,500,000
  • 0 - $100,000

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Personal Suitability

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

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By Mail:

4628 Bowness Rd
Calgary, Alberta T3B0P3

Advertised Until

Oct 07, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Construction Cost Consultant is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Construction Estimators
METHODICAL

Interest in establishing and maintaining tendering processes, in setting up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures, and in preparing and maintaining directories of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing information to examine tenders and recommend tender awards, and to prepare economic feasibility studies on changes and adjustments to cost estimates

DIRECTIVE

Interest in negotiating contracts; and in managing and co-ordinating construction projects and preparing construction progress schedules

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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