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Job Details

Construction Cost Estimator

Employer

Industrial Floor Systems Corp

Date Posted

May 31, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $45,000.00 to $55,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 30, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Industrial Floor Systems Corp

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Major Work Area

Estimating

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

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • Take-off packages
  • Spreadsheet
  • MS Excel
  • Estimating packages
  • Database

Additional Skills

  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Operate CADD and other computer software systems

Type of Experience

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

Specific Skills

  • Advise on tendering procedures
  • Utilize quantity take-off procedures
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems
  • Project cash flow and financing requirements
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Prepare and maintain directory of supplies and trade contractors
  • Monitor and adjust contract expenditures
  • Estimate pre-contract costs
  • Analyze tenders and recommend awards
  • 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

  • $1,500,001 - $4,000,000
  • $100,001 - $500,000
  • $500,001 - $1,500,000
  • 0 - $100,000

Security and Safety

Bondable

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Parking paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Personal Suitability

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

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Gasoline paid

Long term benefits

Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities
  • Wellness program

Screening questions

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

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 & Abilities
The Construction Cost Estimator is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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