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Job Details

Construction Estimator

Posted on Sep 21, 2020 by IVIS Construction Inc

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $62,500.00 to $71,500.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 72 to 80 hours bi-weekly
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Nov 18, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

IVIS Construction Inc

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

Major Work Area

Estimating

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

  • Occupational Health and Safety Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Experience

5 years or more

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • Spreadsheet
  • Scheduling packages
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word
  • Estimating packages

Additional Skills

Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications

Type of Experience

  • Residential 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 master format estimates (Class A)
  • 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

$500,001 - $1,500,000

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Vehicle supplied by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

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.

In Person:

16908 128A Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5V1K7
Between 08:30 AM and 02:00 PM

Advertised Until

Nov 18, 2020

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 Estimator 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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