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Job Details

Construction Estimator

Employer

Entrance Technology Inc.

Date Posted

November 10, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $37.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 10, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Entrance Technology Inc.

Languages

English

Education

  • Bachelor's degree
  • or equivalent experience

Major Work Area

Estimating

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

CADD Course

Experience

5 years or more

Additional Skills

  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Provide economic feasibility studies and preliminary estimates for proposed projects
  • Operate CADD and other computer software systems

Type of Experience

  • Residential construction
  • Industrial construction
  • Architecture
  • Commercial and/or industrial construction

Specific Skills

  • Utilize quantity take-off procedures
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Monitor and adjust contract expenditures
  • 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
  • 0 - $100,000

Security and Safety

Basic security clearance

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Public transportation is available

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

Work Location Information

Relocation costs not covered by employer

Personal Suitability

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

Benefits

  • Medical Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Life Insurance Benefits

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.

Advertised Until

Dec 10, 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 & Abilities
The Construction 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 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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