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Job Details

Construction Estimator

Employer

J and K Heating Ltd.

Date Posted

September 09, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $37.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 09, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

J and K Heating Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

Tasks

  • Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs
  • Prepare elemental format estimates (Classes B, C, D)
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Estimate pre-contract costs
  • Utilize quantity take-off procedures
  • Advise on tendering procedures
  • Analyze tenders and recommend awards
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems
  • Monitor and adjust contract expenditures
  • Prepare and maintain directory of supplies and trade contractors

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Equipment

Personal suitability

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

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years


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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 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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