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Job Details

Construction Estimator

Employer

SP Painting Company Ltd.

Date Posted

June 06, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $37.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 06, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

SP Painting Company Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Estimating
  • Staff accommodation available

Tasks

  • Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs
  • Read blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine work requirements
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Project cash flow and financing requirements
  • Create and submit estimate reports, quote sheets and bids forms
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems
  • Monitor and adjust contract expenditures
  • Prepare and maintain directory of supplies and trade contractors

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Excel
  • MS Word
  • MS PowerPoint

Type of experience

  • Civil
  • Architecture
  • Commercial and/or industrial construction
  • Contractors

Project size estimating experience

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

Area of work experience

  • Purchasing, procurement and contracts
  • Project coordination

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Vehicle supplied by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Personal suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Team player

Screening questions

Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Financial benefits

Gasoline paid

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Transportation provided by employer

Support for newcomers and refugees

  • Assists with immediate settlement needs of newcomers and/or refugees (for example: housing, transportation, storage, childcare, winter clothing, etc.)
  • Recruits newcomers and/or refugees who were displaced by a conflict or a natural disaster (for example: Ukraine, Afghanistan, etc.)
  • Supports newcomers and/or refugees with foreign credential recognition

Supports for visible minorities

Provides diversity and cross-cultural training to create a welcoming work environment for members of visible minorities


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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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