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Job Details

Construction Estimator

Employer

2213912 Alberta Inc.

Date Posted

July 04, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Sherwood Park, AB
  • Earnings $38.25 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 03, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

2213912 Alberta Inc.

Languages

English

Education

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

Work setting

  • Estimating
  • Quantity surveying

Tasks

  • Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Project cash flow and financing requirements
  • Create and submit estimate reports, quote sheets and bids forms
  • Advise on tendering procedures
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems
  • Monitor and adjust contract expenditures
  • Prepare and maintain directory of supplies and trade contractors
  • Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Estimating packages
  • Scheduling packages
  • Database
  • MS Project
  • MS Excel
  • Quick Books

Type of experience

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

Project size estimating experience

$1,500,001 - $4,000,000

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

Public transportation is available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Own tools/equipment

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

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

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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