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Job Details

Contractors Estimator

Employer

DIVINE & DAVID INC.

Date Posted

January 05, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $37.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 04, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

DIVINE & DAVID INC.

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Provide economic feasibility studies and preliminary estimates for proposed projects

Specific Skills

  • Advise on tendering procedures
  • Utilize quantity take-off procedures
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Prepare elemental format estimates (Classes B, C, D)
  • 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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral 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.

By Mail:

13518 141A Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6V1W5

Advertised Until

Feb 04, 2022

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 Contractors 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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