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Cost Estimator - Construction

Employer

Ocean Home Construction Inc.

Date Posted

November 04, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $38.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 04, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Ocean Home Construction Inc.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work setting

  • Estimating
  • Quantity surveying
  • Staff accommodation available

Tasks

  • Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs
  • Prepare master format estimates (Class A)
  • Prepare elemental format estimates (Classes B, C, D)
  • Operate CADD and other computer software systems
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Provide economic feasibility studies and preliminary estimates for proposed projects
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Project cash flow and financing requirements
  • 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
  • Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates

Type of experience

  • Civil
  • Industrial construction
  • Residential construction

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Cost Estimator - Construction 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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