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Job Details

Cost Estimator - Construction

Employer

Battle River Ironworks Inc.

Date Posted

January 24, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Forestburg, AB
  • Earnings $30.00 to $40.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 10 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 07, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Battle River Ironworks Inc.

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

Work setting

  • Estimating
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs
  • Operate CADD and other computer software systems
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Estimate pre-contract costs
  • Advise on tendering procedures

Project size estimating experience

$500,001 - $1,500,000

Area of work experience

Welding

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Transportation/travel information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Own tools/equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Screening questions

  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

Experience an asset

Health benefits

Health care plan


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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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