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Job Details

Estimator, Building Construction

Employer

ACQBUILT

Date Posted

May 10, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $55,000.00 to $65,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 45 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 24, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

ACQBUILT

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work setting

Estimating

Tasks

  • Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs
  • Read blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine work requirements
  • Utilize quantity take-off procedures
  • Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

Carpenter Trade Certification

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Excel
  • MS Word

Project size estimating experience

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

Transportation/travel information

Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail

Own tools/equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Proactive

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

Other benefits

Parking available


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Estimator, Building 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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