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Job Details

Estimator, Construction Cost

Employer

commercial paving ltd

Date Posted

July 20, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $35.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 03, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

commercial paving ltd

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP
  • or equivalent experience

Major Work Area

Estimating

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Gold Seal Membership in the Canadian Construction Association
  • First Aid Certificate

Experience

Experience an asset

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • Take-off packages
  • Scheduling packages
  • Estimating packages
  • Database

Additional Skills

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

Type of Experience

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

Specific Skills

  • Advise on tendering procedures
  • Utilize quantity take-off procedures
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems
  • Prepare master format estimates (Class A)
  • 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

Project Size Estimating Experience

  • $4,000,001 - $8,000,000
  • $500,001 - $1,500,000
  • 0 - $100,000

Teleworking Information

Remote work available


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.

Advertised Until

Aug 03, 2021

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
The Estimator, Construction Cost is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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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