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Job Details

Estimator, Construction

Employer

Nuna Group of Companies

Date Posted

May 06, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $80,000.00 to $140,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 18, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Nuna Group of Companies

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP
  • or equivalent experience

Major Work Area

Estimating

Operating Systems and Software

Primavera

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

CADD Course

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • Take-off packages
  • Spreadsheet
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word
  • Estimating packages
  • Database

Additional Skills

  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Provide economic feasibility studies and preliminary estimates for proposed projects
  • Operate CADD and other computer software systems

Area of Specialization

Mining and mining engineering

Work Setting

  • Oil and gas industry
  • Office building
  • Construction

Type of Experience

  • Industrial construction
  • Civil

Specific Skills

  • Advise on tendering procedures
  • Prepare master format estimates (Class A)
  • 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

  • $1,500,001 - $4,000,000
  • $4,000,001 - $8,000,000
  • $500,001 - $1,500,000
  • $8,000,001 +

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Attention to detail
  • Tight deadlines

Service Experience

Mining and exploration

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written 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.

Advertised Until

Jul 18, 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 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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