Building Construction Estimator Posted on Mar 08, 2018 by GUARDIAN PERSONNEL COMPANY
Location Edmonton, AB
Earnings $110,000.00 to $130,000.00 annually
Work Hours 40 hours per week
Position Seasonal Full Time
Vacancies 1 Vacancy
Closing Date Mar 22, 2018
GUARDIAN PERSONNEL COMPANY
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Major Work Area
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
- Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
- First Aid Certificate
5 years or more
Business Equipment and Computer Applications
- Take-off packages
- Scheduling packages
- MS Excel
- MS Word
- Estimating packages
- Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
- Provide economic feasibility studies and preliminary estimates for proposed projects
Type of Experience
- Residential construction
- Commercial and/or industrial construction
- Advise on tendering procedures
- Utilize quantity take-off procedures
- Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems
- Project cash flow and financing requirements
- Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
- 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
Steel-toed safety boots
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Attention to detail
- Tight deadlines
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.
Mar 22, 2018
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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
Interest in analyzing information to examine tenders and recommend tender awards, and to prepare economic feasibility studies on changes and adjustments to cost estimates
Interest in negotiating contracts; and in managing and co-ordinating construction projects and preparing construction progress schedules
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