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Construction Estimator Posted on Feb 26, 2018 by Lenbeth Weeping Tile

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $21.00 to $25.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 01, 2018
Job Requirements


Lenbeth Weeping Tile




College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Major Work Area



Experience an asset

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

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

Additional Skills

Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications

Specific Skills

  • Utilize quantity take-off procedures
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Monitor and adjust contract expenditures
  • Estimate pre-contract costs
  • Calculate billing charges
  • 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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Sitting
  • Tight deadlines

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • 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.

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Advertised Until

Apr 01, 2018

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 Construction Estimator is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Construction Estimators

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

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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