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
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
- Scheduling packages
- MS Excel
- MS Word
- Estimating packages
Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
- 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
- Tight deadlines
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
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.
Apr 01, 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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