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Construction Estimator Posted on Apr 12, 2018 by Standard Roofing & Exteriors Ltd.

  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $50,000.00 to $65,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 12, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Standard Roofing & Exteriors Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Major Work Area

Estimating

Experience

Experience an asset

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

Take-off packages

Additional Skills

Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications

Type of Experience

Residential construction

Specific Skills

  • Advise on tendering procedures
  • Utilize quantity take-off procedures
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Prepare and maintain directory of supplies and trade contractors
  • Estimate pre-contract costs
  • 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

  • $100,001 - $500,000
  • 0 - $100,000

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Tight deadlines

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.

By e-mail:

srgp@telus.net

Advertised Until

May 12, 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
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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