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Estimator, Trade Contractors - Construction Posted on Jan 13, 2018 by Executive Millwork Inc.

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $55,000.00 to $75,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jan 27, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Executive Millwork Inc.

Languages

English

Education

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

Major Work Area

Estimating

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

  • Gold Seal Membership in the Canadian Construction Association
  • CADD Course
  • Carpenter Trade Certification

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

Type of Experience

  • Institutional construction
  • Architecture
  • Commercial and/or industrial construction

Specific Skills

  • Advise on tendering procedures
  • Utilize quantity take-off procedures
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems
  • 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
  • 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

  • $1,500,001 - $4,000,000
  • $100,001 - $500,000
  • $500,001 - $1,500,000

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check
  • Confidential security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

Relocation costs not covered by employer

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

Jan 27, 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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Estimator, Trade Contractors - Construction is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Construction Estimators
NOC code: 2234
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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