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Junior Estimator - Construction Posted on Sep 05, 2017 by Walser Contracting Ltd

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $140.00 to $250.00 daily
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 28, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Walser Contracting Ltd

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

Major Work Area

Estimating

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Driver's License
  • CPR Certificate

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Additional Skills

Provide economic feasibility studies and preliminary estimates for proposed projects

Specific Skills

  • Advise on tendering procedures
  • Utilize quantity take-off procedures
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Prepare master format estimates (Class A)
  • Monitor and adjust contract expenditures
  • Estimate pre-contract costs
  • Analyze tenders and recommend awards
  • Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs

Project Size Estimating Experience

$8,000,001 +

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • 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.

Advertised Until

Dec 28, 2017

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 Junior Estimator - 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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