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Junior Estimator - Construction Posted on Feb 09, 2018 by Phoenix Fence Corp

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $17.50 to $21.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 23, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Phoenix Fence Corp

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Major Work Area

Estimating

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Word
  • Estimating packages
  • MS Office
  • MS Outlook

Additional Skills

  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Operate CADD and other computer software systems

Type of Experience

  • Residential construction
  • Commercial and/or industrial construction

Specific Skills

  • Estimate costs of installing and maintaining equipment or service
  • Promote sales to existing clients
  • Assess client's needs and resources and recommend the appropriate goods or services
  • Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs

Project Size Estimating Experience

0 - $100,000

Security and Safety

Bondable

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Tight deadlines

Products/Services

  • Manufacturing and industrial products
  • Construction materials, tools and equipment

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Reliability
  • 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

Feb 23, 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 Junior Estimator - Construction 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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