Mechanical Estimator - Construction Posted on Jan 25, 2018 by Viking Fire Protection Inc.
Location Edmonton, AB
Earnings $55,000.00 to $65,000.00 annually
Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 1 Vacancy
Closing Date Feb 24, 2018
Viking Fire Protection Inc.
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years or equivalent experience
Major Work Area
3 years to less than 5 years
Business Equipment and Computer Applications
- Take-off packages
- MS Excel
- MS Word
- Estimating packages
Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
Type of Experience
- Mechanical construction
- Commercial and/or industrial construction
- Utilize quantity take-off procedures
- Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
- Estimate pre-contract costs
- Analyze tenders and recommend awards
- 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
Security and Safety
Criminal record check
- Own vehicle
- Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Attention to detail
- Combination of sitting, standing, walking
- Tight deadlines
Work Location Information
Staff accommodation available
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Client focus
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
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.