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Senior Estimator - Construction Posted on Feb 07, 2018 by Rescom Inc.

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $70,000.00 to $90,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 21, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Rescom Inc.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma or equivalent experience

Major Work Area

  • Quantity surveying
  • Estimating

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • Take-off packages
  • Spreadsheet
  • Scheduling packages
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word
  • Estimating packages
  • Database

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

  • Advise on tendering procedures
  • Utilize quantity take-off procedures
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems
  • Project cash flow and financing requirements
  • Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
  • Prepare and maintain directory of supplies and trade contractors
  • Monitor and adjust contract expenditures
  • 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

$4,000,001 - $8,000,000

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check
  • Confidential security clearance
  • Enhanced reliability security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • 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:

randy@rescominc.com

Advertised Until

Feb 21, 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 Senior 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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