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Earthworks Estimator

  • Listed: 13 May 2024
  • Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Alberta - Calgary
Job Title: Earthworks Estimator
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Our client is a leading earthworks and excavation company based in Calgary, specializing in providing high-quality services to clients in the region. With a commitment to excellence, safety, and environmental stewardship, they take pride in delivering top-notch earthworks solutions. As they continue to grow, they are seeking a skilled and experienced Estimator to join their dynamic team.

Position Overview:
The Earthworks Estimator will play a crucial role in our pre-construction phase, responsible for accurately estimating project costs and timelines for earthworks projects. The ideal candidate will bring a minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role, demonstrating a strong background in earthworks estimating and a comprehensive understanding of dirt works processes.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Project Assessment: Evaluate project specifications, drawings, and other relevant documents to gain a comprehensive understanding of the scope of work.
  • Cost Estimation: Develop accurate and competitive cost estimates for earthworks projects, considering materials, equipment, labor, and other associated expenses.
  • Risk Analysis: Identify potential risks and challenges associated with each project, offering proactive solutions to mitigate potential issues.
  • Bid Preparation: Prepare detailed and well-organized bid proposals, ensuring compliance with client requirements and industry standards.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with project managers, engineers, and other team members to gather necessary information and insights for accurate estimating.
  • Client Interaction: Engage with clients to clarify project requirements, negotiate terms, and address inquiries during the bidding process.
  • Market Analysis: Stay informed about industry trends, market conditions, and competitor activities to provide strategic insights for pricing and business development.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an earthworks estimating role.
  • Strong understanding of dirt works processes, materials, and equipment.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting project specifications, drawings, and blueprints.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills.
  • Familiarity with relevant software tools for estimating.
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or a related field (preferred).

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