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Liam Odowd

Liam O'Dowd

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Estimator (Developer)

  • Listed: 21 May 2024
  • Developers & Real Estate
  • British Columbia - Vancouver
Position Overview:
We are seeking an experienced Estimator to join our dynamic team. As an Estimator, you will play a pivotal role in our project development by providing accurate and comprehensive cost estimates for a range of real estate development projects. Your work will be integral to our mission of creating sustainable, high-quality, and iconic developments.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepare detailed cost estimates for new real estate development projects, including residential, commercial, and mixed-use developments.
  • Analyze and review construction drawings, specifications, and other project documents to determine project costs, materials, labor, and equipment requirements.
  • Assist in the development of project budgets and ensure adherence to budgetary constraints throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Solicit and review subcontractor and supplier bids, negotiate pricing, and maintain strong relationships with vendors to secure the most competitive pricing.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities and propose value engineering solutions while maintaining project quality standards.
  • Generate detailed cost reports and documentation to provide transparent financial insights for project stakeholders.
  • Monitor and track project costs, providing regular updates and alerts on cost variations.
  • Identify potential project risks and work with the project team to develop strategies for risk mitigation.
  • Ensure that all cost estimates and budgets adhere to relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including architects, engineers, project managers, and other stakeholders to ensure project success.
  • Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, or a related field is preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience as an estimator in the real estate development or construction industry.
  • Strong proficiency in cost estimating software and tools.
  • Excellent understanding of construction techniques, materials, and project management.
  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge of local building codes, regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Salary of $120k - $140k
  • Additional Benefits Package
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Support with professional development

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