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Jenna Hislop

Director Canada

Estimator - Tenant Improvements

  • Listed: 06 May 2024
  • General Contracting
  • British Columbia - Vancouver

Our client is a leading Construction Manager and General Contractor based in Surrey, BC who also works throughout Western Canada. Their core business is commercial construction and renovations of financial institutions, restaurants, offices and retail spaces.

The client is actively looking for an energetic, competitive & driven Estimator to join their team. Alongside a great company culture the business also provides flexible & remote work hours, annual retreats, profit sharing & training and educational opportunities.

  • Energetic - engaged personality that takes on complex challenges with enthusiasm
  • Independent - ability to communicate effectively with team, but also act authoritatively on your own
  • Organizer- meticulous in organization of tenders, and submission requirements
  • Competitive - driven for challenges and results
  • Personable - able to build and maintain solid relationships with subtrades and clients
  • Driven - self-motivated and driven to push things forward no matter the circumstance
  • Calm - ability to manage fast paced estimating environment and stay calm under pressure
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Training in estimating procedures and quantity survey
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and On-Screen take-off software
  • Must have excellent command of the English language, verbal and written
  • Post-secondary, technical education (BCIT) or similar in a construction or industry-related program
  • Previous experience estimating commercial construction projects would be an asset
  • Strategic planning to determine best approach to pricing and tendering
  • Tender document review to determine necessary scopes and subcontractors
  • Solicitation of contractor bids
  • Distribution of plans to qualified bidders
  • Data entry of contractor proposals
  • Follow-up and review of contractor bids
  • Finalize tender documents and submissions for projects ranging in value from $500K- $20M
  • Manage and maintain a directory of suppliers and contractors

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