Job Description

Apply Now

Jenna 2021 300X300 1

Jenna Hislop

Director Canada

Senior Estimator

  • Listed: 06 May 2024
  • General Contracting
  • British Columbia - Vancouver
Our client is an reputable Canada wide General Contractor established for over 35 years- focusing on ICI sectors they have become one of the most collaborative and innovative builders.
The Senior Estimator is responsible for the accurate, timely preparation of full-cost estimates for projects to achieve an acceptable margin while providing the best opportunity to secure the business.
  • Prepare and / or co-ordinate the preparation of full-cost estimates on Conceptual, Design-Build / Construction Management / IPD / Lump Sum or general tender work
  • Obtain current pricing from subcontractors, suppliers and complete take-offs.
  • Recommend/reject proposals and negotiate contracts
  • Track estimated costs versus actual costs on awarded projects
  • Manage take-offs, purchasing, material control and drawing interpretation and specifications to ensure projects are completed safely, on time and within budget
  • Evaluate and recommend allowances for indirect costs, design unknowns, escalation and contingency
  • Generate competitive bids for clients based on tendered pricing received and anticipated timelines
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in construction/engineering or an appropriate field
  • Ten or more years of experience in commercial construction estimating
  • Able to read and interpret building specifications, blueprints and as-builds
  • Mathematical and analytical skills necessary to develop material and labour estimates
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Bluebeam
Additional Information
  • 100% employee owned.
  • Competitive wages
  • Well rounded employer paid benefits program including health, dental, vision care and employee assistance program
  • RRSP matching program to aid and prepare employees for long-term financial security
  • Educational assistance for employees who wish to pursue job-performance enhancing education
  • Recognition and annual salary reviews program
  • Leadership conferences that allow employees to connect and collaborate
  • Regular company-wide engagement opportunities

Latest Jobs