Construction Estimator

Are you ready to play a vital role in shaping the future of construction projects? We are currently seeking a skilled and dedicated Construction Estimator to join our dynamic team. Reporting directly to our Directors & Senior BLT Personnel, as well as our esteemed Chief Estimator, you will be instrumental in supporting the estimation process and ensuring the successful delivery of projects. If you are passionate about precision, committed to safety, and possess a deep understanding of construction science and law, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of our team.

As a Construction Estimator, you will collaborate closely with our Chief Estimator to meticulously prepare Class A, B, C, and D Construction Cost Estimates. Your responsibilities will also include maintaining and updating Trade Estimates, as well as managing the entire tender bid process. We are looking for an individual who can execute these duties with professionalism and meticulous attention to detail.

General Requirements

  • Strong communication skills (written, oral, and conflict resolution skill) and the ability to

communicate effectively

  • Evidence of a “safety first” attitude
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of construction science as well as sequence of

work from beginning to end of a construction project

  • Strong understanding of Construction Contracts and Construction Law

Onsite Responsibilities

  • Support Project Manager with Project coordination on all aspects of project delivery
  • Support Chief Estimator in determining which projects to bid for, and plan and implement

techniques and strategies to produce the most accurate estimates

  • Review constructability challenges with operational staff, and provide solutions to same with

regards to scheduling, coordination for site logistics and other exhibits

  • Analyze alternate means and methods to determine the most economical alternatives as

required

  • Accurately process contract drawings and specifications from an intermediate level of

experience. Ensure that drawings are fully coordinated and errors and/or omissions are

identified and steps to rectifying are executed in a timely and efficient manner

  • Maintain and communicate data on construction and material cost trends that may impact

project costs

  • Prepare: o Class D Construction Cost Estimates

o Class C Construction Cost Estimates at the end of Schematic Design Phase

o Class B Construction Cost Estimates at the end of Design Development

Phase

o Class A Construction Cost Estimates at the end of the Construction

Document Phase

  • Update Class B Construction Cost Estimates at defined intervals of Construction

Documents completion

  • Maintain and constantly update Trade Tender list by CSI division
  • Thoroughly review documents are prepare all estimate documentation
  • Efficiently execute the complete tender bid process
  • Provide support in creating Contract documents with BLT Project Delivery team and

leadership

  • Research historical BLT tendering and award data, compiling information requested by the

BLT team in an organized and clean format

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Can you provide examples of construction projects you have worked on in the past?
  • How familiar are you with construction contracts and construction law?
  • Can you describe your experience in preparing Class D, C, B, and A Construction Cost Estimates?
  • What interests you most about this position and our company?

Experience:

  • construction estimating: 2 years (required)

Work Location: In person

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