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Construction Estimator

Burnaby - BC, British Columbia,CANADA
Job ID
Dolomiti Homes
Job Category
Posting Date
April 10, 2018
Expiry date
May 10, 2018

Nature of position:      Permanent, full-time (30 hours per week)

Wage:                          $37.00 per hour 

Other benefits:            Extended medical, dental benefit are included 

Vacation:                     4% in lieu of paid vacation days [please confirm that this is how vacation will be paid]

Language required:     English, spoken and written


JOB DUTIES. The following duties will be performed in this position: 

  • Prepare estimates of probable costs of materials, labour and equipment for construction projects based on contract bids, quotations, schematic drawings and specifications

  • Advise on tendering procedures, examine and analyze tenders, recommend tender awards and conduct negotiations

  • Establish and maintain tendering process and set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures

  • Prepare cost and expenditure statements and forecasts at regular intervals for the duration of a project

  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors

  • Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors, and prepare economic feasibility studies on changes and adjustments to cost estimates

  • Manage and co-ordinate construction projects and prepare construction progress schedules.

REQUIREMENTS. The successful applicant will possess, at a minimum, the following skills and experience:

  • Completion of secondary school is required

  • Trade certification in surveying and/or estimating is required

  • Minimum three years of experience in construction lay-out and estimating or; or a minimum of five years as a qualified tradesperson in a construction trade; or a minimum three year program in civil or construction engineering technology is required

  • Have a good knowledge of MS Word, Excel, ACCESS and AutoCad

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member

  • Have a strong work ethic and good management skills

  • Attention to detail