Commercial Estimator

Lethbridge, AB T1H6T2

Posted: 09/26/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Construction Job Number: TW555286918

Job Description

Select People Solutions is assisting our construction client as they search for a Commercial Construction Estimator. You will be responsible for accurately estimating the costs associated with commercial construction projects and ensuring that projects are completed within budgetary constraints while meeting high-quality standards. If you have a passion for construction, strong analytical skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you!
What’s in it for You?
  • Benefits
  • Opportunities for growth
Compensation & Hours: 
  • The rate of pay will be determined based on experience
  • This is a full-time, permanent position
Position Summary: 
  • Develop detailed cost estimates for commercial construction projects, including materials, labor, equipment, and subcontractor costs
  • Prepare comprehensive and competitive bids for potential projects, ensuring accuracy and compliance with project specifications
  • Collaborate with vendors and subcontractors to obtain competitive pricing and establish strong working relationships
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings and value engineering throughout the estimation process
  • Utilize industry-standard estimation software tools to streamline the estimation process
  • Work closely with project managers, architects, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure accurate project estimates and cost control
  • Maintain organized records of estimates, contracts, and communication related to projects
Required Qualifications: 
  • 3+ years with proven experience as a Commercial Estimator within the construction industry
  • Solid understanding of different bid processes, contract delivery methods, and overall construction sequence 
  • Proficiency in construction estimation software
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to conceptualize estimates without drawings or specifications
Bonus Points For: 
  • Post Secondary Education in engineering, construction, or related field
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