Location: Calgary, Alberta
Estimator - Building Construction
Job ID: 13093
Job Status: Full Time Regular
You’re an Estimator with 3+ years of experience working on multi-disciplinary commercial construction projects. Under direction and guidance, you will provide support in preparing estimate packages in relation to quantity take offs, sub-trade solicitation, budgets, cost studies and competitive bid comparisons.
If you are ready to develop your career, then join our Ledcor Building team in Calgary, AB today!
Implements and maintains Ledcor systems and procedures in relation to estimating
Assists in the solicitation of trades regarding bid invitations, pricing, addenda, and tender/bid closings
Performs quantity take-offs for all areas of the estimate while ensuring the take-off is well notated for hand-over to the project team and includes safety and security requirements required by Ledcor policies and applicable legislation
Analyzes plans, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare bid estimates for projects, performs complete estimates on selected projects consisting of project site visit, quantity take-off, pricing, and presentation of the estimate for management review
Develops a schedule based upon the estimate by requesting input from the project team and the various trades required
Interfaces and communicates effectively (written and oral) with the estimating team, with all levels of management, clients and industry contacts; contacts and develops business relationships with subcontractors and suppliers for pricing within estimates
Applies knowledge and shares expertise with the estimating team in an ongoing effort to develop, recommend revisions and implement procedures, standards, rules and regulations
Supports the presentation of estimate proposals
Prepares conceptual estimates by interpreting historical data
Attends major trade pre-award meetings as required
May perform other related duties as assigned
3+ years of estimating experience on commercial construction projects
Completion of post-secondary education with a diploma or degree related to Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Estimating, Engineering or related education
Capable of adapting information/style to the audience and explains difficult information clearly
Understanding of construction documents and the ability to assess their completeness
Strong computer background including experience with MS Office and Estimating software
Ability to manage multiple priorities, project deadlines and locations
Ability to solve problems based on clearly defined procedures
Capable of proactively participating in discussions, asking questions and thinking critically, ensuring understanding and providing explanations clearly and precisely
Willing to work co-operatively with others to achieve team goals and objectives
Office based position
Ledcor Building offers full-service construction for commercial, residential, institutional, and light industrial projects, along with expertise in green building. Our depth of knowledge and expertise come from building hundreds of projects – of all sizes – across North America each year.
But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!