Cost Estimator

Numerical acumen with attention to detail.

We are looking for a Cost Estimator to join our winning team!  If you have estimating experience in the construction industry, with an eye for detail and strive for excellence with a positive demeanor, then you have the skills we’re looking for!  Together, we will help you apply them to our industry.

Our estimating staff contribute to our organization in a big way.  Having accurate pricing is paramount to our success.  We are looking for a driven individual, who is ready to learn and work collaboratively in a close-knit team. In this job consistency is key, so we need someone who is tenacious and detail driven.

Your Challenge

  • Work independently or with other estimators to prepare estimates for materials, labour and equipment for construction projects based on contract bids, quotations, schematic drawings and specifications.
  • Work closely with Sales, Design, Master Planning and Project Management departments to develop accurate estimates and review the accuracy of scope definitions as well as constructability.
  • Able to provide rough order of magnitude estimate based on concepts when required
  • Prepare full or partial quantity take offs using AutoCad.
  • Solicit pricing from subcontractors and suppliers for labour, equipment and/or materials.
  • Review and qualify quotes submitted by sub-trades to ensure full coverage of divisional scopes.
  • Complete client bid forms and documents required for submission.
  • Assist with the research and preparation of change requests to resolve design issues.
  • Validate pricing consistency by maintaining information concerning previously quoted work.

Qualifications

  • College Diploma or Technical Certification.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD is an asset.
  • Minimum of 3 years construction estimating or related experience.
  • Knowledge of key principles involved in bid preparation, including quantity take off procedures, sub-trade procurement and pricing.
  • General construction knowledge; understanding specifications, methods and procedures.
  • Numerical with a high level of proficiency in MS Excel.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and motivated to learn new skills.
  • Eager to work in a fast-paced, energetic environment.
  • Work well under pressure, resourceful and able to meet tight deadlines.
  • Dynamic team player with excellent communication, collaboration and relationship-building skills.

If you are interested in being considered for this career opportunity, please slide your cover letter and resume over to us at careers@proslide.com