We are currently looking for a Civil Construction Estimators & Project Managers for our company, located in North Vancouver.
Minimum of four years of construction working experience, with a focus in estimating, or project management.
College diploma or university degree in engineering or construction management, is beneficial, but not mandatory.
Preference will be given to those who have previous estimating experience with a general contractor
Skills Required :
Ideal candidate will have previous experience in civil estimating.
Preferred tendering experience to be comprised of bridges (both new construction and rehabilitation), demolition, pile driving, roads, earthworks, drainage, and concrete structures
Solid understanding of specifications, construction methods and procedures
Experience with both coordination and estimating would be considered an asset
Knowledge of key principles involved in bid preparation, including quantity take off procedures, sub-trade procurement, pricing and bid closing procedures
Effective oral and written communication skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Project etc.), estimating software (Preferred knowledge of Bid2Win Software) and AutoCAD / On-Screen Takeoff
Ability to establish a good working relationship, with many different people, including owners, other managers, designers and supervisors.
Familiar with the creation of project schedules.
Tasks and Responsibilities :
Conducting detailed analysis of the contract documents and specifications, to determine overall project requirements (bonding, insurance, etc.
and identifying any associated risk factors, including the monitoring of published addenda’s, that may alter the original scope of the project.
Completing full quantity take-off of all labour, equipment and materials required to complete the project, as per contract specifications to ensure accuracy of pricing.
Establishing a critical path schedule on the estimated milestone progress dates and completion timelines in order to meet the contract completion dates.
Soliciting pricing from subcontractors and suppliers for labour, equipment and materials, in order to ascertain the most competitive price.
Completing final cost estimate of a project through the use of Bid2Win estimating software , incorporating all labour, equipment, and material data, pricing documentation, overhead and profit margins, and produces a final tender submission for review, and approval of Chief Estimator and Management.
Preparing final tender documents for submission to client on behalf of company, in order to meet contract deadline submission requirements.
Acting as a liaison with external consultants and project management organizations to estimate project budget requirements and coordinating tender development process on behalf of clients.
Reviewing the project budget, schedule, and project execution plan and identifing any potential risks prior to the project starting and throughout its life cycle
This is a fulltime position
Salary is open depending on experience
Benefits package is available