Estimator / Project Manager
Vancouver, Canada, Canada
1d ago

If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, to drive your career development, embraces diversity and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the Lathams, an Ainsworth company, the team today! Position Summary :

Lathams, an Ainsworth Company, is currently seeking an Estimator / Project Manager, to join our growing team in Downtown Vancouver.

Reporting directly to the Mechanical Division Manager, the role will be responsible for estimating and project managing multi-

family residential and commercial renovations and retrofits by independently and accurately pricing jobs from start to finish.

Estimating and proficiency in reading blueprints, and project management are two major components of this position.


  • This position is anticipated to be approximately 60% Estimating and 40% Project management
  • Review prints and project specifications for estimating purposes
  • Understanding of mechanical drawings for estimating framing and pricing
  • Assemble detailed and accurate quality take-offs and cost estimates
  • Develop project material budgeting by gathering costs for the various items needed to complete the project
  • Conduct effective due-diligence throughout project award to mitigate potential conflicts, delays, and errors
  • Preparing estimates
  • Visiting job sites for estimating purposes along with managing the project
  • Including assessing progress against estimate and pricing
  • Manage RFI process including all entry, management of responses plus preparation and updating of documentation for assigned projects
  • Managing scope of work, preparing estimates and change orders
  • Ordering equipment materials as required
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet clients’ timeline requirements for quoting and completion of a project
  • Accompany the salesmen on sales calls or to other meetings if it is anticipated technical support will be required
  • Prepare estimating data for new systems and allowances i.e. Seismic, Placing Equipment etc.
  • Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in construction / engineering degree, or an appropriate field. A combination of education and work experience will be considered
  • 5+ years of experience in Estimating and Project Management
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, ability to guide and mentor a diverse group of contributors
  • Excellent organization skills, team building and coaching as a leader and team member.
  • Recognized for effective communication, persuasion, negotiation skills and the ability to excel under pressure.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical specifications and drawings.
  • Strong Mathematical skills and analytical skills.
  • Ability to use cost-estimating software to prepare cost quotes and bids.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (excel, word, etc.)
  • Shift : N / A

    Length of Contract : N / A

    Work Location : Downtown Vancouver

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

    Latham, an Ainsworth Company is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified designated group members are encouraged to apply as any reasonable accommodation of qualifications will be considered as per our Accommodation Policy, available upon request.

    Latham, an Ainsworth Company is an integrated multi-trade company, offering end-to-end services and solutions for all asset maintenance and refurbishment requirements of our customers.

    We are continually striving to create better and more advanced products as well as provide the highest quality service. We are rapidly growing and need talented professionals to help drive our vision at becoming the best multi-

    trade company in the country! Join us . Make a difference.

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