The drive to deliver a new standard in construction led to the creation of Urban One Builders in 2011. Our company quickly established itself as a leader in the large-scale, mixed-use construction industry in Western Canada.
Our success is founded on our team of exceptional people and the principles of innovation and collaboration. We strive to create an organization that is inclusive and transparent to our people.
Urban One Builders is a full-service construction company focused on the building of multi-family residential, mixed use, commercial and institutional projects.
We are currently seeking an Estimator to join our team. Under the guidance of our Chief Estimator, our new Estimator will be required to perform the full scope of estimating duties from pre-construction bids through trade tender stage budgets.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Comply with and effectively implement Urban One’s Safety Program to ensure safety and environmental standards are met or exceeded
Analyze plans, specifications, design drawings and other documentation to ascertain scope of work
Liaise with client and consultants as required to clarify missing information, analyzing and identifying both the inherent risk and opportunities that the tender presents
Review of the design and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggest alternatives
Perform quantity take-offs and estimates for prospective work
Prepare unit rate pricing for self-performed work; ensures that estimates reflect current costs and that the costing database is kept up to date
Evaluate trade quotations
Assist in the development of proposal documents
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma Civil Engineering, Building Technology or Quantity Surveying
2 to 5 years of related work experience or relevant technical training and experience
Basic knowledge of various types of construction methodologies, project management models and financial management, as well as building codes, contract law and relevant legislation
In addition to a competitive salary and benefit package, Urban One believes in supporting employee development and career advancement through training and tuition assistance.