Reference Number : Estimator
Location : Victoria / Vancouver
Salary : $80,000 to $110,000 / year
Sector : Construction & Engineering
Our client a leading national General Contractor within Commercial and Industrial OOG Out of Ground New Build & Additions
They are currently seeking a well experienced ICI Design Build Estimator to join their ever increasing Construction team.
Successful Estimator candidates will have proven track record of simultaneously creating multiple construction estimates and budgets of varying complexity and size.
As n Estimator with our client, you will rely on your ability to break down a project scope into master format and apply costing through quantity take offs as well as sub-
contractor pricing. You will use your strong ability to visualise and consider scopes of work that would be required to complete the project that may not necessarily be shown on preliminary or conceptual designs.
As a Switzerland based company in the electric power transmission and distribution industry with subsidiaries in several countries, we were looking for a partner in international recruitment.
In Shackleton Duke we have found a reliable service provider with not only a very professional approach, but also a strong international network in the energy sector and a pleasant way of doing business.
To be successful in this Estimator role, you will capture the scope of work of the project and create a proposal that will provide the most value to the client.
A strong collaborative approach to building thorough and thoughtful estimates that serve our clients properly is paramount to the successful execution of this role.
Daniel had been tasked with recruiting an E & I Director for a large EPC General Contractor in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, in early November 2015.
Daniel found my profile on LinkedIn and called me up. The rest of the story is pure recruiting professionalism, as after several calls and emails, Daniel was able to fill the role, as requested by his Client.
I am truly proud to have met Daniel, albeit long distance of course, but I would truly recommend his agency for all of your Recruitment requirements, not only here in Canada, but Globally as well!!
I consent to Shackleton Duke contacting me with future updates.
A min of 5 years of experience in the role of Construction Estimator within a General Contracting firm having been the sole or lead Estimator with a clear track record of successfully won projects.
Proficient knowledge in Site Development, Building Envelope and M&E Systems for ICI facilities.
Ability to breakdown a project to elemental scopes of work with both complete sets of project documentation as well as from preliminary conceptual designs.
Have successfully estimated completed projects ranging in cost from $250,000 to $20 million.
Proficiency in the use of construction project management software (CMiC or similar), as well as Microsoft excel.
Proficiency in organising construction data using the most recent MasterFormat.
Depth of experience with ICI type facilities ground up including site development
Confident and personable with clients, and sub-contractors
Simultaneous management of multiple estimates of varying size and complexity
Able to estimate high level budgets as well as detailed line item estimates
Able to instigate action from Sub-Trades and Vendors / Suppliers
Highly competent and effective negotiator
Ability to effectively communicate with Project Managers and Site Superintendents to verify scope capture and project plan of the estimate
Able to effectively communicate with engineers and architects to ensure all scopes of work are considered.
Effective writing and oral communication skills
Successful at maintaining and growing client and vendor relationships
Create comprehensive and accurate estimates easily convertible to construction budgets
Receive project documentation and create estimate breakdown
Follow up with project success to update future estimates
Create and issue tenders for sub-contracting pricing
Create and maintain a costing database for future budgeting
Provide weekly update on all current and upcoming estimates and budgets
Provide monthly reporting of issued estimates and budgets and track success rates
Identify project risks, mitigate company exposure to them effectively
Consider project schedule as well as construction challenges in all estimates
Proactively follow up on tenders and RFIs
Post-Project reviews to compare thoroughness and accuracy of construction budget vs. actual cost