The Estimator will be responsible for the accurate, timely preparation of full-cost estimates for projects, including materials and labour. The successful candidate will be tasked with preparing and maintaining a list of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors, and establishing unit costs, labour rates, productivity factors and location impacts. This individual’s accuracy is critical to the profitability of the business, as under-estimates may cause significant financial losses and overestimates may result in the inability to win bids. Other duties will be assigned as necessary.:
Job Duties 

  • Utilizing internal systems, processes, and technology to complete accurate quotations for demolition projects
  • Attending site visits as required
  • Providing timely and professional estimates to clients throughout Canada
  • Actively pursuing new projects and building new relationships with clients of various sizes
  • Following up with sales leads submitted via online resources
  • Working with a team of individuals to provide high quality service to clients
  • Experience with cost estimating for construction/demolition using quantitative take-off techniques
  • Experience creating construction/demolition quotations using estimating software
  • Strong Computer skills required including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
  • Other duties as required by manager

Requirements 

  • 8 years of experience in cost estimation.
  • Ability to read and interpret building specifications, blueprints and as-builds drawings.
  • Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to do material, interpret job cost report and labour estimates.
  • Ability to use cost-estimating software to prepare cost quotes and bids using Bluebeam/B2W Estimate
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (excel, word, etc.)
  • Time management skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a minimum of supervision.
  • Collaborative in dealing with customers and fellow employees.