Estimator

Estimator

Description

Come and learn from the best! Join our experienced Estimating team and grow your career here at Urban One.

Vancouver

 

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Skills

Reporting to the Chief Estimator, the Estimator will be required to perform the full scope of estimating duties from pre-construction bids through to completion of project.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

• 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; ensures that estimates reflect current costs and that the costing database is kept up to date
• Compiles budget
• Evaluate trade quotations
• Assists in the development of proposal documents

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Experience, Education & Accreditation

• Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma Civil Engineering, Building Technology or Quantity Surveying
• 1 to 2 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