Construction Estimator

Agilus is recruiting for a Construction Estimator
Job Type: Permanent

  • Prepare and/or coordinate the preparation of estimates of probable costs of materials, and equipment for construction projects based on contract bids, quotations, schematic drawings and specifications
  • Prepare materials, labour and equipment cost estimations necessary to successfully carry out a construction project according to proposals, estimates and specifications
  • Interface with Project Manager, support team and Client to achieve precise and accurate estimates
  • Recommend/reject proposals and negotiate contracts
  • Establish unit costs, labour rates, productivity factors and location impacts
  • Evaluate and recommend allowances for indirect costs, design unknowns, escalation and contingency
  • Present estimates and conduct review meetings with clients
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate
  • Effectively determine the bid strategies required for the company to be successful
  • Oversee total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule
  • Plan, coordinate and/or supervise activities of all company personnel on assigned projects
  • Ensure all company, client, and project policies, procedures, standards, etc., are adhered to
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction
    As the successful candidate, you are a highly trusted, detail-oriented individual who has the ability to work as a part of a cross-functional team in a fast-paced environment. The following qualifications would be an asset in the selection process:
  • at least 10+ years' experience as an Estimator in commercial/industrial construction
  • Accurate, timely preparation of full-cost estimates for projects, including materials and labour.
  • Prior experience working hands-on in commercial/industrial construction
  • Exceptional problem solving, accurate time estimation, prioritizing, and time management skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • RSMeans Data working knowledge experience preferred
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    Agilus, formerly: Design Group Staffing, Inteqna, Talentcor, LucasWorks!, Lucas Professional Search Group and Braun Valley Associates.
    Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request during the recruitment, assessment, selection and placement process. Aternate format available upon request.
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