Junior Estimator
in Dartmouth, NS

Dartmouth, NS
Full-time - Permanent
Experienced
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Competition Number: 28

Reporting to the Director, Estimating or the Director, Service Work, the Junior Estimator is responsible to provide quantity estimating support to Senior Estimators.

Position Responsibilities
Accountabilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Perform quantity takeoffs
  • Provide support for bonding and insurance document requirements
  • Assist Senior Estimators during tender closing
  • Attend project and/or design meetings with Senior Estimator and assist with meeting minutes

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • College degree or certificate in Construction Management Technology or Architectural Engineering Technology
  • Experience working with computers (proficient with Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Ability to quickly learn new software programs
  • General knowledge of construction techniques and sequences
  • Ability to read and understand construction documents (e.g., tender drawings, tender specifications)
  • Aptitude to perform basic math skills to calculate unit, area, and volume conversions
  • Capable to work independently
  • Ability to follow directions and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to build positive working relationships and effectively communicate with internal and external clients
  • Past experience working as a Junior Estimator is an asset
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