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Lead Construction Estimator

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Fredericton, NB
Posted 8 days ago

Lead Construction Estimator

Fredericton, NB

AM- 17852

Meridia Recruitment Solutions has partnered with Maple Leaf Homes to recruit a Lead Construction Estimator to join their team based in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

For 40 years, Maple Leaf Homes has been a locally owned and operated business, which has grown to become one of the largest private sector employers in the greater Fredericton area. Staying true to their core values of commitment, sustainability, and quality, our client is an award-winning, industry-leading manufacturer of high-quality single and multi-family homes and commercial spaces that are available across Atlantic Canada, Ontario, and the New England States. As a leader in the industry, with regards to both cost and quality, Maple Leaf Homes offers guaranteed and predetermined pricing to their customers, while still using the latest styles, trends, and premium materials to construct energy-efficient spaces.

Role Description:

Reporting to the Estimating Supervisor within the Design and Engineering Department, the Lead Construction Estimator will carefully review assigned plans for multi-unit Residential and Commercial projects to create accurate and thorough quantity takeoffs. As a Senior Team Member, the Lead Construction Estimator will also support the Supervisor with project coordination, and by overseeing, monitoring, and approving the work of the Estimating Team.

By joining Maple Leaf Homes, you'll be part of a proud locally-owned organization that has been supporting the housing crisis as a major manufacturer of affordable modular housing for decades.

Maple Leaf Homes offers a team and family-oriented culture, a competitive compensation and benefits package, and an environment that promotes personal and professional development.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare complete cost estimates for multi-unit Residential and Commercial projects, including quantity take-offs for all disciplines (architectural, structural, mechanical & electrical) from construction documentation;
  • Accurately prepare and interpret project specifications;
  • Manage and track RFQ's to various suppliers and subcontractors for ongoing projects;
  • Coordinate the purchasing of materials in preparation for project kick-off;
  • Analyze previous project costing information and historical data;
  • Assist with project coordination activities;
  • Process change orders accurately and efficiently;
  • Collaborate with other departments to gather information and data for projects;
  • Execute projects in accordance with company and client guidelines and standards.

Your Qualifications:

As the ideal candidate, you are a self-starter with an eye for detail. You enjoy a collaborative culture and are willing to lend a hand to your team whenever necessary. Additionally, you are passionate about your work, analytically inclined, organized, and flexible.

Your qualifications include:

  • 5+ years of relevant estimating experience in the ICI construction industry;
  • Post-secondary education in a relevant discipline (i.e., Engineering), or a combination of education and relevant industry experience;
  • Knowledge of the Canadian National Building Code (Part 3 and 9);
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD would be considered an asset;
  • Proficiency with estimating software such as Planswift, Timerbline and/or BlueBeam;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel;
  • Excellent working knowledge of construction drawings, specifications, and bid documents;
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently, under tight timelines, in a fast-paced environment;
  • Effective problem-solving skills;
  • Great communication skills, both verbal and written to effectively interact with the team and suppliers.

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online by clicking "Apply Now" below.

For more information contact Austin McLennan, Senior Consultant, at 902-424-1103 and [email protected] or Kyle Armstrong, Recruitment Specialist at 902-334-7488 and [email protected], or please apply online by clicking the "Apply Now" button below. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Austin or Kyle know.

Meridia Recruitment Solutions connects leading organizations with top talent by building strong relationships and creating ideal matches with candidates because we are only successful when you are. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity.

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About Meridia Recruitment Solutions

Meridia Recruitment Solutions connects organizations with top talent by building strong relationships and creating ideal matches quickly, because we are only successful when you are.
With a focus on professional, managerial, technical and administrative roles, we offer recruitment solutions for permanent positions as well as interim and project-based needs.
As a KBRS company, Meridia is a part of a tradition of excellence in recruitment that began in Atlantic Canada in 1975. The Meridia Recruitment team of more than 60 professionals operate from offices in Halifax, Moncton, St. John's, and Toronto.
Whether you are an employer looking to hire outstanding professionals, or a professional considering your next career move, connect with us to learn how we can work together.

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