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Altima Contracting Ltd. located on 8029 Fraser Street, Vancouver, BC V5X 3X5 is looking for one Junior Construction Estimator (NOC – 22303) on a full-time, permanent basis to join them as soon as possible.

Job Details

Job Title: Junior Construction Estimator

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent (min. 3 years contract)

Wage:  $39/hr – $42/hr (depending on experience)

Term of employment: min. 30 – 35 hrs/week

Start Date of Employment: As soon as possible

Reporting directly to the Chief Estimator, the Construction Estimator is part of the estimating and sales team developing project leads, obtaining and submitting request for proposals and qualifications and proceeding with the development of accurate bids for competitive tenders on construction projects.

Some of the responsibilities of the Junior Construction Estimator include:

·     Searching leads for proposal and bid opportunities

·     Assist in the preparation of project prequalification

·     Maintain the cost estimating and subcontractor databases up to date

·     Assist in the prequalification of subcontractors and suppliers

·     Fully understand scope of works and evaluation risks on projects

·     Perform quantity take-offs from plans and drawings

·     Solicit bid prices from subcontractors and suppliers prior to closing a tender

·     Prepare preliminary construction schedule prior to tender closing

·     Assist the estimating team during tender closings

·     Maintain excellent working relationships with Engineers, Architects, subcontractors, suppliers, clients, and consultants.

·     Assist in post award project management and conduct site visits

Candidates Should

·     Hold a college or University degree preferably in Engineering

·     Have 1-3 years estimating/ project management experience

·     Have excellent communication skills in English (oral and written)

·     Be able to read, understand and interpret plans, drawings, sketches, and contract specifications

·     Have superior working knowledge of MS Office suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook

·     Have estimating experience with On-Screen Takeoff, Bluebeam, Timberline, or similar estimating software
Interested applicants can email resume to: altimacareers@hotmail.com

Note: This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Visible minorities, Youth.