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Senior Estimator

Vancouver, British Columbia · Construction/Facilities
Salary: $120k to $150k However salary is negotiable for the right candidate.  RRSP Matching Plan, Robust Benefits Plan.

The Client:

A well Established and fast growing Commercial/Residential General Contracting Firm in Vancouver.  


Reporting to: Director of Estimating 

Full-time opening for a senior- level Estimator to lead the estimating team, review scope definition and prepare estimates including detailed cost breakdowns, equipment lead times, identify critical issues that may impact cost sensitive areas and determine materials and fabrication requirements based on equipment description, layout, specification review and schedule associated with the development of multiple concrete residential, commercial, or mixed-use projects. You will be responsible for working with the Project Managers during later tender & construction phases. in the BC Lower Mainland and Vancouver Region. Projects range from $10M-$300M in value

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assemble all estimating input including labour, material, equipment and trade pricing with the support of a larger team
  • Prepare and analyze labour needs and breakdowns to assist with budgets and planning
  • Review designs to identify areas of improvement and opportunity for cost efficiencies
  • Complete project scope of work reviews to ensure completeness of estimates, and all technical specifications, subcontractor scopes, and general condition items have been quantified and costed
  • Build strong relationships and long-term partnership opportunities with our trades and suppliers
  • Conceptual estimating from preliminary drawings through final cost analysis
  • Track estimated versus actual costs over the life of the project
  • Contribute to design and preconstruction meetings with owners and consultants
  • Support our leadership in the training and development of emerging talent on the team.

At least six to eight (6-8) solid years of experience working on complex projects, commercial and or residential multi-family concrete from beginning to end
Proven experience as a lead estimator 
Knowledge of trade practices, market conditions, and building materials
Experience and comfortable working with a computerized measurement software system
Certificate, diploma, or degree in Building Technology, Construction Management, Construction Technology, or a related field
Strong leadership skills - with the ability to manage difficult conversations effectively and deal with challenging situations with ease
Ability to communicate confidently and effectively with all levels of employees and owners, architects, and subtrades.

If you would like more details or you’re interested in applying for this role, please send your resume and project list to rjohns@talentsphere.ca or you can call me at (780)994-0421 

Only applicants with the legal right to work in Canada can be considered for this opportunity.
We thank all those who express interest in this opportunity however only those short-listed we be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in this job posting.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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