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Vancouver, BC · Construction/Facilities


General Contractor 

Multi-family Residential, Highrise  

Vancouver, BC  

$100,000 - $130,000 Annual Salary 


Our client in the Vancouver area is looking for an Estimator to join their growing business.  


Estimator Duties & Responsibilities:  

  • Preparing estimates of the cost of materials, labour and equipment for a construction project 

  • Understanding and reading schemes in order to make estimates of the cost of the project 

  • Establishing and maintaining the tendering(bidding) process 

  • Setting up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures 

  • Maintaining a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors 

  • Working with engineers, architects, owners, and contractors on feasibility studies and making adjustments to the cost when needed 

  • Managing and coordinating construction projects and preparing construction progress schedules 

  • Preparing estimates of labour, material costs, general expenses and overheads 

  • Operating computer software programs 

  • Reading and interpreting blueprints, maps, drawings and project specifications 

  • Understanding and being able to advise on the tendering process 

  • Setting up cost monitoring and reporting systems 

  • Maintaining a directory of suppliers and trade contractors 

  • Collaborating with engineers, architects, owners and contractors 


Estimator Qualifications:  

  • 5+ years in a safety leadership position.  

  • A college degree in civil or construction engineering. 

  •  Certification from the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors. 

  •  Experience in residential and/or mixed-rise construction is preferred.  

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  

  • Strong leadership skills.  

  • Good computer skills and experience using MS Office and safety software.  

  • Excellent organizational, time management, and relationship-building skills.  

  • Knowledge of construction safety protocols.  


Estimator Renumeration:  

  • Competitive Base pay  

  • Dental care and extended health care  

  • Paid sick-time  


Estimator Similar Job Titles:  

Chief Estimator 

Construction Estimator 

Estimating Manager 

Estimator Coordinator  



Apply below! 

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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