Estimator/Project Coordinator

Framework Construction - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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We are currently seeking an Estimator with past experience working for a General Contractor. This opportunity requires a results oriented, career professional, who thrives on accepting new challenges within a fast pace environment. As an Estimator you will have the following Responsibilities:

Prepare tenders from concept to submission with an emphasis on understanding and evaluating risk.

Responsible for all aspects of cost estimation for plan and spec projects;

Accountable for accuracy and completeness of tender submissions;

Analyze proposal specifications, drawings proposals and addendums in preparation for pricing;

Prepare estimates by calculating complete takeoff (when applicable) of scope of work;

Formulates all costs for tender submission – labour, equipment, material, rentals and subcontracts;

Review design options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials;

Maintain and build strong relationships with sub-trades Win/negotiate quality work at reasonable margins, carry out special projects as requested, and work to build repeat business with owners, consultants and engineers;

Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figure, including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers;

Review the estimate, plans, specifications and schedule with a Project Manager after award of project and prior to the construction phase of the project;

Organize sub-contractor quotes when the bid is successful and assisting the close-out process; Scheduling of work, including site visits and monitoring;

Maintain databases, including labour rates, material pricing and project costs; Assists with RFP’s and General Contract tender submissions;

Assists with Prequalification submissions, RFQ’s and RFI’s as required;

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Commercial Building Estimating: 7 years (Required)

Education:

  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (Required)

Location:

  • Edmonton, AB (Required)

Licence:

  • Drivers License and own Transportation (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)