Construction Project Estimator/Co-ordinator

Primo Stone Works and Flooring Ltd. - Burnaby, BC (30 days ago)

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Our company is expanding and we are seeking a Project Estimator. We are based in Burnaby and we specialise in Countertops, Tile, Hardwood, Laminate and Carpet flooring.

Responsibility:

  • Review project drawings and specifications to determine scope of work.
  • Detailed project estimating, including material take-offs and specification reviews with management and sales team.
  • Tender/bid review and subsequent reporting to analyze results.
  • Ongoing project management to administer changes in the scope of work and cost to complete.
  • Prepare preliminary project budgets for ongoing tracking before/during/after completion.
  • Receiving works from project managers, as well as executing project development, delivery and close out.
  • Updating project managers on scope, cost, schedule, and quality for all assigned projects.
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously and providing solutions to issues in a timely manner in order to meet project schedules.
  • Attending meetings with developers.
  • Understanding plans and specifications, contract terms and conditions and overseeing design and construction performance.
  • Reviewing design and construction schedules
  • Be able to use estimating software, such as Planswift or Bluebeam.

Requirements:

  • Able to do complete take-off with Bluebeam or similar software.
  • 2-3 years experience in construction project estimation preferably flooring and countertops.
  • Graduated from BCIT/ recognized college.
  • Construction estimator experience (experience with interpreting design and technical drawings) is preferred.
  • Computer literacy is a must - be able to Microsoft Office such as word, excel and etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A highly organized and detail-oriented approach to estimating and tendering.
  • Ability to prepare detailed budgets relating to tenders and ongoing projects.
  • Experience in construction tender closings and bid submission.
  • A full understanding of flooring materials/components is required.
  • Exceptional ability to maintain schedules and meet established deadlines.
  • Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new programs and software.

Benefit:

Full Benefit Insurance Package, including medical and dental after 3 months probation period. Salary will commensurate with experience.This is a very exciting opportunity for you to showcase your skills and work with different people.

Please do NOT apply if you are neither a permanent resident nor a citizen, it will be automatically rejected. New immigrants are encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume along with a cover letter for immediate consideration.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Construction Estimating: 1 year (Preferred)