Project Estimator Level 1

Telstorm - Vaughan, ON (30+ days ago)

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Basekämp Construction Corp. is a Canadian owned and operated construction corporation. We provide complete construction services from the design phase to the project completion in the Telecommunications and General Contracting industries. We specialize in providing experienced technicians to complete our client's construction needs.

Basekämp Construction Corp. also draws upon a large network of partner firms and design professionals to complement our services to meet all our clients' needs. Our collective professional experience encompasses the following industry sectors:

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Project Estimator Level 1
This individual must have completed post-secondary education and obtained either a College Diploma or University degree in his or her field of specialty. The individual must be able to work well in a team environment taking direction from supervisory staff (Project Estimator 2) in managing multiple bid submissions. The project Estimator shall possess entry level understanding of industry practices and standards and is committed to improving on his/her skills within the field of Project Estimating. In addition, the individual must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, in addition to time management and organizational skills. Project Estimator Level 1 will implement sound project estimating principles for small to medium sized projects with construction budget, valued under $1M, with a moderate risk level.

Travel will be required, primarily in Southern Ontario. The candidate must have a valid Ontario Driver’s License and their own vehicle.

Maintain and update all active bidding accounts
Search online strategically to find new bidding opportunities and prequalification’s to pursue and register them under the guidance of the Level 2 Estimator
Attend Bid Walks and document with notes and photos as per requirements
File estimating inbox emails in directory
Actively participate in daily bid status meetings as well as weekly workload meetings
Assist in developing and maintaining ongoing tracking and unit cost/calculation spreadsheets, the sub-trade database, and technical submission written material
Exercise proficiency in reading working drawings, including but not limited to Architectural, Civil-Structural, Mechanical, Electrical and Communications divisions
Utilize estimating resources efficiently to achieve weekly bid volume targets
Procure all requisite insurance, bonds, and materials to prepare bid documents for senior review
Work with Sub trades and company Estimators, Supervisors, Coordinators, and Project Managers to integrate estimating and project delivery activities more effectively
Utilize project estimating software to aid in project costing
Assist level 2 Estimator with duties and tasks and bring to the attention any issues that cannot be resolved