Cost Estimator Construction

Posted on May 17

Mka Canada Inc.

Calgary, AB

Screening questions

Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?; Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?; Do you have education in this field of employment?

Long term benefits Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

Financial benefits Mileage paid

Health benefits

Health care plan; Dental plan; Vision care benefits

Workplace information Remote work available

Personal Suitability

Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Organized

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities Attention to detail; Tight deadlines

Transportation/Travel Information

Own vehicle; Willing to travel; Valid driver's licence

Own Tools/Equipment Steel-toed safety boots; Hard hat; Equipment

Security and Safety Criminal record check

Additional Skills

Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications; Provide economic feasibility studies and preliminary estimates for proposed projects; Operate CADD and other computer software systems

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

Take-off packages; Spreadsheet; Scheduling packages; MS Excel; Estimating packages

Major Work Area Quantity surveying; Estimating

Specific Skills

Advise on tendering procedures; Utilize quantity take-off procedures; Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems; Project cash flow and financing requirements; Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads; Prepare master format estimates (Class A); Prepare elemental format estimates (Classes B, C, D); Prepare and maintain directory of supplies and trade contractors; Estimate pre-contract costs; Analyze tenders and recommend awards; Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs; Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates

Financial benefits Mileage paid

Long term benefits Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

Health benefits

Health care plan, Dental plan, Vision care benefits

Experience 3 years to less than 5 years

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate; Membership in the Professional Corporation for Estimators; Membership in the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors

Education College/CEGEP

Languages English

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