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Senior Estimator in Vancouver at Design Group Staffing

Date Posted: 8/23/2018

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Job Description

Senior Estimator - Construction

Our long standing construction client is looking to add to their current team of 3 Estimators. As a Intermediate/ Senior Estimator will be responsible for estimating a variety of industrial and commercial projects with conceptional estimating being key in every project.


  • Review project plans and specifications and coordinate with team to confirm complete scope
  • Identify risk issues and their order of magnitude
  • Prepare instructions to bidders, bid form and other bid solicitation information
  • Prepare conceptual budgets on minimal information
  • Evaluate and Develop construction rates, subcontract cost estimates and proposals
  • Perform productivity analysis of cost estimates; perform comparisons of scope, quantities, and cost data between projects
  • Review designs and specifications for cost effectiveness; provide recommendations for alternates where applicable
  • Identify scopes of work
  • Contact necessary sub-trades and suppliers for estimates; supply necessary required drawings and data
  • Proactively handle construction-related questions from sub-trades and suppliers
  • Complete preliminary construction schedules
  • Present estimate to required parties; if and when required
  • Liaise with Business Development function to ensure they are apprised of the high level details regarding the estimate; educate on estimate if and when required
  • Review of completed estimates vs. the estimates for improvement of accuracy of future estimates

You will be joining a firm which has a key belief in people and culture. They have tenured and motivated individuals which makes for a great training, development and career growth opportunity.

Should you want to explore further, please send resume to Manpreet Bains,