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Senior Estimator in Vancouver at Design Group Staffing

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Senior Estimator – Global firm with award winning projects

Vancouver, B.C

Our client seeking a Senior Estimator who would be managing and be responsible for all estimating functions that may be required during preconstruction including value engineering, alternative and comparative studies. Taking the lead from an Estimating/ Preconstruction basis on projects assigned.

Reports To: Preconstruction Manager and Chief Estimator


  • Review quantity take-offs, analysis, estimate, and studies for all items incorporated in the assigned scope.
  • Take lead role in Lump Sum (LS) bids.
  • Review drawings, specifications and all other construction documents. Make senior management aware of design-related problems, completeness of documents and other potential risks.
  • Work in conjunction with Operations to ensure that detailed General Conditions/Requirement (GC/GRs) estimates are prepared, and review with others as needed.
  • Responsible for the value engineering process during preconstruction for the assigned projects.
  • Manage the Estimating Engineers and Assistant Estimating Engineers, including completing performance evaluations.
  • Ensure strict adherence to safety, Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC), ethics and compliance requirements at all times.
  • Manage the allocation of work hours for staff assigned to projects to ensure it is within budgetary guidelines.
  • Communicate and collaborate with Operations and Purchasing during preconstruction efforts.
  • Responsible for the preparation of preliminary estimates and studies during preconstruction to monitor design development cost trends in order to detect over-runs and potential problem areas.
  • Ensure assigned tasks are completed and delivered within time frames allotted.

Company culture consists of training and developing their employees. Employees get to engage with their peers across countries and have constant mentors. Team activities around the year to keep everyone engaged and having FUN! 

In order to apply, please send your resume to Manpreet Bains,