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Senior Estimator


Project #: 4425
Job Title: Senior Estimator
Industry:Heavy Civil/Earthworks GC
Salary Range:Base plus bonus, Based on Experience
Benefits: Benefits Included 
Location:Coquitlam, BC
Recruiter:Kevin Leh
Email:kevinleh@goldbeck.com

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Profile

Our client is a successful heavy civil general contractor specializing in earthworks with projects spanning from site prep and development, road and highway construction to marine and port projects for public and private sector projects. They are in need to add a Senior Estimator to their team seeing a lot of opportunity for jobs and room to maximize and optimize their capacity.

The ideal candidate is a seasoned estimator for heavy civil and earthworks projects with experience with public sector bidding (BC Bid) and also private such as with developers. Post-secondary education in civil engineering and/or certification in quantity surveying and estimating is an asset.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established, stable and reputable company. They run a tight, lean, experienced and capable team who have been with the company for many years (minimal turnover) and this will be a key and long term position for their company moving forward.

Responsibilities

  • Lead in preparing estimates and bids and tender to vendors and subcontractors ensuring accuracy throughout the bid process and determine cost effectives of projects to be bid
  • Review specifications, drawings, contract documents to determine scope and associate risks
  • Prepare complete quantity take-offs based on scope of work.
  • Manage communication between all stakeholders to formulate estimate and solve issues
  • Identify bid opportunities for both public and private sectors
  • Evaluate construction methodologies and value engineering
  • Manage extra work and change orders
  • Perform risk and contract management
  • Ensure clean and accurate filing and documentation
  • Review and analyze actual project costing against estimates and build a historical database

  • Qualifications

  • Senior Estimator experience with heavy civil and earthworks construction projects
  • Experienced with public (BC Bid) and private sector bidding
  • Post-secondary education in civil engineering, quantity surveying, and related and/or combination of strong specific relevant job/industry experience will be considered
  • Construction, quantity surveying/estimating, professional engineering registration and designations an asset
  • Strong knowledge with heavy equipment and different heavy civil construction methods
  • Excellent, communication, interpersonal, coordination and leadership skills
  • Analytical, keen attention to detail, organized and methodical.
  • Strong problem solving skills, determined, self-starter, ability to juggle between multiple tasks
  • Computer proficient; MS Office(Excel, Word, Outlook, Project); Estimating software

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