Estimator - ICI

Archer Recruitment Pte Ltd

An Estimator with 3+ years experience in ICI projects, ranging from $2-30mil

  • Competitive compensation package + group RRSP
  • Career advancement
  • Progressive and growing company
Archer Recruitment is working alongside a well established and growing company based in South Western Ontario who are looking to bolster their team with the appointment of an Estimator.

Reporting into the Estimating Manager, you will use your strong analytical and technical capabilities to prepare timely and accurate project budgets and quotations to meet or exceed expectations of profitability and delivery of Lump Sum Tender, Design-Build, and Construction Management projects.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Spearhead competitive tenders and budgets for ICI projects ranging from $2 - $30 million
  • Prepare work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents. Read and interpret to understand complete scope of work.
  • Understand requirements of the project and select applicable costing metric
  • Analyze data and produce forecasts of costs for budgeting design-build and construction management pursuits
  • Perform labour, material, and equipment take-offs and associated pricing
  • Maintain the directory of suppliers and contractors
  • Prepare preliminary project schedules
  • Perform risk analysis in preparing project estimate
  • Coordinate with Operations Team in preparation of estimates
  • Communicate with trade partners and team members regarding new and current projects
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with qualified vendors and subcontractors; obtain bids with complete scopes of work for projects as applicable
  • Negotiate trade packages for subcontract award, prepare detailed scopes of work
  • Maintain historical costing database utilizing costing from current projects
  • Resolve differences between budget and actual cost; provide value engineering analysis
  • Assist with handing over projects from Estimating Team to Operations Team by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Maintain technical knowledge through professional development, education workshops, and reviewing technical publications
  • Mentor and support junior estimating staff
  • Contribute to team effort by achieving team goals and promoting a positive atmosphere
Education & Experience:
  • Diploma or degree in engineering, construction science/management, architecture technology, or relevant field
  • CET, GSC, or PQS certification is an asset
  • Proven experience as construction estimator (5+ years)
 Qualifications & Skills:
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in ICI, from a general contractor/construction management background
  • Deep understanding of research methodology, data analysis and estimating metrics
  • Knowledge of market labor, material, and equipment rates
  • Expertise in Excel
  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation abilities
  • Well-organized, reliable, high level of integrity
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD or Revit is considered an asset
In return, the successful candidate can expect:
  • Competitive compensation package 
  • Career advancement
  • Benefits
  • Group RRSP
  • Dynamic team environment
  • Professional development and training opportunities
We appreciate every single application that reaches us but due to the high volume of applicants we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates.

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