AUTHENTIC DEVELOPMENTS INC. Estimator Full Time in Regina, SK


Branch Regina SK CA

Regina, SK

Type of Construction Experience. 5-10 years of progressive estimating in residential and commercial building. Have a keen understanding of the National Building…

We are seeking an experienced Estimator who is motivated and dedicated to our client. We are looking for someone that can think outside the box and find the best solution to deliver superior results. You are a proactive thinker and are always focused on the next step in the building process to ensure efficiencies are made and budgets are met.

Areas of work would include:
1. Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
2. Obtains and computes costs by analyzing labor, material, freight, subcontract work, and time requirements.
3. Resolves discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
4. Responsible for managing all project costs from the start of the build, to completion.
5. Prepares take offs and costing, based on customer selections and completes purchase orders accordingly.
6. Develop budgets based on past builds/current builds and scope any cost savings/efficiencies.
7. Identifies labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
8. Monitors the day to day cost of site resources.
9. Works with the client and trades to help customize and personalize each build.
10. Contributes to entire team by accomplishing related tasks as needed to achieve team goals and objectives.

Areas of experience and skills we would like you to bring:
1. 5-10 years of progressive estimating in residential and commercial building.
2. Ability to manage multiple projects at a time, proficiently.
3. Ability to analyze tenders/proposals and recommend awards.
4. Ability to complete accurate calculations and takeoffs.
5. A thorough understanding of blueprints and architectural drawings.
6. Effective at problem solving and decision making.
7. Strong negotiation skills.
8. Exceptional time management and organizational skills.
9. Have a keen understanding of the National Building Codes for Canada.

Skills and Abilities

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • Estimating packages
  • Scheduling packages
  • Spreadsheets
  • Take-off packages

Project Size Estimating Experience

  • $ 500,001 – $1,500,000

Specific Skills

  • Analyze tenders and recommend awards
  • Estimate pre-contract costs
  • Monitor and adjust contract expenditures
  • Prepare bill of material
  • Prepare master format estimates (Class A)
  • Prepare estimates of labour and material costs
  • Utilize quantity take-off procedures

Essential Skills

  • Significant use of memory
  • Continuous learning
  • Computer use
  • Finding information
  • Job task planning and organizing
  • Critical thinking
  • Decision making
  • Problem solving
  • Oral communication
  • Writing
  • Numeracy
  • Document use
  • Reading text

Additional Skills

  • Provide economic feasibility studies and preliminary estimates for proposed projects
  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications

Type of Construction Experience

  • Commercial
  • Residential

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Regina, SK, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02
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