Cardel Lifestyles Estimating Assistant Contract in Calgary, AB

Cardel Lifestyles

Branch Calgary AB CA

Estimating Assistant
Calgary, AB

Ability to work under pressure with conflicting/changing deadlines. Cardel Lifestyles was created in 2000 to bring our signature quality and value to townhome…

Cardel Lifestyles was created in 2000 to bring our signature quality and value to townhome and condominium buyers. Currently we are Calgary’s top choice multi-family home builder, thanks to our customers and a product line that’s a cut above the rest. Cardel Lifestyles is also Calgary’s most award winning multi-family builder.

We are currently looking for an Estimating Assistant for a six-month contract (with the possibility of extension). This entry level role will report to the Design Coordinator, the Estimating Assistant would be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Receiving and tracking upgrade submissions from our sales team,
  • Creating binders for upgrade submissions and redacting confidential information as needed,
  • Create upgrade spec binder for construction sites,
  • Review upgrade summaries from trades and suppliers and verify submitted summaries to customer selections,
  • Regularly update upgrade pricing database and specification sheets,
  • Assist in issuing miscellaneous upgrade purchase orders (PO’s),
  • Filing various upgrade and Estimating documents as needed,
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned.


  • 1-2 years of experience in a high-demanding Estimating or Administrative role
  • Post-secondary education in business administration, interior design, or Estimating is considered an asset
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills (specifically intermediate to advanced skills in Excel)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to adjust and work with various personality types
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure with conflicting/changing deadlines

Our values and policies promote teamwork, innovation, long-term employment, and work-life balance. As a family, oriented, community minded company Cardel Lifestyles offers many benefits including: flex days and flexible work schedules; health insurance; team building activities; and career growth. Do not miss this exciting opportunity to work with an award-winning team!

Job Type: Contract

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-10
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