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Senior Estimator

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Quorex Construction Services Ltd.
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Technical/Applied Science Diploma
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We are a multi-disciplined team of professionals who have been in the construction and development business for more than 30 years. Our projects encompass the commercial, institutional, multi-family, warehouse and industrial sectors in a region continuing to experience economic growth and prosperity. Our communication skills and work ethics are the keys to our "teamwork builds quality" approach.

The Senior Estimator is a critical member of our management team and a leader within our organization, who will maintain relationships with our key stakeholders, clients and owner representatives.
Reporting to the President & CEO, the Senior Estimator is the primary member of the estimating team responsible for all aspects of the estimating and tendering process.
As Senior Estimator you would be responsible for:
- Supporting our estimating team through the bidding process.
- Reviewing specifications and drawings to determine scope of work.
- Completing detailed quantity take offs including costing of all aspects of the tender.
- Project planning and scheduling for tenders including site logistics and project plans to suit the tender requirements.
- Developing and maintaining work relationships and communication with sub-trades, suppliers, design teams and clients.
- Supporting our Project Managers with negotiation of contracts and project buy outs once tenders have been awarded.    

Candidates must have superior communication skills and a demonstrated track record in previous estimating positions with a Commercial Construction Company.  At least 10 years of construction industry experience in an estimating position with experience both in estimating and project delivery.  Post-secondary education in construction-related disciplines is preferred (Engineering Degree/Technical Diploma).

We offer a competitive salary, bonus program, an extensive group insurance plan and a retirement program.


Skills and Abilities

Business Equipment and Computer Applications
 - Databases
 - Electric digitizer
 - Estimating packages
 - Scheduling packages
 - Spreadsheets
 - Take-off packages
Project Size Estimating Experience
 - $8,000,001 +
Specific Skills
 - Analyze tenders and recommend awards
 - Estimate pre-contract costs
 - Monitor and adjust contract expenditures
 - Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers and contractors
 - Prepare elemental format estimates (Classes B, C, D)
 - Prepare bill of material
 - Prepare master format estimates (Class A)
 - Prepare estimates of labour and material costs
 - Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
 - Project cash flow and financing requirements
 - Select sub-trades
 - Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems
 - Utilize quantity take-off procedures
 - Advise on tendering procedures
Major Work Area
 - Estimating
Essential Skills
 - Significant use of memory
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Numeracy
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Additional Skills
 - Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications
Type of Construction Experience
 - Architectural
 - Civil
 - Commercial
 - Electrical
 - Institutional
 - Mechanical
 - Residential
 - Structural


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