Project Estimator in Cochrane, Alberta

Project Estimator The Construction and Engineering Division of Design Group in concert with our client, a highly reputable railwork's contractor involved with track, signals and communication, transit construction and maintenance is searching for an experienced Estimator based in Calgary, ABSpecific Accountabilities: Prepares time, cost, materials and labor estimates; analyzes blueprints, tender documents and other contract details. Reviews contract documents and attends pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimates. Utilizes info from a variety of sources such as key personnel, prior estimates, purchase agreements and subcontract files to ensure best practice in current bids. Prepares accurate quantity surveys and take-offs. Solicits subcontractor/vendor pricing details; analyzes and evaluates subcontractor bids for their completeness and accuracy in scope of work. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Requirements: Post Secondary education in a related position or equivalent education, training and background. A minimum. of three years background estimating in a civil construction environment or similar. Background in communication or utility construction is an asset. Gold Seal Certification is an asset. Background using estimating software Expertise to read, understand and interpret blueprints and plans. Proficiency in reading and understanding contract documents. Excellent verbal and written correspondence skills and attention to detail. Expertise to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities. Excellent management skills and expertise to meet deadlines.Should you feel that you have the essential skills to be successful in this role, please forward your resume to: Dave OdlumAccount ManagerDesign Group403.513.8298dodlum@dg.caListing originally posted at

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Category:  Construction Work  |  Address:  Cochrane Alberta

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