Estimator

  • Company:
    Waiward
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Customer Service

Location: Edmonton, AlbertaPosition: Permanent / Full Time / DayPositions Available: 1Reporting to:Senior ContractsManagerWaiward is a steel fabrication and construction service provider based in Edmonton, Alberta. Our vision at Waiward is to be the leading provider of these services known for its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and working with the best clients on the best projects.Waiward serves businesses internationally, and works all over Western Canada.At Waiward, it is our priority to get our employees home safely, every single day. We believe the best way to achieve an incident-free culture is to invest in each employee. Here, you won’t just have a job; you’ll have a career so you can grow with us. At Waiward…You Are Waiward, and Waiward Is You!Job PurposeThe Estimator is a critical position within Waiward. Estimators are responsible for evaluating bid specifications and drawings, while ensuring that we know what”s required to successfully bid and win a project. Estimators must aggressively follow-up with subcontractors to ensure that bids are received. Estimators also work with the Project Management teams to follow-up on bids and budgets to close on business.Displays a commitment to Waiward’s incident-free vision, values, and culture;Exercises due diligence in review of Request for Quotation documents;Communicates with clients the process of developing tenders according to the clients specifications;Prepares detailed material take-offs and cost estimates as per company standards;Prepares and submit tenders in accordance with company standards;Follows company procedures for verification and checking of bids;Confirms capacities with Waiward’s Production and Drafting to meet project schedules;Assists in bid-IFC drawing price comparisons;Participates in project post mortems to analyze bid vs. actual;Participates in pre-award negotiations to ensure that contracts offered comply with the terms and conditions;Participates in the development of project execution strategy;Develops and maintains client relations;Follows up on quotations to determine status;Assists in Contract Change Notice (CCN) pricing as requested;Performs Project Management duties as requested.8-10 years of directly related experience;Experience within the Steel Industry required;Diploma in Construction Engineering Technology considered an asset;Achievement of a Project Management Certificate (PMC) from a recognized Project Management Institute (PMI) is also considered an asset;A team player who is self motivated and has strong attention to detail;Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills that are complemented by effective interpersonal, oral and written communication;Proficient in MS Office software;Adaptable and flexible with taking on new opportunities as assigned by the Contracts Director.Working ConditionsThe incumbent is required to work in an office environment with moderate noise. The job may require the incumbent to walk stairs; be outside in inclement weather (slippery surfaces and cold); carrying objects, driving and being exposed to normal office routines.Physical RequirementsThe incumbent is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: viewing a computer terminal for extended periods of time; and extensive reading. The incumbent is also required to stand and sit for extended periods of time.* Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted. Waiward is an equal opportunity employer.*