Chief Estimator

  • Company:
    Michael Page International (Canada)
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    22 hours ago
  • Category:
    Banking & Financial Services

We’re looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.

  • Create comprehensive and accurate estimates easily convertible to construction budgets
  • Receive project documentation and create estimate breakdown
  • Follow up with project success to update future estimates
  • Pre-qualify and analyze new vendors for potential use.
  • Create and issue tenders for sub-contracting pricing
  • Create and maintain a costing database for future budgeting
  • Provide a weekly update on all current and upcoming estimates and budgets
  • Provide monthly reporting of issued estimates and budgets and track success rates
  • Identify project risks, mitigate company exposure to them effectively
  • Depth of experience with ICI type facilities ground up including site development
  • Confident and personable with clients, and sub-contractors
  • Simultaneous management of multiple estimates of varying size and complexity
  • Able to estimate high-level budgets as well as detailed line-item estimates
  • Able to instigate action from Sub-Trades and Vendors/Suppliers
  • Highly competent and effective negotiator
  • Ability to effectively communicate with Project Managers and Site Superintendents to verify scope capture and project plan of the estimate
  • Able to effectively communicate with engineers and architects to ensure all scopes of work are considered.
  • Effective writing and oral communication skills
  • Successful at maintaining and growing client and vendor relationships