Fabrication Estimator

  • Company:
    Waiward
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    12 hours ago
  • Category:
    General Labour

Location: Edmonton, AlbertaPosition: Permanent / Full Time / DayPositions Available: 1Reporting to:Director, Fabrication EstimatingWaiward is a respected construction and maintenance service provider that operates one of Canada’s largest fabrication shops based out of Edmonton, Alberta. Our mission isTo Be Your Trusted Partnerwhich ensures we act with integrity in all that we do. Through planned growth and development, we have kept our commitment to provide our customers with an unsurpassed level of service. Waiward’s historical and future success is grounded in our collective commitment to our core values.At Waiward our priority is our personal commitment to and belief in caring for each other, creating an incident-free culture focused on; planning and acting to reduce health, safety, environmental, and quality stressors, participation and accountability, leadership and building competency and acknowledging good work.Job PurposeThe Estimator is a critical position within Waiward. Estimators are responsible for evaluatingbid specifications and drawings, while ensuring that we know what’s required to successfully bid and win a project. 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.3+ years of experience within the Steel Industry required. The following education will be considered an asset and is not a requirement.Diploma in Construction Engineering Technology;Achievement of a Project Management Certificate (PMC) from a recognized Project Management Institute (PMI);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.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: preparing and analyzing data and figures; 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.Direct ReportsNone.