Intermediate Estimator – Edmonton

  • Company:
    LafargeHolcim - HQ
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    12 hours ago
  • Category:
    Customer Service

Lafargein Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions. From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy,Lafarge”s focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute towardsustainablyconstructed building solutions. Lafarge takespersonal growth and developmentto heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you.Building Better Citiesis what we do. ComeBuild a Better Careerwith us! More information can be found atwww.lafarge-na.com/careers.Lafarge Canada has an opportunity for an Intermediate Estimator. You willWork in a team environment to prepare timely and accurate cost estimates of materials, labor and equipment for architectural and structural precast based on drawings and specificationsfor tendered and negotiated projects.Work directly with Sales, and closely with Engineering, Precast Manager, and Operations to understand project execution strategy and associated costs.Cooperate with Sales, Operations, and Engineering to develop accurate project budget and quotations. Actively monitor the construction association and other tendering authorities to seek bidding opportunities.Investigate client requests for quotations to determine project scope and requirements.Develop and maintain supplier and subcontractor relations. Evaluate and monitor costs post tendering process. Follow up and track bid results.Support project management process to develop costs or savings on changes to contracts.Strong commitment to Lafarge Safety standards.Post secondary diploma or at least 3 years’ experience in construction.Strong understanding of the estimating process and interaction with other disciplines within the company.General knowledge of the construction tendering process.Excellent organization and communication skills, and attention to detail.Ability to read and understand project plans and specifications.Drafting experience, understanding of Isometric views, AutoCAD, etc. will be an asset.Knowledge of BIM, Revit, Sketch up, Tekla, or take off software as BlueBeam will be desirable. Knowledge of BidtoWin will be an asset. Proficiency with MS Office applications.Effective written and oral communication skills.Strong team player with a positive attitude, and a self starter. Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.Through LafargeHolcim’s 2030 Plan, Lafarge is committed to providing solutions using sustainable manufacturing practices and improving the environment in and around its operations. The company has a sixty year history in Canada and works continually to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, restore wetlands for native plants and animals, and identify waste materials that can be recycled and used in our operations.