Junior Residential Estimator/Supervisor

  • Company:
    LafargeHolcim - HQ
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    21 hours ago
  • Category:
    Customer Service

As the global leader in innovative and sustainable building materials, we’re committed to shaping a greener, smarter and healthier world. At Lafarge Canada Inc., safety comes first, collaboration matters and diversity is celebrated with people who share our desire to continually make our materials better.Do you have the drive, the skills, and the passion to join us?The primary objective of this position is to provide support to the project management team and coordinate daily activities on various projects in the greater Edmonton market.This is a seasonal position (6 – 8 months) with the potential for it to become permanent.Your work will include:Responsible for all safety and environmental aspects on projects and at worksites. Promote Lafarge’s safety culture.Project management of all contracts either awarded or assigned to the incumbent including attending site meetings, identifying and pricing work extra to the contract, coordinating and scheduling the project with the customer, invoicing, collections, and resolving any disputes involving the customer and any other third parties.Verify contract documents and blueprints for accuracy and project materials.Manage Subcontractors, outline expectations, scheduling information and track productions.Verify job site quantities.Monitor project costs and financial reports. Provide feedback to operations and estimating departments.Direct liaison with customers, consultants and owners. Ensure that client satisfaction has been achieved.Monitoring of the construction market and identifying suitable projects which Lafarge would be interested in biddingPreparing accurate and competitive cost estimates based on efficient construction practices, and using the most competitive and reliable subcontractors and suppliersPreparing final bid, complete with mark up based on market conditions, Lafarge policy and in conjunction with the Chief Estimator and/or the General Manager.Job set-up for all projects estimated and awarded to Lafarge by the incumbent including credit approval, bonding, insurance, W.C.B. clearance, schedules, pre-construction meetings, subcontract agreements, purchase orders, as well as internal job setup for operations and accountingOther tasks as assigned.Educational Background:Working towards a diploma or degree in Civil Engineering is preferred, or equivalent experience. A combination of educational background along with skills / experience will be considered. Experience:Estimating, project management and field supervisory experience a strong plus. May be required toparticipate in on-site management of larger projects.Computer literate.Understanding of Microsoft excel, Microsoft Project, and Bid2Win estimating software Strong understanding of paving, sub-grade, gravel base course, concrete construction and related subcontractor operations.As part of our dedicated focus on the health and safety of all employees, a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol testing and a criminal record check, may be required.As we are reinventing the way the world builds, we need world-class talent to join our Lafarge Canada team: people who are passionate, driven by curiosity and keen to grow, learn, develop and thrive in our high-performance culture.Whatever you do, you will make a difference here. Because we know that your passion and curiosity are the natural resources the world needs.See more opportunities at www.lafarge.ca/careers.We thank you for your interest.Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.