Estimator

DATE POSTED: October 04, 2017, LOCATION: Winnipeg

Bird Construction is one of Canada’s leading General Contractors and is recognized for its strong commitment to the growth and prosperity of both our clients and our people. 

As an experienced member of the estimating team your primary focus is to provide accurate estimating and subcontractor costing from the budgeting and estimating stage through to the contract letting and planning stage. Working closely with the Chief Estimator, you will have a collaborative approach to delivering results through strong relationships with a broad network of professional colleagues, subcontractors and team members.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Participate in project development activities including scope definition and clarification, preconstruction planning, control estimate development and delivery.
  • Provide preconstruction services including the preparation of preliminary budgets, cost plans, and value engineering opportunities.
  • Develop strategies to create a competitive edge.
  • Determine general expenses and provide input into margins/fees.
  • Coordinate preparation of full estimates, identifying inherent risk and opportunities.
  • Analyze subcontractor requirements.
Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of estimating experience in the commercial construction industry.
  • Formal education related to Civil Engineering, Construction Management or other equivalent construction programs.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with estimating techniques and negotiating contracts.
  • Knowledge of tendering process.
  • Strong computer skills in such areas as Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
  • Experience using Timberline and On-screen Takeoff is considered an asset.
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Outstanding customer service/client relation skills.
  • Must be flexible and a team player.
  • Blueprint reading.
  • Highly organized.
Bird offers a competitive salary and profit sharing opportunities in addition to a variety of benefits including professional development, medical and dental programs, and life and disability insurances.

We thank all applicants for their interest in working at Bird Construction; although, only those identified for further consideration will be contacted


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