05 Jul 2022
Senior Estimator
Burnaby, BC
Are you an Experienced Construction Estimator?
Agilus is recruiting for a Senior Estimator in the Construction Industry in Burnaby, British Columbia.
Our client is looking for an experienced Senior Estimator to work closely with their clients, providing a range of pre-construction services throughout the design & estimate phase. The Senior Estimator is knowledgeable in different types of construction and is able to analyze items from multiple perspectives. You will lead a talented and supportive pre-construction department, where teamwork is at the forefront. Working with limited supervision under the direction of the Chief Estimator or Department Head.

You will:
  • Draw on previous experience and contacts to create a plan, lead the estimates on all sizes and types of projects
  • Review final estimate packages to insure accuracy and completeness, prior to formal quotation
  • Know the subtrade market; Actively look for opportunities well in advance and plan how to take advantage of opportunities
  • Talk to clients /trades / consultants without entering into negotiation but setting up advantages for our client during award negotiations
  • Keep contact with PM’s during construction of successful bids to gain real time feedback on bid issues. Mentor and develop team members to maximize productivity, innovation, and teamwork
  • Devise potential bid strategies for both negotiated and competitive tender projects
  • Have the knowledge to create a quick order of magnitude budget for review by department head or other internal clients
  • Prepare and participate in presentations to clients, including final negotiations

You bring:
  • 10+ years of construction estimating experience
  • The ability to read and understand impacts of SGC's and division 1 specifications
  • Knowledge of insurance and bonding requirements
  • In-depth knowledge of construction materials and techniques
  • Understanding the impacts of various bid methods and types of head contracts
  • Expertise to recognize, assess, and resolve areas of risk within a project (exclusions, clarifications, and price adjustments)
  • Expertise to develop new forms, approaches, and ideas to make the department more efficient
  • Perform additional assignments and research to help further the knowledge base of yourself, the department, and the company

Total rewards:
  • Competitive salary, plus potential bonus & profit sharing
  • Matching RRSP, Extended benefits, Employee Assistance Program, life insurance, AD&D, LTD, CI, and MSP (100% of premiums paid by Client)
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation
  • Professional development support
  • Lunch catered to the office twice a week, company-wide social events
  • Office gym and group personal training classes, Shuffleboard, pool table, table tennis, and basketball hoop at head office
  • Being a part of our clients' team means working on a variety of interesting projects including breweries and recreation complexes and working with a supportive team

Please apply directly online by email RFernandes@agilus.ca

Agilus would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive; we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.
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