• Location: Langley, British Columbia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #11534
  • Salary: CA$110,000 Per Hour

About the Opportunity
Estimator
This position has a profound effect on the success of the company. In this role, you will be responsible 
for working on a myriad of estimates from industrial, commercial, and multi-family residential, tenant 
improvements.
This role represents the Company in a professional manner while keeping our best interests in mind by 
providing leadership, working closely with Pre-Construction and Development Departments in a team 
environment, ensuring consistent implementation and systems that optimize the performance and 
adherence to the high standard of cultural and ethical values of Orion Construction.
Responsibility Statement
Manage estimates on new projects, while working closely with Orion team members, consultants, and 
trades to provide high quality take offs and estimates.
General Functions and Duties

• Generate comprehensive project estimates based on conceptual drawings and minimal 
information.
• Review estimates with project stake holders
• Attend pre-tender site visits as required.
• Review drawings and specifications for completeness.
• Prepare tender documents for projects.
• Identify and propose project risk and cost mitigation as well as the potential for project 
opportunities and cost savings.
• Solicit trade pricing and compile a full RFP package
• Provide clear, detailed quantity take-offs.
• Assemble accurate and well-organized estimates and proposals in a timely manner
• Complete Budgeting and Scheduling for projects.
• Organize sub-contractors’ quotations, ensure quotes meet contract documents and 
scope of work, filling in any gaps that may exist.
• Maintain and expand sub-trade relationships and ensure trade list is updated regularly.
• Ensure that the various departments are provided with proper documentation related 
to project.
• Work with and manage with concerns of the various departments
• Provide and maintain unit pricing and database for material and labour costing.
Communication
• Participate in regular estimating team meetings
• Create relationships with various subcontractors and vendors to promote Orion 
Construction and build the sub-contractor list.
Key Deliverables
• Estimates, schedules, deliverables for agreements and contracts
Position Context
1. Technology Tools
• MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, Teams)
• Bluebeam Revu
• Autodesk Takeoff
• Cell Phone
• Laptop (Window OS)
1. Key Interaction Points:
• Internal: President; Directors; Managers, Development, Construction, 
Accounting, Sales, Customer Care.
• External: Owner or 3rd Party Clients; Consultants; Subcontractors; 
Clients; Third Party Work and AHJ’s.
1. Scheduled Meetings
• Weekly Estimating Department meetings.
• Site Trade Meetings as required.
1. Scheduled Reports
• Cost tracking and monitoring reports
• Postmortem reports and cost analysis
Position Qualifications
1. Experience
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience as an estimator or estimating related 
experience building/developing construction management
• Graduate from recognized engineering, architectural or construction 
management program is an asset.
• Previous experience estimating projects into the $ 40 million range.
• A proven ability to comprehend tender documents, specifications, and 
drawings, with an understanding of contractual requirements.
• Detailed understanding of all construction scopes of work.
• General construction knowledge: understanding of specifications, 
materials, and methods and procedures gained through site visits or 
on-site experience.
• Knowledge of key principles involved in bid preparation, including 
quantity takeoff procedures, trade contractor procurement, 
interdepartmental functions, pricing, and bid-closing procedures.
• Exceptional communication skills.
1. Education
• Post-secondary education with college diploma or degree related to 
Construction Management, Quantity Surveying and/or estimating.
1. Competencies
• Strong spreadsheet and database skills.
• Strong negotiation & written / oral communication skills, organized and 
detailed oriented.
• Clear, consistent, and reliable communicator
• Good knowledge of building codes and construction practices.
• Competence in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel & Project), 
Timberline, and Sage 300 CRE, Timberscan, estimating software, BIM 
software
• Enthusiasm for challenge and new initiatives is a must. Presents 
themselves as promotable, innovative, creative and a self-starter.
• Proven ability to work under pressure, be resilient and prioritize tasks 
and meeting. deadlines for normal functions and special assignments.
• Results oriented with a sense of urgency
• Attention to detail and accuracy.
• Ability to work well in a team environment and to build positive 
working relationships.
• Must be able to apply innovative and effective management 
techniques to maximize team performance

For more current job opportunities, Follow MatchBox at linkedin.com/company/matchbox-recruitment/

 

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About MatchBox

Headquartered in downtown Vancouver and serving clients nationally, MatchBox is one of the leading recruitment and solutions firms that specializes in the fields of IT & Technology, Engineering & Technical, Real Estate & Construction, and Accounting & Finance. We offer unrivaled expertise with our team’s extensive experience in the recruitment and professional services industry. We are dedicated to building great connections and creating strong opportunities within the workforce and the labor market.

 

Equal Opportunities

MatchBox is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including members of minority groups such as racialized individuals, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and Indigenous peoples. It is a priority for us that all candidates are treated fairly and without discrimination. Our recruitment teams receive ongoing training on using objective criteria for evaluating candidates and other related topics to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

 

Work Permits

Please note that we require all interested candidates to obtain the necessary work permits from the Government of Canada prior to submitting an application. This position is open exclusively to individuals residing in Canada and legally authorized to work in Canada. Applications not meeting these criteria will not be considered.

 

Further Consideration

We receive a high volume of applications and are only able to contact candidates who are selected for further consideration.

 

Find out more at www.matchboxhr.com

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