• Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #9569
  • Salary: CA$130,000.00
MatchBox Consulting Group is seeking an experienced Estimator for our client, a trusted Infrastructure Construction firm based in Vancouver, BC. Specializing in heavy civil, utilities, excavating and shoring, our client prides themselves on providing a solution-oriented approach driven by innovation and experience in the industry.
  • Coordinate total estimating effort relevant to a particular bid/project as assigned
  • Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate
  • Review schedule of projects being estimated
  • Organize estimating team to prepare bids, select vendors and/or subcontractors and determine cost effectiveness of projects to be bid
  • Perform or assist risk and contract management responsibilities as required;
  • Perform daily forecast of crew cost and production rate and report to Superintendent as required;
  • Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc. into unit and man-hour figures;
  • Prepare discipline estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work;
  • Consult with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues;
  • Monitor client addendum and advise the estimating team on changes during the estimate period;
  • Prepare or assist bids, select vendors and/or subcontractors;
  • May review design options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials;
  • Work with Company employees, owners and subcontractors to get commitment/consensus regarding proposed bids;
  • Obtain knowledge of project and appropriate regulations required to construct the project;
  • Review list of work to be performed by subcontractors;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from an accredited institution and 5 years estimating & cost control related experience and/or training;
  • Or 10 years related experience and/or training;
  • Construction, design, finance and management experience required; and
  • Advanced knowledge of HCSS Heavy Bid Estimating Software.
Headquartered in downtown Vancouver and serving clients nationally, MatchBox is a recruitment and solutions firm that specializes in the fields of Information Technology, Engineering & Technical and Accounting & Finance.  
We offer unrivaled expertise with a team that has many years of experience in the recruitment and professional services industry. Our recruitment consultants work in specific vertical markets and our passion is building great connections, creating strong opportunities, and delivering that perfect match.  
For additional opportunities and relevant news feed, please VISIT us at http://www.matchboxhr.com  and FOLLOW MatchBox on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/matchbox-recruitment 
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