Careers

Construction Estimator

Position

Consortium M.R. has been working in the public and private construction field in all regions of Quebec since 1981.  The company is looking for a construction estimator to join its dynamic and professional team, in an environment with human values.

If you are passionate about construction, like to work on a team, and show leadership, you are the candidate we are looking for!

Role and responsibilities

  • Obtaining bid plans ;
  • Receiving and distributing addendums;
  • Preparing bids by:
  • Evaluating construction costs;
  • Requesting clarification and facilitating resolution of technical issues;
  • Inviting bids and verifying bids (prices) from the various subcontractors involved in the project;
  • Validating the quantity take-offs ;
  • Assisting in site visits for estimating;
  • Establishing construction methods during estimating;
  • Establishing work teams and daily production quotas;
  • Establishing and obtaining approval from the project manager for a cost summary;
  • Calculating and evaluating unit prices;
  • Balancing and double-checking prices and extensions;
  • Managing addendums;
  • Writing the bid and tender documents;
  • Verifying the conformity of the documents to be provided;
  • Verifying the bid package before submission and ensuring dispatch;
  • Approving, in collaboration with the Project Manager, the final submission;
  • Assisting in the review and closing of bids;
  • Collecting, recording and analyzing, in collaboration with the Project Manager, the results of the bid opening;
  • Requesting the application of bonds and insurance policies;
  • Maintaining vendor database and price binders.

Training and experience

  • Hold a technical degree in building estimating and assessment or a college degree in construction engineering;
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in institutional and commercial construction.

Skills and knowledge

  • Strong negotiation skills ;
  • Good analytical skills ;
  • Be loyal and committed ;
  • Very good technical knowledge ;
  • Computer skills: Estimator, MS Office and MS Project

What Consortium MR has to offer you

  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Competitive salary according to experience
  • Group insurance program
  • Deferred profit sharing plan (DPSP)

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