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WSP Canada

Construction Estimator - Consulting Vancouver, BC 2022-10-18

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
3 days ago
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 55,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 9,800+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects .

At WSP :

•We value our people and our reputation
•We are locally dedicated with international scale
•We are future focused and challenge the status quo
•We foster collaboration in everything we do
•We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

VANCOUVER OR CALGARY

We are a global leader in the Earth and Environment sector, made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder. Globally headquartered in Montreal, where it all began, we proudly serve communities from coast to coast and beyond. With Golder now part of our WSP team, we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources, expertise, and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from marine biologists to geophysicists to geotechnical engineers and more.
The Opportunity:

At WSP, Earth & Environmental Applied Solutions team (EEAS)is seeking an Intermediate Estimator for its Vancouver or Calgary office. The role includes responding to internal and external requests for proposals, construction and consulting budgets and cost estimates; reviewing estimates, budgets and proposals prepared by Golder's Project and Construction Managers; and ensuring all proposals comply with Golder's risk management policies.
Why WSP?

•We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
•Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
•A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
•A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

#WeAre WSP

A day in the life:

•In this position you will work primarily with the Estimating Team under the supervision of a Senior Estimator, and will be involved in the following:

•Preparation of cost estimates using HCSS HeavyBid estimating software;
•Preparation of cost proposals and construction to both internal and external clients;
•Review of estimates prepared by other Project and Construction Managers;
•Review of contractual agreements, terms and conditions for subcontracts, major supply agreements and client contracts;
•Preparation of construction schedules using precedence network scheduling methods;
•Participate as an estimator and construction cost consultant working with design-build teams;
•Application of Golder's risk management procedures and protocols for all cost estimates, subcontracts and client contracts and proposals; and,
•You will always ensure health and safety policies are followed at all sites and take WSP's Life-Saving rules to heart;
We'd love to hear from you if you have ...

•Qualification in civil engineering or related discipline
•4-8 years relevant work experience in civil construction,mining or environmental remediation
• Experience with cost estimating, cost consulting, scheduling, and cost control;
•Well-versed in Prime/General Contractor Health & Safety requirements, and project General Conditions;
•Knowledge of standard project management software (HCSS HeavyJob and/or HeavyBid or similar Estimating software, etc.)

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to WSP as a condition of employment. You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY .

WSP Canada Inc.

Vancouver, BC

Intermediate (6 - 10 years)

Calgary, Alberta, Canada/, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada/
Category
Construction, Mining and Trades Customer Service and Support