Developer Builder | Wood Frame Residential | Junior Estimator | $50-70K
Your new company
A privately owned Development and Construction Management company with a focus on multifamily wood frame projects in Vancouver is looking to hire a Junior Estimator. They are looking for a candidate who is career driven, passionate about construction and focused on growing their career. This role will provide the successful candidate comprehensive training and exposure to the entire multifamily residential estimating process, as well as mentorship opportunities from senior industry professionals.
Your new role
Your core responsibilities will include providing assistance re the tender process, close liaison with Trade Contractors, undertaking takeoffs and casting a critical eye over costs and specifications. This will be under the close stewardship of 2 Senior Estimators. The company has a very good reputation with the local trade contractor community and thus trades are very motivated to participate in projects.
What you'll need to succeed
We need a proven self-starter with a relevant technical school education (Graduates of BCIT ABET Economics program would be ideal). Ideally candidates will have 1-3 years' experience but candidates recently graduated from an appropriate technical program will also be considered. You should enjoy working to tight deadlines in a fast-paced, professional environment. You must be organized, detail oriented and someone that enjoys their work and has a good sense of humor. Strong IT skills are a must as is a willingness to learn. Strong interpersonal and organization skills are extremely important. Excellent relationships with sub trades and contractors are a pillar of this clients business model.
What you'll get in return
Our client is passionate about construction, and about the work that they are doing in Vancouver. They nurture a fun, informal, yet hardworking office environment. They are looking for a candidate who shares their vision and maintains a high level of professional and personal integrity. In exchange for your hard work and commitment you will receive an excellent compensation package and a competitive bonus structure as well as a clearly defined route to advance into a more senior Estimating role.
What you need to do now
If you meet the above criteria and are interested in learning more about this position, please send a Word version of your resume to us immediately. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted. All interactions are in strictest confidence.
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