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Senior Estimator

Reference ID: 1050644_1472682684
Construction, Mining and Trades
Full Time
Kelowna, BC     

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General Contractor is looking for a Senior Estimator, Kelowna, Commercial Projects, new build + TI, 100-130K

Your new company

Our client, a highly regarded General Contractor with operations across North America, is looking to add a Senior Estimator to their construction office in scenic Kelowna, British Columbia. Responsible for a range of projects across their different divisions, this company is consistently driven by their core values. The principles of safety, integrity, and quality are the foundations for every project that they complete. They are looking for someone with high level communication skills who can be a part of the senior leadership in their Kelowna office.

Your new role

As the Senior Estimator you will be working closely with both the Pre-construction Manager and the Estimation team on a variety of commercial projects located across British Columbia. Your work will be comprised of a variety of new build and tenant improvement projects, including hotel chains, large scale shopping centres, municipal buildings and recreation centers. You will be participating in estimating functions that may be required during pre-construction, including value engineering. You will also take the lead from an estimating/pre-construction basis on projects and review quantity take-offs, analysis, estimate, and studies for all items incorporated in the assigned scope. Your job will include the review of all drawings, specifications and other construction documents.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be someone with 10+ years' experience, and will have a developed technical knowledge of modern construction practices, techniques and equipment. You will have previously taken the lead on estimates for multi-disciplinary commercial construction projects valued up to $35 million. As a senior member of the estimation team, you will be confident presenting and discussing project figures with clients, and skills and experience in conceptual estimating from historical data would prove very useful. A construction related Degree or Diploma in conjunction with practical estimating experience will be highly regarded. You will also be able to provide direction and mentor ship to more junior members of the department throughout the estimation and pre-construction phases.

What you'll get in return

This is a company that truly considers the environment that they provide for their employees. Work life balance is a priority in the office, leaving plenty of time to take advantage of the areas extensive summer and winter outdoor activities. Kelowna sits in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, and provides residents with an affordable, family friendly city with all of the amenities one would find in a larger urban center. The Okanagan Valley is well known for its beautiful scenery, wineries and excellent boating and skiing. You will have the opportunity to be part of a close, knit professional team, and to be involved in the larger organizations philanthropic and community building initiatives. Aside from a competitive compensation package, and industry leading benefits, the company is open to providing relocation assistance to the successful candidate. Out of province applicants are encouraged to apply.

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Posted: August 31, 2016
Closes:October 30, 2016
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