Precast Estimator

Precast Estimating · Blackfalds, Alberta
Department Precast Estimating
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Precast Estimator

HIRING LEAD/DIRECT REPORT | Niels Goedhart

JOB TYPE | Permanent, Full-Time

LOCATION | Blackfalds, Alberta

DEPARTMENT | Precast Estimating

CLOSING DATE Open until suitable candidate is hired

START DATE As soon as possible

 

Position Summary

 

Are you focused and driven to receive successful results? Do you thrive working under pressure while obtaining high accuracy and attention to detail? Eagle Builders is western Canada’s leader in precast concrete construction and have an opportunity for an entry-mid level Precast Estimator to join our growing team of 450+ professionals.

 

The ideal candidate will have a background in construction and the ability to interpret drawings to produce high-quality detailed estimates based on established standards, guidelines, and procedures. The diligent individual will prepare accurate precast estimates for projects by gathering information and analyzing important variables. Responsible for estimating multiple projects at one time while working independently and in a team environment. Must possess excellent communication skills, numerical aptitude, analytical mindset, and exceptional organization.

 

Don’t quite meet the job description/requirements below? We are willing to train the right candidate that is eager to learn, has a construction background and demonstrated a go-getter attitude.

 

Job Description

 

  • Responsible for quantity take-off, pricing of work and material, the closing of tenders and preparing quotes
  • Review specifications and drawings of open tenders
  • Communicate effectively with third-party vendors and project team members to get the information required to complete accurate cost estimates
  • Review designs and specifications for cost-effectiveness; provide recommendations for alternatives where applicable
  • Review project plans and specifications and coordinate with team members to confirm the complete scope

 

Assets

 

  • Previous experience as an estimator or similar position
  • Familiar with construction terms and processes
  • An understanding of precast concrete
  • Basic knowledge of Autodesk software (Revit, AutoCAD)

 

Requirements

 

  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings and specifications
  • Attentive to detail, organized and able to meet deadlines under pressure is a must
  • English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Able to work in a team environment and independently
  • Strong work ethic and reliability
  • A valid class 5 drivers’ license, acceptable driver’s abstract and reliable transportation
  • Available to work Monday-Friday and the occasional Saturday
  • Minimum 40 hours per week, must be flexible and willing to work overtime
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think outside the box
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail
  • Local to central Alberta or willing to relocate to central Alberta
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada. Currently, we are unable to sponsor international candidates.

 

What Eagle Builders Offers

 

  • A welcoming, supportive, and dedicated work environment that values its diversity, equality, and inclusion of its employees
  • Personality and behavior assessments to maximize individual and team effectiveness, productivity, and job satisfaction
  • Employee Appreciation Events | Ex: Spring BBQ, Slow Pitch Tournament, Christmas Party
  • Competitive employee benefits
  • Experienced based hourly pay
  • Overtime pay after 8 hours day/44 hours a week
  • 6% vacation pay and statutory holiday pay
  • Guaranteed every Sunday off

 

We are a growing company with many opportunities which means your resume is distributed to multiple departments for review. We thank all applicants for their interest in Eagle Builders, however only short-listed candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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  • Location
    Blackfalds, Alberta
  • Department
    Precast Estimating
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level