Senior Estimator - Construction

  • Location
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Industrial & manufacturing - Construction

Adecco is currently recruiting for a full time permanent Senior Estimator - Construction in Edmonton, AB.  As part of the senior management team, the Senior Estimator - Construction will be responsible for playing a key role in the sales process as well as a full cycle estimating function.  You will help to build relationships with customers, secure new opportunities, estimate projects, monitor cost to budget relations, update software and be involved with project management.

Our client is a growing organization offering stability, work/life balance and plenty of room for career advancement along with a competitive base salary and commission, a comprehensive benefit package and three weeks vacation to start.

Our client is accepting resumes from candidates across Canada and is offering a relocation package for the right fit!

Senior Estimator - Construction Responsibilities:

  • Formulate and oversee all estimates sent out to customers
  • Conduct pre construction meetings going through the estimate and what to expect on the job
  • Train junior estimators and oversee their work
  • Work with operations managers during the construction of the project to give them clarity on the estimate
  • Must be very good with technology and understand estimating software
  • Work with company CRM and software to ensure ease of project flow 
  • Generate new business opportunities and maintain positive relationships
  • Participate in project scheduling activities and provide input on achieving pre-construction activities
  • Ensure that pre-construction deadlines are achieved
  • Attend meetings with owner and consultants and be comfortable to provide input at the meetings
  • Prepare and manage project budgets during design
  • Manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet the time demands of unpredictable activities; capable of handling pressure and challenges in a dynamic business environment
  • As part of the senior management team, act a the point of contact for your department reporting job progress and new business activity.
  • Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 5 years of experience working in a similar role demonstrating a progressive level of responsibility.
  • Possess experience training, coaching and mentoring a team of junior estimators.
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and prioritize work to achieve them
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, troubleshooting, problem-solving skills, strong math skills and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals; ability to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Assist with the development of project strategies that meet the projects’ required performance, schedule and profitability target
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with client, consultants, suppliers and trades
  • If you are interested in the Senior Estimator – Construction job in Edmonton, AB, please APPLY NOW for immediate employment consideration.  Target start date for this role is April 1, 2021.


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    Reference number CA_EN_1_026553_1587551

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