Estimator, Construction Cost

Commercial Paving Ltd.

Salary$$20 to $25HOUR hourly for 40 hours per week
Terms of employment: Permanent, Full Time
Day, Telework (work from home), Flexible Hours, Early Morning, Morning

Job requirements




College/CEGEP or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.)

Gold Seal Membership in the Canadian Construction Association; First Aid Certificate


Experience an asset

Specific Skills

  • Advice on tendering procedures; Utilize quantity take-off procedures;
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems;
  • Prepare master format estimates (Class A);
  • Prepare elemental format estimates (Classes B, C, D);
  • Prepare and maintain directory of supplies and trade contractors;
  • Monitor and adjust contract expenditures;
  • Analyze tenders and recommend awards;
  • Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs;
  • Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates

Major Work Area


Business Equipment and Computer Applications

Take-off packages; Scheduling packages; Estimating packages; Database

Additional Skills

Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications; Provide economic feasibility studies and preliminary estimates for proposed projects

Type of Experience

Residential construction; Industrial construction; Civil; Commercial and/or industrial construction

Project Size Estimating Experience

$4,000,001 – $8,000,000; $500,001 – $1,500,000; 0 – $100,000

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