Senior Estimator, Vancouver

Last update 2024-06-20
Expires 2024-07-20
ID #2164383872
140,000 CA$
Senior Estimator, Vancouver
Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver,
Modified May 22, 2024


WHO WE AREGovan Brown is a national construction firm headquartered in Toronto. Our expertise is in commercial interiors and core & shell construction. Since 1994, we’ve demonstrated excellence through our commitment to exceptional service, quality work and innovation. We provide an environment that engages our people, encourages strong work ethics, fosters growth and development, and supports the communities in which we work. Govan Brown is recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies and one of Canada's Top 40 Contractors. COOL PERKS WE OFFERSummer hours: Get a head start on your weekends from Victoria Day through Thanksgiving Fun Team and Volunteer Events: Enjoy the opportunity to socialize with team members at events and volunteer activities within the community. Service and Referral Rewards: We appreciate our employees’ commitment to our success and growth through various creative rewards, (including a personalized bobblehead for a key milestone!)Green space: Enjoy the fresh air and amazing view from our outdoor space, patio and BBQ facilities. Professional Development & training: Expand your knowledge through various internal training programs and support of your professional certification goals. Health & Dental benefits: Such as prescription drug coverage, medical services, dental and vision as well as a Health Spending Account of $750 (minimum) to use as you like to top up our benefit programs. Wellness & Life Balance: Through our Employee Assistance Program we offer wellness tools for employees and their families, as well as a minimum of 3 weeks of vacation. Investing in your future: We offer a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) with up to 5% match and an Employee Share Purchase Program (ESPP). Safety: We prioritize safety at GB, with daily safety activities woven into our operations and safety programming throughout the year. We also offer a $400 Boot Allowance every two years to ensure employees have access to CSA approved safety boots. OUR OPPORTUNITYWe are searching for a Senior Estimator with over 8 years of experience working on commercial interior construction projects on our Vancouver team. As a Senior Estimator, you will manage estimating activities including value engineering and budget controls, with the primary aim of providing complete and accurate estimates and bids. Your responsibilities will include: Oversee and manage all aspects of the estimating and Pre-Construction process, from estimate preparation, subcontractor solicitation, through to subcontract buyout / contracting. Work with project management and business development to determine budgeting, general conditions and strategic position for project opportunities being considered. Identify and select highly qualified subcontractors and solicit competitive pricing for tenders. Conduct thorough analysis of tender drawings and prepare detailed/accurate quantity takeoffs. Review the project plans and specifications and comment on the design, scheduling, possible cost savings measures and potential constructability issues. Participate in pre-construction process, including attending meetings, preparing and presenting budget, value engineering. Experience with lump sum and construction management projects WHAT YOU BRINGOver 8 years of commercial interior construction estimating experience in a general contracting or construction environment. Construction, Engineering or Architectural degree or diploma. Knowledge of construction management, lump sum and design build contracts Gold Seal certification in estimating and/or Quantity Surveyor designation are assets. Strong relationships with local sub-trades and knowledge of local market conditions Ability to pull apart drawings and technical specs with a solid understanding of trade scope of work. Relationship savvy and interpersonal skills to demand the respect of all stakeholders. Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet competing deadlines. Proficiency in computerized estimating programs YOUR COMPENSATION$110,000 - $140,000 annually. YOUR WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENTPrimary work location is 900 West Hastings Street, Vancouver with potential for work-related travel. Exposure to construction work site environment in all seasons. On-site and in-office. This is not a hybrid or remote role. Govan Brown is an equal opportunity employer, and we would like to thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that we will only be contacting the candidates under consideration.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Senior estimator
Min. Salary: 110000.000

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