Estimator (Construction)

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to be a business owner? Why not Experience the Difference with Centra, we’re 100% Employee Owned! Centra has been in business for over 32 years. Located in Langley, we manufacture high quality window and door products and deliver exceptional building envelope Construction & General Contracting services. We are passionate about delivering a customer experience that exceeds expectations with each and every customer we serve. As a culture, fundamentally we about are people, relationships, and giving back to the communities. 

What makes Centra an amazing place to call home and grow your career?

  • At Centra you will Experience the Difference being part of an amazing culture that values Family, Excellence, Respect, Safety, & Teamwork
  • We invest in our Owners and strive to develop people to their true and full potential
  • Growth & development opportunities in carpentry and potential for apprenticeship
  • Be part of the Centra Cares Foundation team and become actively involved in community
  • A competitive compensation package
  • Most importantly, we care about our people

What’s the job?

  • Assist our Renovations/New Construction/& Windows Department with quantity take offs for multiple types of construction projects.
  • Attend tender site meetings
  • Prepare tenders and submit to customer
  • Prepare item task lists in preparation of tenders
  • Utilize estimating and other computer software programs to prepare tenders.
  • Have experience with other construction related computer software programs such as AutoCad, Winest, OnScreen, etc.
  • Produce and review Window Shop drawings

Who are we looking for?

  • Good understanding of Architectural and Engineering specifications
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret drawings, documents and technical procedures
  • Excellent organizational skills (prioritizing, time management, record keeping, follow up etc)
  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail
  • Willingness to work with new technologies and systems, yet capable of following existing procedures
  • Be able to think outside the box
  • Good communication skills (written, listening, speaking and writing)

To apply, please forward cover letter and resume to careers@centra.ca.

Please be sure to include your wage expectations in your cover letter. We thank everyone who applies, but only those who qualify will be contacted.

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