Construction Estimator

Join Our Growing Team and Excel in Construction Estimating!

Hey there! Are you ready to take your career in construction estimating to the next level? Look no further - we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Job Description:

As a Construction Estimator, you'll utilize your expertise in reading, analyzing, and interpreting drawings to prepare accurate window estimates and assemble comprehensive bid packages. Your role is crucial in ensuring the success of our estimating department and contributing to the overall growth and achievements of Centra.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Master our in-house software and utilize it effectively
  • Conduct thorough take-offs for accurate material quantity assessment
  • Perform regular risk assessments to identify potential challenges and mitigate them
  • Review drawings and specifications of bids to develop precise estimates
  • Utilize construction estimating software programs like WinEst and OST (On-screen Take-Off) to generate estimates
  • Prepare bid packages according to tender requirements
  • Foster strong relationships with our key collaborators and stakeholders

Ideal Candidate:

We are seeking motivated individuals who pay meticulous attention to detail and have a task-oriented approach. While previous experience in construction or estimating fields is desirable, it is not mandatory. The following qualifications and traits are highly valued:

  • Proficient understanding of Architectural and Engineering specifications
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret drawings, documents, and technical procedures
  • Familiarity with construction-related computer software programs (e.g., WinEst, Onscreen, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational skills, including prioritization, time management, record-keeping, and follow-up
  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail
  • Adaptive nature with a willingness to go the extra mile and support team members
  • Collaborative mindset, understanding how personal performance and behaviors impact the team's success

About Centra:

At Centra, we live by our motto "OWN IT!" because we are proud to be a 100% Employee Owned company. With over 35 years in the industry, we manufacture and install our own top-quality windows right here in Canada. Our commitment to excellence has been recognized with prestigious awards, including the National Award for "Best Managed Companies" and the National WaterStone Award for "Canada's Most Admired Corporate Culture." Join our award-winning team and grow your career with us!

Discover more about Centra:

Visit our website at, follow us on Facebook at Centra Windows, and find us on Instagram @Centrawindows. We invite you to learn more about us and share your thoughts on whether we're the perfect fit for you.


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