Estimator

Hey! Are you wanting to grow your career in construction estimating? We have the role for you!

Do you have post-secondary education relating to construction estimating? How about Microsoft Projects and AutoCAD experience? If so, you’re who we’re looking for! Be a part of a growing team and grow your career in professional construction estimation. Come join our construction division as our new Construction Estimator!

What’s the job?

Use your ability to read, analyze, and interpret drawings to prepare estimates and assemble bid packages. This a challenging role and it has a direct impact on the success of our estimating department and Centra as a whole.

Core accountabilities:

  • Attend tender site meetings
  • Conduct regular risk assessments
  • Review drawings and specifications of bids
  • Prepare estimates utilizing estimating and other computer software programs (Programs, such as, WinEst, OST (On-screen Take-Off), and Microsoft Projects).
  • Assemble bid packages according to tender requirements
  • Maintain good working relationships with engineers, consultants, architects, and owners
  • Establish good working relationships with suppliers and subcontractors
  • Review and analyze subcontractor quotes prior to bid submission
  • Participate in hand-over meetings with project management team
  • Conduct field reviews on site when required
  • Assemble construction maintenance manuals at the end of a project

Our Ideal Candidate:

Preferred candidates will have 2+ years of relevant experience or post-secondary education related to construction estimating. Previous experience working in construction or engineering fields would be a definite asset.

  • Good understanding of Architectural and Engineering specifications
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret drawings, documents and technical procedures
  • Having experience with construction related computer software programs is an asset (AutoCad, WinEst, and Onscreen, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational skills (prioritizing, time management, record keeping, follow up etc)
  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail

Where will you work?

This position works collaboratively with project managers and requires to be in office at our headquarters in Langley, B.C.

Who are we?

OWN IT! It’s on the back of all of our shirts. This is because Centra is 100% Employee Owned and we believe in owning our actions and promises. We manufacture our own windows (hello, Canadian made!), we install our own products (no third parties here!), and we have been in business for over 35 years.

Oh, did we mention?

We won the 2020 WaterStone Award for “Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Culture”. This award recognizes best-in-class Canadian organizations for fostering higher performance corporate cultures that help sustain a competitive advantage. We won because of our dedication, work ethic, and commitment to our culture. We were so excited to be recognized and hope that you want to be a part of our amazing culture.

Check us out:

Don’t forget to visit us on our website at centra.ca, Facebook under Centra Windows, and Instagram @Centrawindows to find out about more about who we are. We want to know what you think and if we’re the right fit for you

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