Daria Tkach
Victoria, British Columbia
$75k DOE
Job Posted

New Estimator job role with a cost consultancy in Victoria, British Columbia. The role will involve preparing estimates and cost consultancy services on a different range of projects. This is a hybrid role, with an opportunity to work from home a few days a week.

Looking for a stable Estimator candidate willing to invest in the company long term.

Project Details

The estimator will be preparing construction cost estimates at various design and construction stages for a wide range of building and infrastructure projects.

The ideal Estimator candidate will be PQS qualified, but the company is also open to hiring Junior Estimator if they are still pursuing their PQS qualification.

This is a hybrid role, with an opportunity to work from home for 2 to 3 days. At the begging of the job, there may be a requirement to work in the office more often to get familiar with the procedures.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Preparing cost estimates from feasibility through to pre-tender stages 
  • Developing unit cost rates from first principles
  • Preparing and issuing reports to clients to support cost estimates
  • Liaison and correspondence with client and design teams
  • Liaison with supply chain to gather cost information to evidence and support estimates
  • Assist in preparation in change order review analysis
  • Preparation of life cycle cost estimates

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience as an Estimator, Cost Consultant or Quantity Surveyor or in a similar role.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office 365  ; Blueline is an asset
  • Superior communication and English proficiency skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work remotely.
  • Creative problem solver
  • Strong understanding of construction estimates and the construction industry
  • Experience and capability in carrying out cost and commercial duties
  • Genuinely want to be part of our journey for the long haul
  • Ambition and character to grow professionally and personally with the business

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • A professional cost or estimating qualification is desirable, such as a Quantity Surveying, cost estimating, or Estimating degree, or a Technical Diploma.
  • Professional membership of the RICS, CIQS, PQS or a similar equivalent professional body is preferred.

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The employer firm has a long-established presence in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, offering cost planning and quantity surveying services in various cities nationwide with a home base of Victoria and they take pride that most of their work comes from repeat clients.

Their Company it's all about creating an environment where employees aren't just part of a team, but part of a close-knit family.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Hybrid work opportunities available.
  • Consideration for work-life balance, with flexible working arrangements.

If you have the required qualifications, skills, and experience and are excited about this opportunity to contribute to significant projects, we encourage you to apply. Further details will be provided to shortlisted applicants.

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