Construction Estimator , Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Job Has Expired)

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Company: Donysh Inc.
Business information: Our services include the supply and install of all aspects of flooring in residential and commercial projects.
Business Address:  1111 Finch Ave. W, Unit 33, Toronto, ON, M3J 2E5
Work Location: Work involves multiple locations which require site visits and inspections all over GTA in Ontario.
Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

About the Position:
Estimating the entire project design, including reviewing bid documents and specifications, creating take-offs, quantifying and qualifying material quantities for precise and accurate bid package/proposals.

Job duties:
Prepare estimates of probable costs of materials, labour and equipment for construction projects based on contract bids, quotations, schematic drawings and specifications
Advise on tendering procedures, examine and analyze tenders, recommend tender awards and conduct negotiations
Establish and maintain tendering of tenders, real-time cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures
Analyze and interpret documents, specifications, proposals, and addendums in preparation for pricing
Communicate with internal/ external sources; ensure project deadlines are met and installers are prepared.
Prepare cost and expenditure statements and forecasts at regular intervals for the duration of a project
Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors, clients and installers
Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors, and prepare economic feasibility studies on changes and adjustments to cost estimates
Manage and co-ordinate construction projects and prepare construction progress schedules.
Communicate with owners, architects, general contractors and subcontractors regarding potential costs, cost savings and change costs
Preparation of shop drawings and spreadsheets for installers and contractors for instructions and calculations
Follow-up on bidding opportunities identified through tender sites, customers, and RFQ’s to close transactions.
Establish most accurate and efficient quantity takeoffs for purchase orders and quotes
Research material requirements (finish goods, trims, accessories and installation methods).
Provide superior customer service; ensure client satisfaction

- Completion of a three-year college program in civil or construction engineering technology or Minimum three years of experience as a qualified tradesperson / estimator in a construction trade such as plumbing, carpentry or electrical, are required.
- Degree or diploma in Construction Management preferred
- 3 years Residential, Commercial, Industrial estimating experience, preferably for flooring finishes
- Solid advanced proficiency in all following software is a must: PlanSwift, Bluebeam, Microsoft Excel, Word and Project
- Must be able to travel within GTA, must have a G-Class Driving License and personal vehicle for transportation
- Solid understanding of carpet, vinyl, tile, resilient, LVT, wood and other floor covering products along with their installation requirements.
- Must have a deep and up-to-date knowledge of material and labour prices for all flooring finishes specifically for Greater Toronto Area.
- Must have a network of good relations with flooring suppliers, installers and subcontractors.
- Relations with oversea suppliers (such as from Italy, Turkey and China) of porcelain/ceramic tile and natural stone is an asset
- Ability to work well under pressure and attentive to deadlines
- Strong time management, organizational and planning skills
- Advanced problem-solving skills; ability to identify potential problems, prepare and present options.
- Excellent verbal / written communication skills, able to contact general contractors and vendors for clarifications to plans and specifications
- Precise, focused, attention to detail

Salary: $29.81 to $31.81 Hourly, 37.5 Hours per week

Benefits: Meals, refreshments, transportation, bonus and paid vacation.

Important information:
Normal work schedule is from 8:30AM to 5:00PM on weekdays. Two days off on Saturdays and Sundays. Extended hours as necessary. Occasional weekend work. Must have flexible availability due to site visits, shift sometimes might start at 6:30am.

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Apply by fax to: 866-455-4722
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