Construction Estimator, commercial/residential/institutional

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Construction Estimator, commercial/residential/institutional
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Depends on Experience
Construction Management Jobs
Vancouver - BC
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Our client is a long-established BC based, mid-sized general contractor working mostly in the commercial, multi-unit residential and institutional sectors. They are looking for an experienced general contracting Estimator for their lower mainland office.

This individual will provide support to the estimating team in bid preparation and will coordinate with all the other departments involved in the projects.

This position offers room for growth and the opportunity to work in a leading and progressive organization!


  • Prepare bids, quotes and perform quantity take-offs
  • Perform technical review of drawings and construction documents prior to quotation
  • Prepare substitution request letters
  • Notify EBS of intention to bid
  • Review scope of work with sub-trades prior to bid
  • Close tenders and prepare for delivery of tenders
  • Liaise with Engineers and Designers regarding technical issues
  • Produce and review orders for project-specific components
  • Respond to sales staff technical requests
  • Communicate with project team and clients to coordinate production and with on-site personnel
  • Continuously developing knowledge with the industry and their products


  • A minimum of 5 years of Estimating / Quantity Surveying experience
  • Experience preparing estimates and bids for both small and large projects
  • Excellent Organization and Communication Skills
  • Ability to estimate complete commercial and residential construction projects from start to finish
  • Ability to manage working on multiple projects
  • Experience working on a variety of projects that include building envelope, seismic upgrades, large renovations and new construction
  • Enjoys working on a team and possesses leadership qualities

Recruiter Info


Alessia Pagliaroli

Senior Recruiter at Goldbeck Recruiting Inc.

Alessia takes a consultative approach with all her placements. She feels that, as a recruitment specialist, she is the “eyes and ears of the market” for both the client and candidate. She enjoys bringing value to her clients by being completely transparent, knowing the industry, and providing a competitive point of view.

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