electrical estimator – construction

XL Electric Limited

Job Description:

Work Term:


Permanent


Work Language:


English


Hours:

40 hours per week


Education:

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate


Experience:


5 years or more


Work Setting:

Estimating Tasks

Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs


Prepare pre-qualification submissions to present clients

Read blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine work requirements


Operate CADD and other computer software systems

Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads


Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications

Create and submit estimate reports, quote sheets and bids forms


Utilize quantity take-off procedures

Advise on tendering procedures


Analyze tenders and recommend awards

Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems


Prepare and maintain directory of supplies and trade contractors

Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates


Computer and Technology Knowledge:

Estimating packages



Spreadsheet


AutoCAD


MS Project


MS Excel


MS Word

Type of Experience:


Electricity – construction

Project size estimating experience: 0 – $100,000, $100,001 – $500,000, $1,500,001 – $4,000,000, $4,000,001 – $8,000,000


Area of Work Experience:

Project coordination


Security and Safety:

Enhanced reliability security clearance


Secret clearance

Criminal record check


Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/Travel Information:


Own transportation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:


Fast-paced environment

Work under pressure



Tight deadlines

Attention to detail


Own tools/equipment: Steel-toed safety boots

Personal Suitability:


Excellent oral communication

Excellent written communication



Flexibility


Organized


Team player


Proactive

Health Benefits:


Dental plan

Health care plan

Vision care benefits


Other benefits: Free parking available, On-site amenities, Parking available


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