estimator, construction

Active Glass and Mirror Ltd


College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years


3 years to less than 5 years

Work setting:

  1. Estimating Tasks
  2. Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs
  3. Operate CADD and other computer software systems
  4. Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  5. Prepare and maintain directory of supplies and trade contractors
  6. Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses:

  • CADD Course
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Computer and technology knowledge in AutoCAD, MS Excel, Quick Books

Project size estimating experience:

  • $0 – $100,000
  • $100,001 – $500,000
  • $500,001 – $1,500,000

Area of specialization:

Project management

Work conditions and physical capabilities:

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Personal suitability:

  • Client focus
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Proactive

Screening questions:

  1. Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  2. Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  3. Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Health benefits:

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits:


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40 to 45 hours per week