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Senior Estimator

Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd.

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Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd. (a Volker Stevin Canada company) has the following full time position available located in Calgary, Alberta:

Senior Estimator

(JOB ID: 6205316)

Working as part of a team, this position will provide support for Construction Projects within the City of Calgary and surrounding areas. Primary responsibility will be the accurately and timely preparation of cost estimates. Extended responsibilities will include assisting with the development of project schedules, preparing monthly billings and providing guidance for Project Managers and Superintendents.

The Ideal Candidate for this Position will:

  • Deliver estimates that are timely, accurate and well thought out to ensure success on bidding and award of projects
  • Assist Project Managers to ensure planned project estimates are followed
  • Project a professional image in dealing with the public, internal and external clients, suppliers, and subcontractors
  • Build positive relationships through regular and intentional interaction with the infrastructure construction community, e.g. consultants, associations, etc.
  • Support field crews to ensure projects are delivered in a safe, efficient, timely and cost effective manner
  • Identify any major discrepancies on projected project costs and construction standards to the project team immediately.  

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 10+ years estimating experience or a combination of field and estimating
  • C.E.T. or P.Eng preferred, however a combination of relevant education and heavy civil construction experience will be considered
  • Competent at reading and interpreting plans and specifications
  • Ability to work independently as well as being part of a team
  • Must possess strong mathematical skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with construction estimating software (Hard Dollar preferred)
  • Experience with construction ERPs (Viewpoint preferred)

If you are interested or know of a qualified candidate, please submit a cover letter and resume directly to Careers@volkerstevin.ca at your earliest convenience. This position will close upon finding a suitable candidate. Please reference the Job Title: “Senior Estimator,  AND the Job ID: “6205316”

Volker Stevin offers competitive wages and benefits - Medical, Dental, RRSP contributions and more. Volker Stevin is a great career choice! 
The position will close upon finding the right candidate. Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. We promote a safe work environment with a substance abuse testing program.