Construction Estimator

at ABM Construction Ltd.
Published November 21, 2023
Expires December 21, 2023
Location Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Category Construction  
Job Type Full Time  
Working hours 140
Base Salary 34.00
Salary Units Hour


Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs
Prepare master format estimates (Class A)
Prepare elemental format estimates (Classes B, C, D)
Operate CADD and other computer software systems
Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads
Provide economic feasibility studies and preliminary estimates for proposed projects
Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
Project cash flow and financing requirements
Estimate pre-contract costs
Utilize quantity take-off procedures
Advise on tendering procedures
Analyze tenders and recommend awards
Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems
Monitor and adjust contract expenditures
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

Additional information
Work conditions and physical capabilities

Fast-paced environment
Work under pressure
Attention to detail
Standing for extended periods

Personal suitability

Excellent oral communication
Excellent written communication
Team player


Bachelor's degree


2 years to less than 3 years

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