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Junior Quantity Surveyor (Hanscomb Limited) Hamilton, ON
Hanscomb Limited, Hamilton Office seeks a Junior Quantity Surveyor
Hanscomb Limited has an immediate opportunity for a career orientated Junior Level Quantity Surveyor to be a part of its expanding Hamilton Team. Candidates should have completed, or be working towards completing, a related post-secondary program and have an understanding of the Canadian construction market and various practices used within it. Preferred applicants will be a member of the CIQS or an equivalent student organization and possess a desire towards attaining their PQS, CEC, or related designation.
Established over 60 years ago, Hanscomb is one of Canada’s leading independent organizations of cost control specialists. Our staff includes qualified quantity surveyors, cost consultants, professional engineers, schedulers, and value specialists. We maintain integrated in-house staff covering all architectural, structural, mechanical and electrical aspects of projects. The firm operates in Canada from offices in Halifax, Ottawa, Toronto, Hamilton, Winnipeg, Edmonton, and Vancouver. This network of Canadian offices permits an exchange of information ensuring our organization stays abreast of the latest design, construction and cost consulting practices.
Summary of Expectations:
- Professional demeanor
- Ability to be self motivated, and work as an integrated member of a team
- Strong ethical approach and standards
- Knowledge of detailed cost, design, and construction processes
- Sound written and verbal communication skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
- Capable to work efficiently on multiple tasks and demands
- Measurement of various types of projects from construction plans, including the ability to prepare detailed schedules of quantities.
- Reading and interpreting blueprint drawings.
- Assist in the preparation of construction estimates from information provided by field engineers, architects, and other design consultants.
- Pricing and analysis of the various stages, methods and types of construction.
- Assisting with cost checking.
How to Apply for This Position:
Please submit resume/cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (905) 525-5773.
Release Date: 2019-01-14|
Expiry Date: 2019-04-14
Senior Estimator (BEL Contracting) Burnaby, BC
NorLand is a diverse group of specialized businesses that have been serving the construction industry since 1954. Their businesses exist to simplify complex project execution and to minimize the risks for all involved. They have a long track record of providing safe, high-quality and cost-effective solutions to a variety of construction challenges. Their Brand Promise is to continue making Anything Possible – just as they’ve been doing for 65 years. BEL Contracting has been actively involved in heavy civil construction projects requiring sophisticated project management and intricate scheduling of multi-disciplined workforces since 1972. They have extensive experience in the areas of underground utility installation, road & highway construction, earthworks, drainage, fisheries works, retaining wall construction, road grading and traffic control.
- Senior Estimator
- Burnaby, BC
Overview / Job Summary
BEL Contracting is looking for a Senior Estimator to join their highly successful team. This person will be the senior estimator of the department and thus will spearhead the largest and most challenging cost estimates and competitive tenders. In particular, a focus of this position will be major projects, typically involving joint venture partners and where BEL Contracting’s value of work is in excess of $20M.
Roles and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Estimating Manager, the Senior Estimator will be responsible for leadership, development of people, and knowledge transfer within the estimating group. The Senior Estimator will also be expected to apply their experience as they conduct bid reviews of their subordinates prior to tender submission. The mandate for this position will be to help build upon the standards of excellence for the division’s estimating capability, pursue major projects as they become available, and to secure a reliable flow of profitable projects through accurate and competitive estimates.
Skills and Competencies
The ideal candidate is an experienced estimator in the construction industry who has dealt extensively with all sizes and types of underground utilities, petro-chemical/industrial sites, heavy civil infrastructure, and municipal, provincial, and federal projects with values up to or exceeding $100M. The ideal candidate will be results-oriented to ensure all deadlines are met, and consistently delivers winning estimates resulting in profitable projects.
Education and Experience
The individual will possess a college diploma, university degree or equivalent in Engineering, Construction Management or Building Technology and be a positive team player with a solid reputation among subcontractors, suppliers and the marketplace.
How to Apply for This Position
Release Date: 2019-01-16|
Expiry Date: 2019-04-16
Senior Estimator (Marshall & Murray Inc.) Toronto or London, ON
Established in 1982, Marshall & Murray has grown to be a leading force in the Canadian and North American Cost Consulting industry.
Based on our history of successfully completed projects and with our team of specially trained staff, we are in a unique situation to provide our clients personalized service, lead by our Senior Team Leaders, who apply a ‘hands on’ approach to each project to ensure that we assist our clients at every stage of the project from inception, through implementation and up to successful project completion. Marshall & Murray is well situated in Toronto, Ottawa, and London servicing clients throughout North America.
- Senior Estimator
- Toronto or London, ON
Overview / Job Summary:
Marshall & Murray are currently seeking a Senior Estimator for its Toronto or London office. We are looking for a candidate that is motivated, personable, and has a diverse portfolio of experience. The position will require leading Estimate project teams, attending client meetings, and Business Development.
Roles and Responsibilities:
The position includes but is not limited to the direction and completion of Cost Estimates and exercises throughout the design and construction phase; the supervision and development of junior and intermediate staff; and assistance with Business Development efforts. Staff in this position will interact with clients, consultants and staff to achieve the project and company goals.
Skills and Competencies:
The successful candidate will require excellent computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word in addition to relevant Estimating software competencies. Supervisory and time management skills will be critical. Marshall & Murray has a significant diverse portfolio of project experience necessitating a candidate with matching credentials.
Education and Experience:
The successful candidate will have a PQS designation in addition to graduating from a related post secondary program. A minimum of 10 years relevant senior level experience, preferably in North America, will be an asset.
Please visit www.marshallmurray.com to learn more about Marshall & Murray.
How to Apply for This Position:
Please email a letter of interest and CV to email@example.com, to the attention of John Fleming. Applicants will be notified if an interview has been awarded.
Release Date: 2019-02-20|
Expiry Date: 2019-05-21