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Construction estimator

Posted by: Freshco Retail Maintenance Inc.
Posting date: April 28, 2020      Closing date: August 27, 2020
Posting date: April 28, 2020
Closing date: August 27, 2020
Job location: Oakville - ON, Canada
Salary: 28.50
Vacancy: 1
Job category: Construction
Job id: 20200428-195719

Job description:

Construction estimator 


Posted by Freshco Retail Maintenance Inc. 

Job details

  •  Location : Oakville, ON
  •  Salary : $28.50 / hour
  •  Vacancies :1 Vacancy
  •  Employment groups: Students, Youth, Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada
  •  Terms of employmentPermanent: Full time40 hours / week
  •  Start date: As soon as possible
  •  Employment conditions: On call, Morning, Flexible hours, To be determined

Job requirements




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


2 years to less than 3 years

Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation, Willing to travel, Own vehicle, Public transportation is available, Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Tight deadlines, Attention to detail

Work Location Information

Work from home, Willing to relocate

Personal Suitability

Team player, Flexibility, Excellent written communication, Organized

Additional Skills

Provide economic feasibility studies and preliminary estimates for proposed projects, Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications, Operate CADD and other computer software systems

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

Estimating packages, Spreadsheet, Database, MS Excel, MS Word

Major Work Area

Estimating, Quantity surveying

Specific Skills

Prepare estimates of labour and/or material costs, Prepare elemental format estimates (Classes B, C, D), Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads, Project cash flow and financing requirements, Estimate pre-contract costs, Utilize quantity take-off procedures, 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

Type of Experience

Civil, Structural engineering, Commercial and/or industrial construction, Industrial construction, Residential construction


How to apply

By email

Job location

1151 South Service Road West, Unit #1

Oakville, ON

L6L 6K4

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