PROJECT ESTIMATOR - JOB ID 370

Status: 
Open
The Project Estimator serves a vital function in the success of a Projects team. Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents. Identifies labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents. Computes costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements. The ideal candidate will possess certificate in the mechanical trades such as: steamfitter; pipe fitter; boiler maker or a diploma in mechanical engineering, civil engineering may also be considered.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Lead and perform all types and levels of estimates and proposals on projects
  • Collect and analyze data in order to estimate the time, money, materials, and labor required to execute and maintain projects.
  • Liaises, consults and coordinates with the engineering, procurement, construction and project management team to prepare the proposal
  • Preform quantity take-offs from scope documents/drawings
  • May be required to go on site visits to understand and verify client's scope and requirements
  • Build high level execution schedule for proposal
  • Presents estimates and proposals to management and client for review
  • Assist project team throughout the project life cycle in understanding the basis of estimate and change management process
  • Build estimating database and incorporate historical data from past projects and subcontractor costs into future proposals/estimates
  • Identify potential risks, opportunities and provide recommendation and alternate solutions on the existing or future estimate
  • Participate in lessons learned to improve future estimates accuracy
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • 3+ years of experience in estimating
  • Certificate in the mechanical trades such as: steamfitter; pipe fitter; boiler maker or a diploma in mechanical engineering, civil engineering may also be considered
  • Oil and Gas industry Experience
  • Knowledge of estimating techniques, cost control and general accounting terms
  • Experiences with estimating software
  • Experience with Change Order Management is an asset
  • Detail orientated, self-motivated, team player
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines Excellent written and verbal communication skills Proficient in MS Office, Excel, Word, MS Project or Primavera P6

Location: Fort McMurray, AB

If selected for onboarding, you may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with job site policies.

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted at this time!

WestCorp Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to help build a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.