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Construction Estimator - Buildings - Ottawa



Ottawa, ON | Canada

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Job Summary

Workplace : Ottawa (Ontario)

Work timetable : Full time

Employment status : Permanent

Shift : Day

Job Description

As a proactive professional in your career, add your application to the Builders' Talent Pool of construction companies from the Jack Staff portal for a Construction Estimator - Buildings position in the Ottawa region of Ontario.

Builders' Talent Pool
Official’s CV bank for construction companies

Respect of your goal:

Active job seeking
Open to opportunities
Internship search

Thanks to the Builders' Talent Pool, construction and civil engineering companies can view your application and contact you directly, according to their needs. You can accept or decline offers that are sent to you by companies. You can withdraw your application from the Builders' Talent Pool at any time.


The Construction Estimator - Buildings plays a crucial role within a construction company that undertakes a variety of projects, including residential, multi-residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional. Responsible for assessing costs and preparing accurate estimates, this individual contributes to ensuring the financial and operational success of construction projects.


Carefully review architectural plans, technical specifications, and tender documents to understand project requirements.
Estimate costs associated with building construction, including materials, labor, equipment, and overheads, with precision.
Analyze drawings and specifications to identify necessary project elements and assess required quantities.
Obtain pricing from suppliers and subcontractors for materials, labor, and services needed for construction.
Utilize specialized estimation software to prepare detailed estimates, integrating quantitative data with unit prices and overheads to establish a project's overall budget.
Prepare comprehensive estimate proposals, explaining cost details and addressing client and stakeholder inquiries.
Collaborate closely with engineers, architects, project managers, and other team members to ensure estimates meet project needs and budgetary goals.


Degree in estimation, architecture, engineering, or any relevant combination of education and experience.
Experience in project estimation within the construction industry, an asset.
Proficiency in cost estimation software.
Knowledge of construction materials, methods, and associated costs.
Ability to read and interpret architectural plans and technical specifications.
Familiarity with computer-aided design software such as AutoCAD is a plus.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Excellent communication and negotiation skills to interact with clients, suppliers, and project team members.
Ability to work under pressure and meet strict project deadlines.
Attention to detail and precision in estimating work to ensure the accuracy of projected costs.
Strong organizational skills and ability to manage priorities.

Your application will be added to the CV bank, Builders’ Talent Pool, which construction and civil engineering companies can consult at any time.

Please specify your specific skills and interests in the application form.


Additional precisions

* Please note that the masculine gender is used for readability purposes and includes the feminine

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