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Construction Estimator

Location : Ottawa, Ontario
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
Our client is a very busy custom home builder in the Ottawa area.  They are looking for a full-time Estimator with Project Management responsibilities.



Reporting directly to the Head of Operations. This individual will be responsible for several areas of the overall estimating operations, including the following: 



  • Conduct analysis of new project opportunities.

  • Consult and understand plans and specifications.

  • Prepare approximate quantities for work and materials required.

  • Understand the project stakeholders.

  • Understand the overall scope of the project.

  • Work with and communicate regularly with building designers/architects, directly with the homeowners.

  • Conduct preliminary project analyses and regular site visits.

  • Prepare and submit baseline estimates in preparation for the start of construction.

  • Coordinate the different phases of the projects.


Required Qualifications :


  • Post Education in a related field.

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in the construction industry.

  • Experience in residential construction/carpentry.

  • Fluent in English and French.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Project, Outlook, Excel, and Word.

  • Organized, responsible, autonomous, resourceful, and dynamic.

  • Eager to learn, motivated, hardworking, reliable, and honest.

  • Understands the importance of teamwork.

  • Passionate about their work, the work they complete, and about making a difference.

  • Understanding of building something that is a quality product and lasts.

  • Understanding and passionate about lowering the carbon footprint/importance of sustainability.

  • Organized with good attention to detail.

  • Looking to grow within the company.

  • Valid driver’s license.


This is a full-time, typically Monday to Friday job.  Our client offers a competitive wage (depending on your experience) and there is lots of room to grow within the company.  They are a good group of people to work with and treat their employees very well.



If interested, please apply today and we will contact you to discuss the opportunity.

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