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Estimator

Full-Time Position

Introduction

 

As an Estimator, you will engage in a multitude of responsibilities from performing material take-offs, reviewing bid documents, to preparing accurate estimates for commercial and industrial construction projects. The Estimator will be  working closely with the Project Management Team in the preparation of estimates, project initiation and planning. 

 

About us

 

Since 1985, Westrade Construction Limited has provided General Contractor and Project Management services to Ottawa and the outlying area; including interior renovations for commercial, industrial, retail and dental/medical spaces.  

 

The Westrade Advantage

 

Working as a team member of a small private company, you will have the opportunity to assist and learn new skills in multiple spheres of the business. 

 

Our office is located in the Hintonburg neighbourhood, just a few minutes away from Tunney’s Pasture, cycling paths and multiple restaurants. Westrade’s employees enjoy a wide range of benefits including health and dental plans, insurance plans, cell phone plans, access to commercial vehicles and free parking. 

 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Interpreting construction drawings and specifications 

  • Interfacing with clients 

  • Utilizing estimating software, and expanding software capabilities 

  • Manage working documents 

  • Review design options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering quality, and availability of materials 

  • Build and maintain relationships with our suppliers 

  • Act as support work closely with the Project Management Team as required 

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Construction Estimating certificate or equivalent

  • Minimum 5 years of relatable experiences

  • Driver’s license

  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience with estimation/takeoffs

  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings

  • Proficiency in MS Office and estimating software

  • Possess excellent communication skills (written, verbal, technological) and interpersonal skills

  • Is detail-oriented, organized and committed to achieving excellence in their work

  • Can be self-directed, possess a sense of initiative and dependability

  • Respectful of diversity

  • Bilingual is considered as an asset 

 

 

Interested? Send your resume to: 

info@westradeconstruction.com