Estimator

 

Do you want to work in the building boom in Atlantic Canada?! We are looking for an Estimator to join our team of incredible staff. This position is based out of our head office in Bedford, NS.

We are a tech-savvy, community-minded GC with $100M + in sales and three offices across the Atlantic Provinces. We need you to help us take our business to the next level. The ideal candidate is passionate about construction, takes great pride in their work, provides innovative solutions, and always puts clients’ needs first.

Here at rcs we value our employees, offer challenging projects and invest in professional development. We have a tremendous culture that will make you feel at home, an excellent estimating department that helps to make your job easier and a Leadership Team that you can count on.

Some of the benefits of working for rcs include a competitive salary,  professional development opportunities, group health & dental benefits, head office gym, registered pension plan with matching portion, corporate wellness program, fun corporate events, coffee, snacks and more! We provide all our staff with iPhones, iPads and/or a laptop as required.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze blueprints, specifications, RFP’s, trade proposals and other documentation.
  • Prepare cost estimates and proposals for various construction projects.
  • Prepare multiple estimates simultaneously.
  • Conduct job site assessments.
  • Form great trade relationships during the bid process.
  • Support the estimating team as required.
  • Invest the hours required to create winning bids.

 

Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience as a commercial construction estimator, preferably for a General Contractor.
  • Possess EMT/CMT Diploma, Civil Engineering Degree or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Excellent evaluation, organization and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • PQS or CET designations will be considered assets.
  • Familiarity with Building Connected, Planswift, AutoCAD, Revit or other similar construction software would also be considered an asset.

 

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If you have a passion for excellence and innovation and are interested in joining our dynamic Team, we want to hear from you! Click here to apply.