Estimator

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
ID
2021-1695
Category
Hidden (26789)
Company
Axiom Builders (BC)

About the Company

Axiom Builders prides itself on being a very personable company with serious commitment to building things right.  As a leading general contractor of mixed-use, residential, commercial, and special projects, the company is well respected across Western Canada. Our people share a commitment to service, integrity and quality and this collective vision has led to immense growth over the years. Since 2003, we have grown to become one of British Columbia’s largest construction companies with over 25 notable projects with 6000 condo units currently under construction. Headquartered in Vancouver, Axiom also has a branch office in Calgary with satellite offices in Victoria, Edmonton and Seattle.

About the Role

Axiom Builders is seeking an Estimator to add to the growing estimating department and support the costing process on commercial and residential construction projects across the organization. The Estimator will play a key role in maintaining cost databases, and effectively communicating project estimate details to clients/owners, architects and other project stakeholders. Key responsibilities include:

  • Use knowledge of construction methods to determine the most cost-effective approach;
  • Review designs to identify opportunities for cost savings;
  • Coordinate and assemble estimating input and quantities;
  • Prepare preliminary construction schedules, including major activities and phasing;
  • Conceptual estimating from preliminary drawings through final cost analysis;
  • Communicate with subtrades to assist in budgeting to ensure they understand their scope of work;
  • Review bid packages from sub-contractors and suppliers;
  • Assist in monitoring escalation trends;
  • Attend design meetings with Owner and Consultants as necessary.

What you Bring

The ideal candidate is a strong estimator and quantity surveyor that is eager to join a larger organization with unique projects all across the Pacific North West. With an academic background in construction, specifically estimating, you attribute your success to your numbers-driven mindset and detail-oriented way of working. You enjoy working collaboratively in a team environment but can be depended on to excel independently by being resourceful.  You value openness and transparent communication - you see it as the key to a team's success. Work culture is important to you - and you are looking for an organization with a strong culture rooted in camaraderie and family.

 

Our Must Haves

  • 3-5 years of solid estimating experience working on high-rise concrete towers from beginning to end;
  • Certificate, diploma or degree in Building Technology, Construction Management, Construction Technology, or a related field;
  • Strong communication; confidence and ability to communicate with all levels of management;

 

Your Rewards

Axiom distinguishes itself from our competitors not only by our level of quality, but also by our commitment to our staff. At Axiom, we offer a very competitive compensation structure that supplements your regular income with a robust benefits package:

  • Medical and Dental Coverage: Our industry leading benefits package covers you and your dependents at no cost
  • RRSP Matching Program
  • Professional Development Support

 

How to Apply

At Axiom Builders Inc., we are always on the lookout for talented people who are passionate about what they do. If you love what you do, and believe that with the right tools and opportunities you can do the best work of your life, please submit an application to our career portal.

 

As we continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation, we want to keep the safety of our employees and interested candidates top of mind. Over the next few weeks, the Axiom Builders Talent Acquisition team will continue to conduct interviews for all posted opportunities via phone and video conference.

 

While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file and consider you for future opportunities as they come available.

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