Estimator

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
ID
2021-1986
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 looking to bring an Estimator on board to support and streamline the costing process on Axiom's growing pipeline of projects, from masterplan wood-frame communities to high-rise luxury towers and almost everything in between. Our estimating team plays a key role in preconstruction by analyzing and aligning trade budgets with project requirements, and effectively communicating project estimate details to clients/owners, architects and other project stakeholders. 

 

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 an estimator, cost consultant or quantity surveyor who is eager to join a larger organization with a growing project list across BC and Alberta. With an academic background in construction, 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

  • At least three (3) years of solid construction estimating, cost consulting or quantity surveying experience;
  • Project list that includes high-rise concrete construction;
  • Certificate, diploma or degree in Building Technology, Construction Management, Construction Technology, or a related field;
  • Willingness and interest to learn virtual construction and 3D modelling;
  • Strong communication both verbal and written - with confidence and ability to communicate with all levels of management.

 

Your Rewards

Axiom Builders is not only committed to the growth of the business, but also to the success and development of our people. We recognize that people are the drivers behind Axiom’s success, and we provide our team with the tools and support they need to start, continue, and advance their long-term career with our organization.

 

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: We support your future goals by matching up to 5% of your salary;
  • Professional Development and Education Support: We are keen on internal growth and development, which is why we are excited to fully support you in your pursuit of achieving further education. 

 

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 careers portal.

 

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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