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Chief Estimator (Hines) Houston, Texas, USA

Hines

Overview

When you join Hines, you will work alongside innovative leaders who set the standards responsible for our reputation as an industry leader today, and you’ll be a part of shaping our future in the years to come.

Responsibilities

As a Chief Estimator with Hines, you will work closely with other team members to acquire, assimilate, and manage costs, schedules, and other pertinent data related to projects from conception through the completion of the preconstruction phase. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as the primary internal point person preparing data for responses to RFP’s and providing budgetary cost data and project schedules for proposals
  • Monitor escalation, construction trends, and market conditions in the Company’s principal markets
  • Press for standardization of all budgets on projects allowing the data to then be inserted into a financial model
  • Be available to participate in thorough reviews of the architectural, construction and engineering budgets associated with each project
  • Be available for travel and conferences, as required, to support the Conceptual Construction team

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveyor or a similar Construction Management degree with an emphasis on estimating from an accredited institution
  • Fifteen or more years experience as an estimator involved with a major general contractor or cost consulting company
  • Working knowledge of such programs and tools as Microsoft Word, Excel, and OnScreen take-off is required
  • Be a proactive, strategic and critical thinker, a thought leader
  • Must have a style that exudes confidence and respect

Closing

Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 189 cities in 20 countries. Hines has approximately $96.5 billion of assets under management, including $48.5 billion for which Hines provides fiduciary investment management services, and $48 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. The firm has 114 developments currently underway around the world. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired 1,206 properties, totaling over 390 million square feet. The firm’s current property and asset management portfolio includes 533 properties, representing over 213 million square feet. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to sustainability, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organizations in the world. Visit www.hines.com for more information.

We are an equal opportunity employer and support workforce diversity.

No calls or emails from third parties at this time please.

How to apply

Candidates are asked to apply using the following link: https://careers-hines.icims.com/jobs/5024/chief-estimator/job

Please create a profile on the Hines Career page.


Release Date: 2017-08-03

Construction Estimator (Island West Coast Developments Ltd.) Nanaimo, BC

Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB)

IWCD is a leader in providing Design-Build, General Contracting and Construction Management services for commercial, institutional, industrial and infrastructure projects. With offices in Nanaimo and Victoria, IWCD serves all of Vancouver Island. IWCD is proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies since 2013.

At IWCD we believe that our people are the foundation of our business. As such, we work hard to develop our people not only to grow our business, but more importantly to create a work environment and job opportunities that will give our employees the forum to excel so they can contribute beyond their pay-cheque and be a part of the IWCD family and the communities we work in. We are as committed to ‘building’ passionate people into leaders as we are passionate about building great structures.

Please visit our website for more about our company and projects www.iwcd.ca

RESPONSIBILITIES

Work alongside estimating team managing all phases of construction estimate and tenders including:

  • Analyze drawings and specifications, and understand contractual terms and conditions
  • Prepare trade scope clarifications and RFI management
  • Assemble accurate and well organized estimates, proposals for stipulated price bid submission and design-build projects
  • Provide clear, detailed quantity take-offs on all scopes of work
  • Communicate with consultants, trades and staff in a professional manner
  • Clear, organized estimate handover to Operations

QUALIFICATIONS

The position is open to experienced individuals who have:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience estimating ICI projects
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Construction, Building Technology, Engineering or Architecture
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational, time-management, multi-tasking skills and logical decision-making capabilities
  • Proficiency in MS Project, Excel, and Word is necessary
  • Is self-motivated, resourceful, and takes initiative

SALARY AND BENEFITS

IWCD offers a comprehensive remuneration package including:

  • Competitive salary and benefits including extended health and dental
  • Employer supported training and education
  • Opportunities for career advancement

Please submit your resume to careers@iwcd.ca


Release Date: 2017-06-14

Coordinator, Facilities Capital Assets (City of Pickering) Pickering, ON

City of Pickering

Pickering is a vibrant, connected, and engaged community that is experiencing both significant economic and residential growth. We continue to evolve as a preferred destination for creative learning, memorable events, and unique experiences, and are seeking passionate candidates that are committed to joining us on our journey.

Our dedicated, energetic staff are guided by our core values and corporate priorities which fuel an inclusive culture and encourages teamwork, customer service excellence, and personal and professional growth.

The City provides a competitive compensation and benefits package with a focus on workplace wellness. Explore our career opportunities and see how you can make a difference.


Coordinator, Facilities Capital Assets

The incumbent is responsible for maintaining the Facilities Asset Management Database, supporting development and implementation of the Asset Management Plan (AMP) and assisting with Tangible Capital Asset (TCA) reporting requirements. The incumbent also provides support to the Manager by coordinating project management functions and construction administration documents pertaining to Facilities-based construction and repair projects, from budget planning through construction and final hand-off to operations staff. Additional responsibilities include conducting inspections and preparing reports on construction activities in the field, working with contractors and consultants retained by the City for the preparation and execution of capital projects and related strategic planning.

Successful applicants will possess the following:

  • Successful completion of a Certificate in a Technical/Engineering, Architectural, Estimating, Quantity Surveying area of study or a related field, or an acceptable combination of education, training and work experience.
  • Must have three years of combined, recent and relevant experience in the fields of general construction and/or facility management, preferably in a Municipal Environment.
  • Proven competence and technical knowledge of various trades and systems involved with construction (architectural, structural, civil, mechanical and electrical), building technologies and building infrastructure. Awareness of sustainable practices and technologies is an asset.
  • Must have prior training and proficiency using Accruent’s VFA Facilities software, or acceptable equivalent, within the last five years.
  • Established skills and experience using PC equipment and related software applications (MS Office Suite, MS Project, AutoCAD). Familiarity with graphic editing software (Adobe Photoshop, etc.) is an asset.
  • Existing knowledge of industry standard means, methods, materials and equipment employed in construction.
  • Demonstrable ability to read and understand technical drawings, specification and shop drawings.
  • Able to analyze construction budgets and estimates.
  • Practical knowledge of the Ontario Building Code, standard CCDC construction documents and construction contract administration.
  • Past project management experience is an asset.
  • Proven ability to work independently and reliably on assigned duties in a multi task work environment.
  • Proven ability to prioritize activities and manage time independently.
  • Must be medically and physically fit to perform the duties of the position.
  • Proficiency in the use of personal computers and Windows based computer applications.
  • Must be able to read, understand and clearly communicate written and oral instructions in English.
  • Must be willing and able to work irregular hours, on weekends and on holidays as required and respond to after work emergencies.
  • Ability to deal professionally and courteously with the public and others involved in City business.
  • Good interpersonal, leadership, decision making, organizational, communication (written and oral in English) and customer service skills.
  • Must be prepared to undergo a Criminal Reference Check as a condition of employment.
  • Must hold, or acquire within six months, a current Standard First Aid (within two years of certification) and Basic Rescuer CPR-C (within one year of certification) certificates.
  • Must possess a valid Class “G” Ontario Driver’s Licence and provide consent to conduct ongoing Driver’s Abstracts through the Ministry of Transportation. A clean driving record is preferred.

Compensation includes a comprehensive benefits package, pension plan and a salary ranging from $30.29/hr. to $33.65/hr. (based on a 35 hour work week).


Qualified candidates may submit a detailed resume or online application form by Friday, June 30, 2017 to:

Recruitment Specialist
Human Resources Division
One The Esplanade
Pickering, ON L1V 6K7
By Email: hr@pickering.ca
By Fax: 905.420.4638
Online: pickering.ca/employment

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection. Please contact Human Resources if you require accommodations throughout the recruitment process. Documents are available alternate formats upon request.

An Equal Opportunity Employer


Release Date: 2017-06-20

Intermediate Estimator - Building Projects (Pomerleau) Ottawa, ON

Pomerleau

Pomerleau is recognized as one of Canada’s leaders in the construction industry, in the institutional, commercial, industrial and civil engineering sectors. Clients benefit from our expertise as general contractor, construction manager, project manager and design-builder.

Pomerleau believes in delivering excellence. Every Pomerleau employee upholds this value, leading to the achievement of superior results in every sector where we do business. Pomerleau: proud individuals who share a vision and are passionate about what they do.

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN A WEEK?

Under the supervision of the head estimator, the intermediate estimator for building projects’ main role is to establish the quantity of materials required to achieve a potential project and to help in bid preparation for the purpose of obtaining the contract allowing Pomerleau to build it.

  • Produce the bill of quantities for the work estimated by the company.
  • Interpret the technical specifications of the call for bid documents correctly;
  • Invite subcontractors and, when needed, send them documents pertaining to the work involved as well as grant them access to the virtual plan room;
  • Set up the bid and undertake to figure out the prices in the various specialties;
  • Conduct research on project-specific prices following the analysis of the bid documents;
  • Take part in receiving the prices form subcontractors as well as their analysis and participate in closing project bids with the designated individuals;
  • Make sure of what the amount quoted by the suppliers and subcontractors covers. Also, check for their compliance with bid document requirements upon compilation and bid closings.

DO YOU HAVE THESE QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS?

  • DEC (diploma of college studies) in civil engineering technology or architecture or equivalent experience;
  • 2 to 5 years’ relevant experience in estimating commercial and institutional projects for a general contractor in construction;
  • Good knowledge in excavation and formwork;
  • Knowledge of OST and Timberline software considered an asset;
  • High-level skills in plan and specs reading;
  • Flexibility and an excellent analytical mind;
  • Good communication skills, both spoken and written;
  • Excellent knowledge of local construction market;
  • The will to be involved with an estimation team for the long term and to focus on taking result-driven actions.

WHY JOIN POMERLEAU`S TEAM?

  • Competitive salary
  • 4 weeks’ vacation
  • Group insurance (health spending account)
  • Group RRSP
  • Monthly public transit pass paid by employer
  • Fitness center membership: 50% reimbursed by employer
  • Employee assistance program
  • Ongoing training offered throughout the year
  • Young, dynamic environment
  • Excellent career opportunities
  • Summer hours

At Pomerleau, we focus on results-oriented, passionate and rigorous people who participate in ambitious and complex projects. You have the profile we are looking for? Apply now to be part of our team.

Only retained candidates will be contacted. We may consider your CV for other positions.

Pomerleau is committed to fostering a diverse and representative workforce and an inclusive working environment where all employees are treated fairly.

APPLY FOR THIS POSITION

Please send your resume and cover letter to lisa.pomeranz@pomerleau.ca or use the link below to apply. Thank you!

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/pomerleau-english/en-ca/job/Canada/Intermediate-Estimator-Building-Projects/J3F7PS6KFSYT1PPFBD4/


Release Date: 2017-07-17

Quantity Surveyors - All Levels (Butterfield Development Consultants Ltd.) Vancouver, BC

Butterfield Development Consultants Ltd.

OVERVIEW

Fantastic opportunity to join B.C's original mortgage monitoring team, in Vancouver. A chance for advancement within an established practice with a variety of interesting projects and clients.

Previous estimating and mortgage monitoring experience an asset above industry standard for remuneration and benefits.

APPLY FOR THIS POSITION

Please send your resume and cover letter to ian@bdconsultants.com


Release Date: 2017-08-17

Senior Contract Specialist, Project Controller, Senior Project Controllers (J.S. Redpath Limited) North Bay, ON

J.S. Redpath Limited

J.S. Redpath Limited, based in North Bay, Ontario, is a mining contractor providing a wide variety of services to the mining industry with operations across Canada and Internationally. We currently have several opportunities available:

  • Senior Contracts Specialist (posting number 2017-2618)
  • Project Controller (based out of North Bay initially, posting number 2017-2644)
  • Senior Project Controller (Voisey's Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, posting number 2017-2631)
  • Senior Project Controller - International Projects (Expression of Interest, posting number 2017-2645)

Kindly visit our website at www.redpathmining.com/careers to apply directly.


Release Date: 2017-07-11

Senior Estimator - Building Projects (Pomerleau) Ottawa, ON

Pomerleau

Pomerleau is recognized as one of Eastern Canada’s leaders in the construction industry, in the institutional, commercial, industrial and civil engineering sectors. Clients benefit from our expertise as general contractor, construction manager, project manager and design-builder.

Pomerleau believes in delivering excellence. Every Pomerleau employee upholds this value, leading to the achievement of superior results in every sector where we do business. Pomerleau: proud individuals who share a vision and are passionate about what they do.

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN A WEEK?

Under the supervision of the head estimator, the senior estimator for building projects’ main role is to analyze construction costs and prepare bids in order to obtain the contract allowing Pomerleau to build the project.

  • Perform a quantitative evaluation of materials and manpower required for the work deemed decisive and verify the quantities given by the estimators;
  • Prepare the summary of quantities according to the plans and specs and by sorting them according to the standardized sections and functions of involved trades;
  • Attend construction site visits and assess the difficulty of the project to estimate;
  • Supervise the junior estimator upon his producing the bill of materials for the quantities deemed decisive in regard to the difficulty of the project to estimate;
  • Search for project-specific prices—materials, subcontractors—following the analysis of bid documents;
  • Invite subcontractors and, when required, send them documents pertaining to the work involved as well as grant them access to the virtual plan room;
  • Verify content of all amounts received from suppliers and subcontractors as well as their compliance with bid documents upon compilation and bid closings;
  • Establish a preliminary work schedule;
  • Take part in bid closings;
  • Take part in and/or coordinate the various parties involved in the estimation of a design-build project;
  • Keep in touch with the subcontractors and suppliers in the corporate database on a regular basis and keep the latter up to date;
  • Assist the head estimator in searching for new contacts—subcontractors, suppliers, and work providers;
  • Suggest and quantify alternatives to bid documents for the purpose of reducing construction costs of bid projects;
  • Train new estimators.

DO YOU HAVE THESE QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS?

  • DEC (diploma of college studies) in civil engineering technology or architecture or equivalent experience;
  • 3 to 8 years’ relevant experience in estimating commercial and institutional projects for a general contractor in construction;
  • Good knowledge in excavation and formwork;
  • Knowledge of OST and Timberline software considered an asset;
  • Knowledge of Bid2Win and AutoCAD software considered an asset;
  • High-level skills in plan and specs reading;
  • Flexibility and an excellent analytical mind;
  • Good communication skills, both spoken and written;
  • Excellent knowledge of local construction market;
  • The will to be involved with an estimation team for the long term and to focus on taking result-driven actions.

WHY JOIN POMERLEAU`S TEAM?

  • Competitive salary
  • 4 weeks’ vacation
  • Group insurance (health spending account)
  • Group RRSP
  • Monthly public transit pass paid by employer
  • Fitness center membership: 50% reimbursed by employer
  • Employee assistance program
  • Ongoing training offered throughout the year
  • Young, dynamic environment
  • Excellent career opportunities

At Pomerleau, we focus on results-oriented, passionate and rigorous people who participate in ambitious and complex projects. You have the profile we are looking for? Apply now to be part of our team.

Only retained candidates will be contacted. We may consider your CV for other positions.

Pomerleau is committed to fostering a diverse and representative workforce and an inclusive working environment where all employees are treated fairly.

APPLY FOR THIS POSITION

Please send your resume and cover letter to lisa.pomeranz@pomerleau.ca or use the link below to apply. Thank you!

http://www.jobs.net/jobs/pomerleau-english/en-ca/job/Canada/Senior-Estimator-Building-Projects/J3H5L86DPV0VB7P7B01/


Release Date: 2017-07-17

Senior Estimator (Noramtec Consultants Inc.) Canada

Noramtec Consultants Inc.

We are recruiting on behalf of a fully integrated commercial construction company with offices throughout Canada. We are looking for a senior estimator to join the team that has experience in bidding for commercial, institutional, and industrial projects worth 10-100M.

Reporting to the Vice President, the successful candidate will assume responsibility for the pre-construction cost management of a variety of projects size ranges and sectors.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, manage and maintain new and existing client, consultant and trade relationships;
  • Assist with the development of a project strategy that secures the project, and meets the project’s required performance, schedule and profitability targets. Ensure these targets are met or exceeded;
  • Confirm that estimate/cost plans incorporate value for the owner, accommodates the consultant’s design intent and the targeted profitability;
  • Ensure project health, safety and environmental standards are incorporated into each cost plan and estimate;
  • Develop estimators with the help of the Region management team, including the acquisition of new talent, continuous positive and constructive feedback and the assessment of non-performing employees;
  • Coach and mentor estimators to ensure consistent pre-construction services, project controls, and personal career development;
  • Work with Regional Vice President and Senior Regional management team in the development and implementation of a successful business development strategy.

Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be a university or technical school graduate in quantity surveying, construction management, civil technology or engineering and eligible for or have attained PQS, CET, or P. Eng. Designations;
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in the capacity of estimator including a full range of project delivery methods including lump sum, construction management, and design build;
  • This should include direct estimation experience of large commercial, high rise, civil and/or institutional construction projects worth 10M+.

Apply for this position:

Please send your resume and cover letter to kevin.choi@noramtec.com.


Release Date: 2017-07-21

Senior Quantity Surveyor / Cost Estimator (MGF Project Services) Calgary, AB

MGF Project Services

MGF Project Services is looking for a suitable candidate to fulfill the duties of Senior Quantity Surveyor. The successful candidate must have at least ten years of heavy industrial and civil construction experience, relevant experience in power generation facilities and power transmission construction will be considered an asset.

The role requires various site visits but is considered a Calgary based position.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor duties will includes, but not be limited to:

  • Monitors, reviews, evaluates and reports on construction progress and costs;
  • Identify and report on project variations;
  • Prepare, review and assess of cost estimates;
  • Review and assess of project schedule;
  • Review and assess progress and performance measurement methodologies;
  • Analyzing and reporting on rates of placement and productivities;
  • Conduct Work-in-Motion Studies;
  • Review and assess tendering and contracting methodologies;
  • Ensure project compliance to contractual terms and conditions;

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • 10 years working experience on large industrial construction sites;
  • Proven leadership ability within a team context;
  • Ability to read construction and project documents, including applicable contracts;
  • Effective communication skills (oral & written) in a multi-stakeholder environment;
  • Professionalism and tact in representing the company to our internal and external customers;

APPLY FOR THIS POSITION

Please send your resume and cover letter to admin@mgfprojectservices.com.


Release Date: 2017-07-17