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Cost Estimator - Concrete Flooring

Industrial Floor Systems is a national flooring contractor specializing in concrete floor polishing, restoration, epoxy installation, and is looking for a Cost Estimator to join our growing team. We're looking for someone with strong sales skills to promote themselves and our services.

Job Duties

  • Prepare and/or coordinate the preparation of full cost estimates on conceptual, design-build or general tender work.
  • Prepare and maintain a list of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors.
  • Recommend/reject proposals and negotiate contracts.
  • Evaluate and recommend allowances for indirect costs, escalation and contingency.
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
  • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, etc.
  • Support other department personnel as required which may include preparing estimates for other disciplines.
  • Assist Sales Manager and sales team to determine what types of projects to bid on.
  • Participate in presentations to management and clients. May be responsible for "closing the sale".
  • Provide technical assistance in negotiating contracts, change orders, etc. as required.
  • Compile foreman's packages for each job site landed with drawings, specification.
  • Review with Operations and QC the Schedule, Scope of Work and specifications of the project awarded.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.

Requirements

  • University or College diploma in construction/engineering degree, or construction related field.
  • 5 + years of experience in cost estimation.
  • Ability to use cost-estimating software to prepare cost quotes and bids.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (excel, word, etc.)
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current.
  • Knowledge of safe operation of basic hand and power tools.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with minimum supervision.
  • Customer focused - respond promptly to customer needs.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with customers.

Work Conditions

  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment may be required (e.g. hard-hat, safety boots, etc.).
  • Requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination.
  • Requires ability to climb ladders for heights of up to 60 feet.
  • Hazards associated with the construction industry.

Core Competencies

  • Customer Focused, Accountability & Dependability.
  • Communication Skills.
  • Understanding of Surface Preparation & Coating Application Equipment.
  • Energetic and Motivated.
  • Teamwork.
  • Problem Solving & Stress Management.

We offer a competitive salary (plus bonus if sales targets are exceeded), comprehensive benefits, and an incredible work environment.

Industrial Floor Systems is a national flooring contractor specializing in concrete floor polishing, restoration, epoxy installation, and is looking for a Cost Estimator to join our growing team. We're looking for someone with strong sales skills to promote themselves and our services.

Job Duties

  • Prepare and/or coordinate the preparation of full cost estimates on conceptual, design-build or general tender work.
  • Prepare and maintain a list of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors.
  • Recommend/reject proposals and negotiate contracts.
  • Evaluate and recommend allowances for indirect costs, escalation and contingency.
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
  • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, etc.
  • Support other department personnel as required which may include preparing estimates for other disciplines.
  • Assist Sales Manager and sales team to determine what types of projects to bid on.
  • Participate in presentations to management and clients. May be responsible for "closing the sale".
  • Provide technical assistance in negotiating contracts, change orders, etc. as required.
  • Compile foreman's packages for each job site landed with drawings, specification.
  • Review with Operations and QC the Schedule, Scope of Work and specifications of the project awarded.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.

Requirements

  • University or College diploma in construction/engineering degree, or construction related field.
  • 5 + years of experience in cost estimation.
  • Ability to use cost-estimating software to prepare cost quotes and bids.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (excel, word, etc.)
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current.
  • Knowledge of safe operation of basic hand and power tools.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with minimum supervision.
  • Customer focused - respond promptly to customer needs.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with customers.

Work Conditions

  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment may be required (e.g. hard-hat, safety boots, etc.).
  • Requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination.
  • Requires ability to climb ladders for heights of up to 60 feet.
  • Hazards associated with the construction industry.

Core Competencies

  • Customer Focused, Accountability & Dependability.
  • Communication Skills.
  • Understanding of Surface Preparation & Coating Application Equipment.
  • Energetic and Motivated.
  • Teamwork.
  • Problem Solving & Stress Management.

We offer a competitive salary (plus bonus if sales targets are exceeded), comprehensive benefits, and an incredible work environment.

Ontario Office

761 Bayview Drive, Unit A
Barrie, ON L4N 9A5

(705) 726-7140

London/Cambridge

(519) 913-5419

Saskatchewan

(306) 992-4412

Edmonton

17872 106th Avenue, Unit 101
Edmonton T5S 1V4

(780) 628-1853

Calgary

(403) 770-3042

Vancouver

1546 Derwent Way, Unit 209B
Delta, BC V3M 6M4

(778) 785-4128

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