Job Description

Stolk Construction is a leading General Contractor, specializing in the industrial, institutional, commercial and energy sectors. Our primary mission is to deliver: quality; timely, professional service; innovative, efficient methods; and good value to our clients.

We do this according to the following principles:

  • We seek to develop positive relationships
  • We are task-focused
  • We hold ourselves to a high standard
  • We always act with integrity
  • We have GRIT

We’re proud of our ‘employee’s come first’ culture and the people who form our team. If you’re excited to be part of a winning team, Stolk Construction is a perfect place to get ahead and to grow within this fantastic industry.

Here’s what we offer:

  • Work-life balance
  • Competitive Pay
  • Team environment
  • Benefits
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Pretty awesome team parties

Stolk Construction is currently recruiting a Junior Estimator who shares our mission and principles. Their overall responsibilities will be to work alongside the Pre-Construction Team to ensure projects are managed according to strict deadlines and within budget, as well as to manage existing and potential clients to ensure continued growth.

Main Accountabilities:

· Understand the scope of work being quoted

· Prepare work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications and related documents to be reviewed by the Pre-Construction Manager

· Communicate with team members in a timely and effective manner

· Prepare estimates in detail for all products and in a timely manner

· Assist with evaluation of sub-trade pricing

· Complete quantity take-offs

· Field verify dimensions as required during the tender and estimating periods

· Establish and maintain working relationships with vendors and subcontractors

· Compute costs by analyzing labour, material, and time requirements

· Clearly present prepared estimate to Pre-Construction Manager

· Utilize software and appropriate systems

· Visit project sites, and attends meetings as needed

· Work in a safe and healthy manner by following and promoting all company health and safety policies and procedures

· Other duties as assigned by the Pre-Construction Manager

Skills:

· Demonstrated numeric and estimating skills required to calculate materials and produce accurate quotations

· Demonstrated ability to multitask and manage various projects

· Demonstrated ability to read blueprints, drafts and designs

· Demonstrated understanding of quality standards relative to tender submission and cost effectiveness

· Ability to work well under pressure and within tight deadlines

· Ability to work with limited supervision and to take discretionary action as required

· Proficient communication skills, both oral and written to disseminate information with clarity, in one on one, or group situations

· Proven ability to communicate effectively in writing and facilitate editing and/or proof-reading

· Ability to work in a professional manner; demonstrating tact, diplomacy and discretion in dealing with associates, customers and colleagues, including senior management

· Thorough – makes sure work is done correctly and thoroughly, attentive to details, keeps accurate records

· Proactive – anticipates and initiates action to meet needs

· Adaptable – able to work with diverse personalities and styles

Education and Job Knowledge:

  • Construction Engineering Technology diploma
  • WHMIS
  • AODA
  • Worker Health & Safety Awareness in 4 Steps

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $21.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company car
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Port Colborne, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Experience:

  • construction estimating: 1 year (preferred)

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