Waiward

  • Piping and Mechanical Estimator

    Job Locations CA-AB-Edmonton
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    ID
    2018-1232
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

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    Location: 
    Edmonton, Alberta

    Position:  Permanent / Full Time / Day

    Positions Available: 1

    Reporting to: Construction Estimating Lead

     

    Waiward is a steel fabrication and construction service provider based in Edmonton, Alberta. Our vision at Waiward is to be the leading provider of these services known for its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and working with the best clients on the best projects. Waiward serves businesses internationally, and works all over Western Canada.

    At Waiward, it is our priority to get our employees home safely, every single day. We believe the best way to achieve an incident-free culture is to invest in each employee. Here, you won’t just have a job; you’ll have a career so you can grow with us. At Waiward…You Are Waiward, and Waiward Is You!

    Job Purpose
    The Piping and Mechanical Estimator reports directly to the Construction Estimating Lead and is responsible for performing quantity take off, costing and sub-trade analysis for presentation, and final review of major items.

    Responsibilities

    • Displays a commitment to Waiward’s incident-free vision, values, and culture.
    • Accountable for the preparation, accuracy, compliance and timeliness of all bid submission documents.
    • Assess and interpret all tender submission documentation, including terms and conditions, highlighting risk and opportunity and incorporating into bid development.
    • Review and incorporate applicable historical data such as previous Rates of Placement, local productivity, relevant lessons learned and site visit feedback into bid submission documents.
    • Accountable for the inclusion and support of a resource loaded schedule into bid submission documents.
    • Accountable for issuing, leading and reviewing subcontractor "Request for Quote" submittals.
    • Calculate the total cost of piping direct cost and incorporate into the bid submission.
    • Support the facilitation and preparation of Project Execution Plans.
    • Communicate with the client and technical staff as required.
    • May perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Successful completion of post-secondary education or journeyman red seal ticket.
    • 1-3 year's experience in estimating, preferably a range of mechanical and piping with a substantial portion of experience with an industrial contractor.
    • ASET designation considered an asset.
    • Must specialize in the complete preparation of an estimate; including quantity takeoffs, pricing, forming systems, scheduling, construction technique and logistics.
    • In-depth knowledge of construction material and techniques.
    • Experience in evaluating and executing various contracting strategies.
    • Experience in tender assembly with the assessment of estimate.
    • Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills that are complimented by effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to make timely and objective decision, while displaying a strong attention to detail.
    • Proficient in MS Office software.

    Working Conditions

    The incumbent is required to work in an office environment and frequent construction sites with moderate noise when required. The incumbent will also be required to work a flexible schedule to ensure submission deadlines.

     

    Physical Requirements

    The incumbent is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: viewing assembly specifications for extended periods of time; and extensive reading. The incumbent is also required to stand and site for extended periods of time and communicate with employees regularly.

     

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    * Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted. Waiward is an equal opportunity employer.*

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