Engineering and Construction

Estimator/Project Manager

Permanent

Executrade

Estimator/Project Manager Edmonton, AB

THE OPPORTUNITY

Our client is looking for a responsible, experienced, and highly self-motivated Estimator/Project Manager to join the Edmonton office location. If you like working with numbers, budgeting, forecasting, managing projects, or have welding experience and looking for a transition to become a Project Manager in the industry, this may be your next adventure!!

As the Estimator/Project Manager, you will play a crucial role in managing all the projects assigned.  The successful candidate will have 3-5 years of similar experience, excellent communication skills and be able to work independently under minimal supervision to complete all required tasks in a timely manner. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Develop detailed cost estimates for fabrication and machining RFQs to support bidding activities.
  • Review drawings and specifications to identify the types and grades of material and processes required to ensure compliance with project requirements.
  • Participates in estimating and quoting activities to secure new work.
  • Maintain a daily critical jobs schedule and keep shop management informed.
  • Responsible to direct, organize and control project budgets and requirements.
  • Manage multiple projects, project resources and governance.
  • Use Project Scheduling and control tools to monitor project activities, budget, expenses, hours worked and quality of work being performed.
  • Communicate with customers to set realistic deadlines for the completion of work
  • Effectively communicate relevant project information, provide updates to clients and project team.
  • Coordinate incoming and outgoing inspections and documents as required.
  • Maintain a strong relationship with key staff, trade and vendor contacts.
  • Take responsibility for ongoing client satisfaction and positive customer experience.
  • Ensures the project is constructed as per design, budget, quality, and schedule.
  • Provides performance status reports for safety, cost forecast, and schedule.
  • Performs weekly detailed projected cost forecast reports.
  • Negotiates and issues subcontracts, revisions, and major purchase orders, and monitors their progress and schedule.
  • Manages all change orders, including negotiating, processing, and assessing cost and schedule impact.
  • Identify and document opportunities for improvement for future projects.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years of experience in steel fabrication estimating and material purchasing
  • Strong knowledge of plate fabrication and welding processes
  • Proven working experience in project management and steel estimating 
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, MS Office and network systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Excellent attendance, punctuality and dependability
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, multitask and work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Ability to be resourceful and solve issues that may arise
  • Exhibits a professional image
  • Engineering technologist diploma or higher credentials will be considered an asset
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus

 

Please reference Job# 35707

Please apply by sending your resume to Vivian at vivian.chan@executrade.com

Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton and Calgary. We have over 45 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.

Before applying for this position, individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department. Following the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from http://www.cic.gc.ca

 

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