Estimator

Description: 
WE HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU! We are excited to invite an experienced construction ESTIMATOR to join our awesome growing team. Perhaps you are that person, or you know someone who might be? Our invitation to join our amazing team is based on character first and experience second. The McKeen team values honesty, flexibility, loyalty, positivity, and organization. The ideal candidate enjoys providing customer service excellence, is goal driven and passionate about the Construction Renovation industry. THE POSITION: ESTIMATOR Reporting to the Sales Manager, the Estimator is responsible for building great working relationships with our Clients. Estimators meet with Clients, often in their home or commercial site to listen & discuss their vision and project scope. Pertinent details and project specifications are collected to build a timely quote for the client. Estimators present quotes to clients in a manner that will generate sales.
Hiring Organization: 
McKeen Construction
Location: 
Pelham, Ontario, Canada
Responsibilities: 
You will use your Expertise to: Contact client leads assigned to you and provide unparalleled customer service. Ensure we position ourselves to meet and exceed potential Client needs to ensure strategic positioning to win work. Prepare accurate estimates of probable costs of materials, labour and equipment, and subcontracts for construction projects based on contract bids, quotations, schematic drawings and client specifications. Adjust estimating activities and methodologies as required to achieve expected profitability targets. Meet Designers, Architects, Engineers as required to complete drawings. Generate new leads through community involvement and through professional avenues. Maximize revenue by ensuring all estimates are within set profit margins. Seamless communication between all members of the McKeen team, Clients, subtrades and vendors. Ensure all contracts and necessary approvals are signed and documented. Prepare cost and expenditure statements and forecasts at regular intervals for the duration of a project. Develop methods for maintaining current and historical construction cost data. Meet or exceed expectations for estimate delivery and job profitability.
Qualifications: 
We’d REALLY like to meet you if you have… a. The Character and skills below: We value honesty, flexibility and Team Members who are loyal, well organized and positive in nature. Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage time effectively and efficiently. Excellent communication skills with a proficiency in English. Ability to multi-task and act under pressure, while maintaining great attention to detail. Strong customer service-oriented skills (i.e. attentive, communicative, empathetic, results-focused) Ability to be flexible, open and adapt quickly in a fast-paced work environment; embracing a “can do anything” approach. b. The Qualifications: A Degree or Diploma from a recognized Business Program specializing in Sales or Customer Service and extensive proven knowledge of the Construction industry. Previous experience working as an Estimator in the Construction Industry Required. Extensive knowledge and understanding of the various construction trades and terminologies in residential, commercial, and institutional construction. Proven ability to create and maintain effective relationships with clients, vendors, subcontractors, architects, designers, engineers, and team members. Project Management Certification or equivalent experience an asset. Experience negotiating pricing and contract parameters. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and the general use of technology and cell phones. Estimating Software Experience Valid G Class driver’s license, in good standing Position Reports to: Sales Manager
Work Hours: 
Up to 44 hours/week, Monday through Friday. Occasionally evenings and weekend hours to accommodate business demands and position requirements.
Benefits: 
PERKS OF THE POSITION Work with a team that makes our clients dreams come true. Competitive salary and commissions. Employer paid Health & Dental benefits. Interesting and challenging work. Work with an amazing team.
Employment Type: 
Full Time
Additional Information: 
We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. How to Apply If you think your experience and career aspirations are aligned with this opportunity – please send your resume to [email protected] Job Categories: Trades/Transport/E