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Estimator Construction

Rate TBD
Location Toronto, ON Canada (On-site)
Type of project Business consulting & Finance, Sales & Marketing Cost Reduction, Sales and lead generation, Valuation
Duration contract ongoing
Education required College/University
Years of experience 2 - 5 years
Type of employment N/A
Area of Specialization Business
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Toronto ON
Job Description

Cypruss Contracting Inc. is looking to grow its construction team! We are looking for an experienced Estimator for ICI Construction to join our Estimating Department. We offer competitive compensation based on experience. The successful Estimator/Sales applicant will be able to perform both estimation functions as well as generate leads and sales via networking.


- Responsible for the tender/quotation process, generating tender bids, and providing timely follow-up;
- Efficiently and timely process quotes request received via any communication means, including RFQs, RFPs and RFIs;
- Manage and search public tender directories to identify potential jobs within the Company's scope;
- Review construction drawings, plans and specifications and identify and review scope of work;
- Review, understand and make recommendations regarding contract agreements including CCDC standards;
- Attend site meetings, project meetings, and site inspections as required;
- Develop and maintain subcontractor and vendor relationships and procure quotations during bid process;
- Screen and qualify new subcontractors and vendors of all trades and types as jobs require;
- Budget development, preparation and review; including subcontractor and vendor agreements;
- Facilitate handoff of project information including budgets, scopes of works etc. to project management teams;
- Develop and maintain relationships with new and existing clients throughout tender/bid/quotation processes;
- Develop and maintain construction estimation software and develop new construction bid management processes.


- Proficient knowledge of construction methods, systems and materials, specific to ICI construction;
- Previous experience with ICI construction for property management clients is an asset;
- Practical understanding of the analysis of construction drawings, tenders and RFP/RFQs;
- Ability to understand and interpret contract documents, shop drawings, and specifications. Be familiar with subcontractors contracts including scopes of work, exclusions, clauses, and limitations;
- Familiarity of construction law, the Construction Lien Act, and CCDC contract documents an asset;
- Previous experience in deploying, setting up and using construction bid management software an asset;
- Ability to proficiently use e-mail, Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Project to communicate information effectively to management team, subcontractors and client
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-January 10, 2022


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