Experienced Qualified QS Estimator
Adecco Employment Services 5,388 reviews - Surrey, BC

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Our client is looking for an experienced Qualified QS Estimator.

Key responsibilities:

-Perform quantity take-offs on commercial, residential and institutional building construction projects such as: condominiums, universities, hospitals, medical facilities, prisons, hotels, recreation centres etc.

-Undertake detailed construction estimating/take off including architectural, structural and landscape elements
Formulate costs for RFP, Tender/Quotation submissions including labour, equipment, production, materials and subcontractors, for related commercial/institutional/residential building construction work, in compliance with established estimating policies, procedures and standards

-Research local suppliers and trades for pricing and quotes
Assist senior staff to service clients in preparing independent construction cost estimates, LEED analysis, condition reviews, reserve fund studies, change order analysis, value management

-Prepare / submit pricing for any scope changes

-Preview proposed project site, for further understanding of the project requirements

-Accountable for accuracy and timeliness of tender submissions

-Monitor and provide job cost evaluation to management on active projects

-Maintain tight and frequent invoicing where applicable and as appropriate

-Create and submit timely and detailed documentation related to any claims for extras

-Assist in job cost analysis and price updates for General Contract tender submissions

-Maintain well organized tender files for active and completed projects

-Assist in Project Planning & Scheduling


-Degree or Diploma in Construction Management, Surveying or Engineering
-Must have or be working towards PQS (Professional Quantity Surveyor) or MRICS (Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors)


-Minimum 3-5 years of estimating experience with a mix of commercial, institutional, structural steel and residential building experience
-Experienced in performing detailed Architectural quantity take offs
-Experience pricing direct cost items
-Previous experience working with a consulting firm is preferred
-Capable of reading and understanding construction drawings and contract specifications
-Strong computer skills – MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project is an asset
-Timberline and on-screen-take off experience is an asset
-Experience with BIM Models , Fabtrol ,Strucad/tekla 3D model program using Revit/QTO is preferred
-Strong communication skills – oral and written in English and preferably Chinese

Salary: $30+/Hr

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