Estimator (Calgary, AB)

At Flynn Group of Companies, we strive to deliver excellence, growth and innovative solutions in every aspect of our business. For over 30 years, we have enjoyed continuous success by providing high quality contracting services aimed to meet the diverse needs of our customers. Flynn Group of Companies takes pride in providing the best for our people, so it would only seem natural that we’d hire people with the drive to grow and excel, that enables them to be recognized as leaders in the industry! At Flynn, we recognize that our people are the greatest asset, and we provide our employees with the opportunity to take their career further.

Are you ready to experience “The Flynn Way”?

  • Work for one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
  • Rewarding, challenging, fast-paced work in an excellent environment
  • Work on large-scaled projects
  • Use your innovation and creativity daily
  • Be part of a company that offers career advancement opportunities
  • Develop life skills by learning and growing both personally and professionally
  • Excellent benefits program including; Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and RRSP matching, as well as on-site fitness facilities

Responsibilities Include:

  • Attend all pre-tender site meetings to prepare accurate estimates
  • Prepare takeoffs/estimates of probable costs of materials, labour and equipment
  • Prepare and follow-up on quotations and advise on tendering procedures (including examination and analyzing of tenders)
  • Establish and maintain tendering process and set up cost monitoring reporting and procedures
  • Order various estimating documents including but not limited to: Bid Bonds, Performance Bonds, Agreements to Bonds, tender deposits, WSIB certificates, insurance certificates, CAD 7s, letters of reference and CCDC documents
  • Prepare cost and expenditure statements and provide forecasts at regular intervals for the duration of a project
  • Review all contracts and accepted quotations
  • Write up work orders and prepare material order sheets
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of product suppliers
  • Consult and communicate with project managers, drafters, engineers and clients involved at all levels of a project
  • Prepare construction progress schedules
  • Stay aware and informed of all new materials and techniques by attending material manufacturer’s trade shows, seminars,

Qualifications Include:

  • College diploma or post-graduate certificate in industry relevant program
  • Construction Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Architectural Technology
  • Previous experience in commercial, building envelope related estimating

Skills & Knowledge Required:

  • Strong blueprint reading skills and firm understanding of contract documents
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment
  • Excellent time management skills and organizational skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Experienced in using computer programs specific to this role (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, Bluebeam, On-Screen Take-Off)
  • Professional, motivated to learn and a career-minded individual

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for then we invite you to apply by sending your resume to jobrob@flynn.ca