Our client, an industry leader in commercial contracting, and construction is seeking an experienced Estimator to join its team. Reporting to the Estimating Manager, this role is responsible for developing cost estimates, as well as assisting in the ongoing improvement and development of the estimating systems and software.The ideal candidate must be capable of performing all facets of a construction estimate, including determination of quantities, costing, and sub-trade participation and pricing.Duties and Responsibilities:Working with the Chief Estimator, this role is responsible for preparing and overseeing all aspects of the estimate/tender/RFP/ RFQ / RFT or other form of bid documentationReviews proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of workPrepares detailed estimates for all facets of the planned scopeMaintains files of working documents as backup for estimate figures including current information on supplier pricingObtains Sub Contractor pricing as requiredObtains material & equipment rental pricing as requiredEnsures consistency and quality of estimates in reporting to operations, management and clientContinuously upgrades/improves and enhances software used for estimatingAccountable and responsible for accuracy and completeness of assigned estimatesReferences historical costs and production to current cost estimates for continuous improvementCompletes post bid analysis as requiredThe ideal candidate will possess the following skills, attributes and experience: Technical, university, or trade certificate in the Electrician, or Lineman industry; or similar post-secondary industry related education5+ years or more project estimating, or field managementExpertise in Excel and MS office programs such as MS ProjectOver 5 years’ experience in commercial construction estimating, transmission and/or distribution power systems. Clear and thorough understanding of how to prepare a cost estimate and quantity takeoffClear and professional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsAbility to deal effectively with all levels within different functional areas of the company as well as external customersExceptional analytical, planning and organizational skillsCompensation for this role will be in the range of $80,000-$110, 000, dependent on experience and capability. If this sounds like the position for you, please forward your resume in WORD format to Charlene Pointer at email@example.com. Refer to position Ref. # CP-ESTIMATOR in your email subject line.Feel free to visit our website www.angusone.com for details on this and other exciting opportunities. There is no fee for job seekers - Vancouver's #1 Employment Agency.(If you have been interviewed by a consultant with Angus One and are already registered with us, we welcome you to contact us via email at the above mentioned email address regarding this opportunity (please attach a resume in Word format).