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Developmental Quantity Surveyor/Cost Engineer (TI Corp) Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna

Transportation Investment Corporation

Position Title

  • Developmental Quantity Surveyor/Cost Engineer


  • Transportation Investment Corporation

Work Location

  • Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna

Company Profile

  • Transportation Investment Corporation’s (TI Corp) mandate is to provide procurement, delivery, and commercial oversight of assigned major capital transportation projects. Currently, TI Corp is delivering the Pattullo Bridge Replacement Project, the Broadway Subway Project and the Kicking Horse Canyon Project – Phase 4. TI Corp is a subsidiary of the BC Transportation Finance Authority (BCTFA) and is governed by a board of directors. TI Corp is committed to building capacity internally and, by extension, within the BC Public Service. The organization will apply robust and consistent controls and practices across the major transportation projects.

Overview / Job Summary

  • TI Corp is hiring up to 4 individuals to join our organization and mentor under a very skilled and experienced Quantity Surveyor with the goal of developing into the full-working level of the role and become experts in the field. The role of a Quantity Surveyor is integral to successful project delivery, especially in projects with the scope of those being managed by TI Corp. If you have the noted education and experience and you’re interested in enhancing this through a dedicated mentorship relationship working on these three key infrastructure projects, we are interested in meeting you.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • See the full job posting for detailed roles and responsibilities information.

Skills and Competencies

  • Candidates that fit the role of Cost Engineer must be registered, or eligible to register, as a professional engineer (P.Eng.) in BC.

Education and Experience

  • Our ideal candidates have a bachelor’s degree in either construction management or a related applied science, or an equivalent professional qualification from the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors or the Royal Institution of Charted Surveyors and 2–3 years experience. Ideally you will have experience in construction estimating and construction site experience, preferably, but not essentially, related to civil and structural engineering construction. Though not required, we are also interested in negotiation and contract management/interpretation experience as well.

How to Apply for This Position

Release Date: 2019-07-11 | Expiry Date: 2019-10-09

Estimateur(trice) en toitures commerciales (Toitures Brault) St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC

Estimateur(trice) en toitures commerciales (Toitures Brault) St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC

Toitures Brault

Profil de l'entreprise

Toitures Brault est une entreprise familiale créée en 1949. Elle est un joueur incontournable des chantiers d’envergure de toitures de types commercial, industriel et institutionnel sur l’ensemble des territoires québécois et canadien.

Titre du poste

  • Estimateur(trice) en toitures commerciales

Lieu de travail

  • St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC


Nous recherchons 2 estimateurs(trices) en construction, idéalement spécialisés en toitures commerciales pour combler notre équipe d'estimateurs.

Rôles et responsabilités

Tâches principales:

  • Procéder au traitement des soumissions tout en respectant les conformités requises et les dates d’échéances,
  • Faire une évaluation détaillée des prix à soumettre aux clients,
  • Préparer les estimations des coûts des matériaux, de la main-d’œuvre, de l’équipement et de la sous-traitance de différents projets en fonction des offres de contrat, des plans et devis, des schémas et des spécifications,
  • Examiner et analyser des appels d’offres pertinentes,
  • Participer à la négociation des contrats,
  • S’assurer de la bonne communication avec les fournisseurs,
  • Effectuer l’élaboration de fiches techniques,
  • Effectuer toutes autres tâches requises par le poste,
  • Assurer la liaison et la communication avec les ingénieurs, les architectes, les entrepreneurs et les sous-traitants.

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Aptitudes et compétences

Profil recherché:

  • Personne ponctuelle et dévouée à son travail
  • Dynamique et débrouillarde
  • Autonome, rigoureux et minutieux
  • Bonne capacité à gérer la pression

Éducation et expérience


  • Posséder un DEP, AEC ou certificat en estimation ou toute expérience pertinente
  • Minimum 3 années d’expérience en tant qu’estimateur en construction
  • Bonne maitrise de la lecture de plan et en compréhension de devis (Obligatoire)
  • Connaissance en toiture (un fort atout)
  • Connaissance du logiciel PlanSwift (obligatoire)
  • Connaissance de la suite MS Office

Information complémentaire

Les avantages de ce poste?

  • Entreprise familiale bien établie
  • Belle opportunité de carrière
  • Équipe dynamique
  • Milieu de travail agréable et stimulant
  • Poste stable et permanent
  • Salaire compétitif

Comment postuler sur ce poste

Pour tous renseignements, nous contacter au 514-913-0166 ou nous faire parvenir votre CV par courriel à

Release Date: 2019-04-30 | Expiry Date: 2019-07-29

Estimator (York Excavating & Grading Ltd.) Toronto, ON

York Excavating & Grading Ltd.

Position Title

  • Estimator

Work Location

  • Toronto, ON

Overview / Job Summary

The Estimator will report to the Vice President, Estimating and Project Management. This role will play an integral part in preparing tender packages for major commercial, industrial and infrastructure projects. This will include accurate quantity take offs, in depth estimating, sub-trade solicitation, competitive bid comparisons and document control.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Completes full quantity take-off of all labour, equipment and materials required to complete the project as per contract specifications to ensure accuracy of pricing
  • Accurate, timely and well organized estimates
  • Preparing the pre-qualification package
  • Preparing the tender package
  • Preparing RFP and RFQ packages
  • Accurate, timely and well organized estimates
  • Organize sub-contractor quotes
  • Assist in monitoring the success of a project with the on-site supervisors
  • Noting potential challenges
  • Able to create and maintain effective relationships with clients, vendors, subcontracts, architects, designers, field superintendents, and internal staff
  • Historical record of production rate from ongoing projects and collecting data from daily and weekly reports
  • Attending to the site visit / tender meeting
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a rapidly changing work environment, Ability to work under pressure and meet critical deadlines

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent computer skills including Excel, Word and MS Projects
  • Construction software and implementation experience an asset
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Solid understanding and interpreting of drawings and specifications
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Education and Experience

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in Quantity Surveyor or Civil Engineering / Civil Engineering technologist.
  • PQS or CEC or GCS or EIT designation is a must
  • 3 - 5 years construction estimating experience in heavy civil or earth work

How to Apply for This Position

Release Date: 2019-04-23 | Expiry Date: 2019-07-22

Quantity Surveyor (Employer Undisclosed) Ottawa, ON

HR Management Services on Demand

Position Title

  • Quantity Surveyor

Work Location

  • Ottawa, ON

Overview / Job Summary

Our client, a small, well-established and busy firm is offering a great opportunity to work closely with a highly experienced and qualified Quantity Surveyor as you work on residential and commercial projects. Estimating is a very small portion of this role.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Experience in Claim Reviews: Monitor Budgets, Review Contractor Claims, Review Developer Cost Claims, Site Inspections
  • Building Technology, Architectural or equivalent degree/certification
  • Superior knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on Excel
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Sound understanding of basic accounting/cost, values, construction claims
  • Must have current references

Skills and Competencies

  • Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years’ in a similar role and have sound knowledge of construction, materials and project monitoring. Consideration may be given to graduates with a Construction Engineering Technician designation.

Education and Experience

  • Consideration may be given to graduates with a Construction Engineering Technician designation.

Complementary Information

We are committed to maintaining inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted in relation to this or any other job opportunity or testing, please advise a representative in a timely manner of the accommodation measures which are required in order to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. All information received relating to accommodation measures will remain confidential. Please note that we will not automatically consult accommodation requests from prior selection processes.

How to Apply for This Position

Release Date: 2019-06-07 | Expiry Date: 2019-09-05