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Design Estimator

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Position Available: Immediately

If you have a balanced blend of technical skill, home building knowledge and estimating experience, our Design Team is the perfect fit! The Design Estimator’s primary function is to assist the Design Team in the management of the upgrade option tender process, pricing database, standard specifications and other duties relating to the design department.

 

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Duties

What you’ll be doing

  • Upgrade Tendering Process:
    • Perform quantity takeoffs, as required (ie. flooring square footage)
    • Creation and maintenance of upgrade tender forms
    • Emailing tender forms to trades requesting pricing
    • Creation of installation/site instruction sign-off documents
    • Pricing of custom options
    • Develop and maintain relationships with trades and suppliers specific to each project
    • Creation and organization of upgrade pricing database
  • Project Specifications
    • Create project specification documents as directed by the Design Manager
    • Collaboration with the Estimating Team to create project specific documents
    • Work with trades and suppliers to obtain model/product numbers, specifications, and pricing
    • Collect applicable internal approvals
    • File and distribute signed documents to Estimating Team
    • Tracking, organization and filing of pricing, drawings, and specifications
  • Other responsibilties
    • Prepare preliminary cost comparisons for specification changes to guide management decisions.
    • Enter pricing into customer upgrades lists
    • Pre-occupancy inspections of units at various stages of construction
    • Attend show suite walkthroughs as required
    • Participate in product knowledge sessions with trade partners and suppliers
    • Assist with software implementation

*May include other special projects as assigned by the Design Manager and Coordinator.

 

Work Conditions

*This position will require travel to the various developments/construction sites approximately 25% of the time.

Our values and policies promote teamwork, innovation, long-term employment, and work-life balance. As a family oriented, community minded company Logel Homes offers comprehensive health and insurance benefits including: flex days and flexible work schedules; Personal and Health spending Accounts; RRSP matching; team building and reward activities; career growth and advancement.

Training and Certification

What you bring to the team:

  • Post-secondary education in related field (Construction, Estimating)
  • 1 – 3 years of residential construction experience, with strong construction process knowledge
  • A sound understanding and technical foundation of construction specifications, both interior and exterior
  • Strong Computer skills (Advanced Excel would be an asset)
  • Microsoft Office experience (One Note, Outlook, Teams, Excel, etc.)
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong time management and prioritization abilities
  • Blueprint reading & technical knowledge are considered an asset
  • Strong ability to develop interpersonal relationships with internal staff and external trades/suppliers

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