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Senior Estimator

JOB TITLE: Senior Estimator
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Manager of Construction
Direct Reports: Estimator, Junior Estimator

POSITION OBJECTIVE

The Senior Estimator will supervise the Estimating Division of the Company. This is a supervisory level position requiring minimum supervision and considerable independence and judgment. The Senior Estimator will lead the large and complex estimating jobs. The Senior Estimator will provide leadership and guidance to the direct reports. The Senior Estimator will be responsible for the assigning work to the direct reports, performance of the direct reports, and all related activities. (S)He will ensure that the Division performs as per the Company’s vision, goals, objectives and policies and procedures. (S)He will ensure the top-quality results are delivered within allocated budgets for the projects on an annualized basis. (S)He will establish and implement the estimating and project management policies and procedures as per the Company’s visions, goals, and objective.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  1. Liaison between project managers, project coordinators, estimating, and client.
  2. Develop and implement Estimating Division policies and procedures in accordance with Company’s vision, mission, objectives and goals.
  3. Review scope of all new works and assign to staff accordingly.
  4. Review project documents and advise the senior management whether we should be bidding for the project or not & why.
  5. Ensure all bid submissions are complete and accurate, on time.
  6. Coordinate all site visits and follow up meetings.
  7. Conduct regular progress reviews (bidding, submission) on the projects and provide written bi-weekly report to Manager of Construction.
  8. Develop and monitor work plans for staff for compliance with schedule, quality, and overall conformance with the contract documents.

    The work plan to include:
    – Develop and maintain schedules for assigned projects.
    – Identify and evaluate alternative solutions to best meet project goals.
    – Prepare detailed construction cost estimates and proper documentations for each project.
    – Review and approved Letter of Intent, award documents and contracts.
  9. Review, evaluate and advise on contract documents, procurements, pre-bid conferences, and bid evaluations, and pre-qualifications.
  10. Provide leadership in negotiating with contractors regarding changes to design.
  11. Assist with the maintenance of CCDC, CCA, and other contract documents.
  12. Support ICE safety vision and compliance with all safety rules, policies, and procedures; maintains accountability for safety performance of subordinate personnel.
  13. Working with HR department on any matters that occur pertaining to direct reports.
  14. Liaise with senior management to help make decisions on operational activities and set strategic goals.
  15. Keeping employees motivated and organizing appropriate training.
  16. Conduct monthly reviews of the staff and report to Manager of Construction.
  17. Provide divisional analysis, reports, activities on as need basis.
  18. Participate in customer support processes and organize them to enhance customer satisfaction.
  19. Be proficient in eGordian, and UDA Construction suite to be a knowledge base for employees.
  20. Participate in the project post construction review.
  21. Conduct post mortem of lost job and provide report to senior management team.
  22. Other duties as assigned by Manager of Construction.

Skilled & General Labours Required

We are a fast paced, fast growing General Contracting company that is located in the Fraser Valley with projects located all across the Lower Mainland. We currently have many projects going on in the Lower Mainland. We are looking for a non-skilled and skilled labourers with the willingness to learn and grow with our company.

This position requires the following:

  • Hard Hat
  • Steel Toed Boots
  • Tool Belt
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Valid BCDL

Thank you in advance to those who apply!

** Please reply to our ad with a resume. If you do not, you will not be looked at for a position. Thank you**

Experienced Construction Superintendent Required

We are a general contractor engaged in construction for large and small scale commercial, infrastructure, and industrial projects throughout Canada. We provide general contracting, construction management and project management services.

We are currently hiring site superintendents to work on projects all over the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley as well as Kamloops, Kelowna, and the surrounding areas. We provide a safe work environment and opportunities for advancement.

As a Site Superintendent you will have the duties and responsibilities of:

  • Direct field operations in the delivery of projects by adhering to schedules, budgets, safety and risk.
  • Effectively manage field employees by providing guidance and leadership on construction activities and developing effective communication between field and other project staff.
  • Develop and execute project work plans aimed at keeping projects on track and on budget.
  • Provide senior level presence in the field, coach field staff on issue resolution, review site labour requirements, mentor field staff and perform succession planning.
  • Complete daily online log reports.

 Skills: (behavioral competencies)

  • You thrive from being a leader of a team of construction professionals focused on delivering a quality project every time.
  • You have leadership goals and looking for the right organization to grow with.
  • Ability to coach, mentor and train.
  • Ability to describe and point out safety compliance and regulatory issues.
  • Demonstrates good communication and interpersonal skills both upward and downward.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to work without close supervision.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of construction experience with a General Contractor in a leadership role.
  • Post-secondary education.

Knowledge & Skills

Knowledge: (trade specific knowledge – technical competencies)

  • Knowledge of trade mathematics and imperial and metric measurements.
  • Knowledge of the characteristics of construction materials and their proper use.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and windows based computer applications. (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project)
  • Experience in UDA

The Superintendent is a key member of our project team and is critical to the success of each project under their direction. We want you to succeed and we are prepared to get you there by investing in you.

If you want to work with a dynamic team and build your future, APPLY NOW!

Send resume to office@icedevelopment.net

Experienced Carpenters Required

We are a general contractor engaged in construction for large and small scale commercial, infrastructure, and industrial projects throughout Canada. We provide general contracting, construction management and project management services.

Position Summary
Experienced carpenters/apprentices with abilities and knowledge of materials, methods and tools required to construct, install, renovate and repair commercial or industrial structures constructed of wood, steel, concrete and other materials using carpenter’s hand tools and power tools and equipment. Able to study, interpret and understand blueprints, sketches or building plans to determine specifications and calculate requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Working from blueprints, instructions from supervisors to do layout-measuring, marking and arranging of various construction materials.
  • Cut, shape and join.
  • Checks accuracy of works and makes adjustments as required.
  • Studies blueprints for work planning.
  • Acts as a work leader and mentors to apprentice carpenters.
  • Informs immediate supervisor of abnormalities or defects and/or takes appropriate measures.

Qualifications 


Education: Successful completion of the 4th year of the Carpenter Apprenticeship Program
Experience: Minimum 5 years of related work experience
*or an equivalent combination of experience, training and education

Knowledge & Skills


Knowledge: (trade specific knowledge – technical competencies)

  • Knowledge of trade mathematics in both imperial and metric measurements.
  • Knowledge of the characteristics of all types of construction materials and their proper use and application.
  • Knowledge of installation equipment, techniques, wiring or programs to meet specifications.

Skills (behavioral competencies):

  • Ability to work at heights, good balance.
  • Ability to bend, stretch, lift push, pull and carry.
  • Ability to coach, mentor and train apprentices.
  • Ability to describe and point out safety compliance and regulatory issues.
  • Demonstrates good communication and interpersonal skills both upward and downward.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to do precision work without close supervision.
  • Ability to use hand tools and power tools in a safe manner.

What we offer:

  • Competitive wages.
  • Opportunities for advancement.
  • Safe and respectful working environment.

Please send resume to office@icedevelopment.net.

Construction Project Coordinator/Estimator


We are a Commercial/Residential Construction Company in Aldergrove and are looking for a Construction Project Coordinator/ Estimator to work with our Operations Manager and Project Managers to provide a wide variety of project coordination and support on our current projects. Currently we are working on several residential and commercial projects and we are looking for an experienced coordinator/estimator.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to Operations, Project Manager and Superintendents regarding all construction related issues where required.
  • Assist in preparation of quantity take-offs for various scopes of work to assist with tendering sub-trades.
  • Assist in preparation of Bids and Tender Submittals.
  • Monitor Subcontractor performance and insure adherence to the terms and conditions of such agreements.
  • Coordinate permitting and inspections.
  • Track RFI submissions and responses, and keep detailed logs of such.
  • Track and manage submission / approval of all shop drawings and submission of close out documents, and keep detailed reports of such.
  • Communicate concerns with Project Managers and Operations Management about current or future projects.
  • Complete general project reports and budgets.
  • Prepare subcontractor bid packages.
  • Understanding and knowledge of current market costs of construction.
  • Other administrative duties as required.
  • Other special duties as assigned.
  • Familiarity of UDA and asset, but not a requirement.
  • Take a lead role in managing the day-to-day administrative and document control duties in the pre-construction and construction phases. This includes requests for information, site instructions, submittals/shop drawings, change orders etc.
  • Review and code monthly invoices from subtrades and suppliers.
  • Coordinate and collect all project closeout, maintenance manuals, as-built drawings etc.

Requirements:

  • Technology diploma or engineering/construction management degree considered an asset.
  • Minimum 3-5 years related construction experience within the lower mainland, preferably with a general contractor.
  • Working knowledge of local construction methodology including administrative processes and on site activities.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities and deadlines from multiple sources.

Qualifications and personal attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Organized with strong problem solving skills.
  • Personable and approachable.
  • Computer skills, including MS Project, Excel, Word, Outlook, QuickBooks, UDA Construction Suite.

Compensation and benefits:

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with opportunity for growth.

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If you would like some pricing for our General Contractor Services, or Pre-Construction Services, please do not hesitate to contact our team.

ICE DEVELOPMENT HEAD OFFICE:
Unit #1 – 3180 262 Street, Aldergrove V4W 2Z6
604-381-2202 / 1-888-273-1012
iceteam@icedevelopment.net

ICE DEVELOPMENT CALGARY OFFICE:
Unit # 3- 47 Aero Drive NE, Calgary AB, T2E 8Z9
403-975-9716 / 1-888-273-1012

President: Sonny Sangha
Vice President: Manjit S. Sohi
Director of Construction: Glenn C . Olinek
Director of Operation: Dave Wileman