Construction Estimator

Project Management · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Project Management
Employment Type Full-Time

Construction Estimator

Klondike Contracting is an award-winning Vancouver-based General Contracting and Construction Management firm. Our dynamic team of professionals prides itself on delivering exceptional results for our discerning commercial, institutional and residential clients.  Year over year we continue to grow because we provide quality work to our clients. 

When building our team, we look to recruit staff who understand the industry, pride themselves on quality work and are self motivated to get the work done in a professional & efficient manner. We are looking to grow our team with the addition of a Construction Estimator

Do you:

  • Ask smart questions?
  • Have a thirst for knowledge?
  • Take charge and own your work?
  • Self-motivated to complete work on time?
  • Able to meet deadlines?


As a Construction Estimator with Klondike, you will be responsible for the accurate project estimation & tendering of commercial, institutional & residential construction projects using Master Format 16 Divisions.

Working under the Director, Construction, the Construction Estimator is responsible for reviewing drawings & specifications, understanding design intent, identifying challenging items & errors, performing electronic quantity take-offs and reviewing, auditing & levelling sub-trades and supplier prices.

Our ideal candidate is a proactive, detail orientated, highly skilled estimator with strong communication skills and strong experience in commercial, institutional and residential construction projects. 

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Reviewing drawings & specifications to determine the scope of work and project requirements
  • Experience running competitive online tenders (knowledge of Procore an asset) 
  • Preparing electronic quantity take-offs for all self-performed work & materials
  • Working with the Director, Construction to develop critical path construction schedules
  • Proactively communicating project progress and requirements and addresses any concerns

Required Experience & Skills

  • 5+ years of experience estimating projects in commercial, institutional, residential construction
  • General knowledge of all aspects of commercial, institutional & residential construction
  • Strong analytical skills and construction detailing practices 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with clients and all stakeholders for successful project completion
  • Intermediate skills in MS Project, Word, Excel, and Outlook 
  • Experienced using digital take-off software & Project Management Software 
  • Good knowledge of current provincial & municipal building codes
  • Experience estimating construction projects with varying budgets and details
  • Ability to read and understand architectural & consultants plans
  • Strong work ethic, highly motivated and enjoys a challenge
  • Willing and able to learn new skills and concepts quickly
  • Confident, positive & professional demeanor in challenging situations
  • Able to prioritize and be flexible, while maintaining efficiency

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Project Management
  • Employment Type