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Construction Estimator - Mining and Metals

Remote Vancouver, BC

We are seeking a dynamic, innovative and creative Senior Estimator who is comfortable working in the consulting engineering sector. The estimator will actively participate in meeting numerous and growing client demands. By joining our team, you will be responsible for estimating direct and indirect costs for various projects and for monitoring changes.

Your Duties Will Include

  • Helping to produce multidisciplinary estimates based on contract data, financial requirements and the scope of work and services
  • Organizing estimates based on the work breakdown structure and established account coding
  • Preparing assessments for allowances, mark-ups and various costs
  • Preparing reports for material quantities
  • Participating in value engineering and trade-off studies
  • Working jointly with cost controllers and project planners
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of estimating methods, tools and procedures
  • When assigned to field work, assessing client or subcontractor changes to the original contracts

Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Good communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team work
  • Ability to manage relationships with colleagues, clients and partners
  • Rigour and attention to detail
  • Ability to inspire the trust and respect of others and create a positive climate for teamwork
  • Easily adaptable and ability to learn on the fly

Overview Of Certifications And Job Requirements

  • Diploma of Collegial Studies (DCS) or university degree and 8 to 15 years of relevant experience in estimation in the consulting engineering sector or any other combination of relevant education and experience
  • Experience with estimations for mining or industrial projects in the mechanical and piping disciplines
  • Knowledge of estimation software
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Bilingual (English and French)
  • Asset: experience with estimation and construction methods in the following disciplines: civil, concrete, structural, architectural and electrical
  • Asset: good knowledge of AACEI best practices
  • Asset: experience with international project estimation

At BBA, You Get Many Benefits

  • Participation in innovation projects
  • A collaborative team that shares its ideas and knowledge
  • Custom training and development plans
  • Access to a leadership program
  • Flexible schedule that combines office presence and telecommuting
  • Generous pension and insurance plan

About BBA

For over 40 years, we’ve been pushing the boundaries of engineering to serve our clients in the Energy and Natural Resources sector. At BBA, we develop innovative, flexible and sustainable solutions, from strategy to execution.

BBA is one of Canada’s leading private consulting engineering firms, focused on practice (PCB), with a network of 15 offices. Our teams work closely to deliver projects that shape tomorrow’s industry at the local, national and international levels.

Our people’s passion and excellence make BBA a Canada’s Best Employer and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies .

We have unique talents, and we’re committed to providing a workplace where you can be yourself . Job postings are written in gender-neutral language.

Learn more about us by visiting our LinkedIn page and join the networks of our talent attraction specialists to speak with them directly.

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