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Senior Estimator

Vancouver, BC

Wesgroup Properties started as a family business in British Columbia more than 60 years ago and today is one of Western Canada’s largest private real estate companies with a diversified portfolio spanning across residential and commercial real estate. Wesgroup owns and manages over 3.2 million square feet of commercial and multi-family real estate and has built more than 7,000 homes in 100 communities. With the active projects in our development pipeline, the portfolio will grow to over 7 million square feet over the next six years. Our operations are vertically integrated, encompassing land acquisition, construction, finance, design, marketing, sales, leasing, and property management. We have a long history of looking forward and we are dedicated to conducting business in line with our values of adaptability, accountability, relationships, and observing The Golden Rule without fail.


The Senior Estimator will report to Director, Preconstruction and provide oversight to the Preconstruction team as well as all projects within Wesgroup’s portfolio. The Senior Estimator will be responsible for providing critical feedback and sound construction knowledge to the project team.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide critical construction knowledge feedback at project consultant meetings to ensure complete project documents are produced
  • Assist the Director of Preconstruction in overseeing the Preconstruction team, including Estimators and
  • Junior Estimators
  • Liaise with internal departments, including Development, Interior Design, Leasing, and Property Management to provide feedback on different aspects of the project
  • Work with the project team to value engineer projects, providing a "thinking outside the box" mentality to enhance project delivery
  • Review project drawings and specifications for coordination between disciplines
  • Create coordination review lists for presentation to the Director of Preconstruction and the project team
  • Coordinate resolution of constructability issues during design and lead design and construction document reviews
  • Prepare trade scope packages to ensure no scope gaps and include all required separate and unit pricing



Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience:


  • A diploma or degree from BCIT (or equivalent) is required, as well as, related field experience.
  • A minimum of 7-10 years’ experience working in the Vancouver construction market, ideally experience with multi-family wood frame / concrete high rise. Working with a developer or general contractor preferred.
  • Experience using digital Take Off software is required; OST
  • Experience using BIM/Revit software; AutoDesk
  • Excellent and above average communication skills in English both written and oral.
  • Exceptional phone skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret contract specifications, drawings and other construction documents.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills in order to prioritize work load and stay on top of things as the project demands increase.
  • Self-motivated with strong willingness and ability to learn and be challenged.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including conflict resolution abilities.
  • Above average mathematical skills are necessary for this position along with report compilation.
  • Works effectively in a team environment.
  • Hard working and a problem solver.
  • Experience using MS Office suite, Bluebeam
  • Positive and upbeat attitude.



What We Offer:


  • A fun and inclusive culture supported by an employee-led Culture Committee with sponsorship from the President, providing you with opportunities to participate in group workouts, team sports, company-wide social events or celebrations, and other great initiatives.
  • The Wesgroup Store, stocked with amazing name-brand apparel and items to purchase using points earned for milestones, participation, and going above and beyond.
  • A competitive compensation package with robust and extensive health benefits including a generous Health Care Spending Account.
  • A Lifestyle Spending Account which includes coverage for fitness, daycare, and eldercare costs.
  • Wesgroup supports a broad range of community initiatives through donations and employee volunteer activities, including paid days off to volunteer your time each year.
  • Stocked kitchens with healthy (and not-so-healthy!) snacks, fresh fruit, sparkling water, and a wide range of dairy alternatives for your daily caffeine hit.
  • A brand-new, beautifully designed office downtown, across from the Burrard sky train station.


If you are interested in exploring this exciting opportunity to join one of Western Canada’s largest real estate companies, please visit our website at and apply with your resume and cover letter today!


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for follow-up will be contacted.

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