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Project Manager/Estimator-Civil Construction

Location: Kelowna, BC, Canada

Department: Hall Constructors

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Our client, Hall Constructors (www.hallconstructors.com), is a high profile civil construction company with projects in various locations within British Columbia. They have a requirement for a Project Manager/Estimator to work in their Kelowna office.  This is a full time permanent position.

Halls' management team is made up of industry leaders who have been involved in some of the highest profile infrastructure projects in British Columbia. They have extensive experience in construction management, excavation & shoring and infrastructure. "Build on Excellence" is the center piece of their corporate vision.

The Project Manager/Estimator will support the Kelowna General Manager and Project Managers in the office. They will help in the estimating, planning, coordination and assist in construction activities. Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with employees, sub-trades, suppliers and clients is key in the success of this role.

We are looking for an experienced individual that demonstrates prior experience in the construction of civil infrastructure, highways/roads, underground utilities and excavation. The position requires you to have well developed communication and project management skills, as well as a strong background in estimating. Being highly organized is also key.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Possess demonstrated construction project related experience, managing both small and large projects and be at ease collaborating with multiple trade contractors.
  • Possess the ability to coordinate project cost estimates, including labour and material costs
  • Ensure that projects are finished on time, on budget, and to the highest standards of quality
  • Possess the ability to read civil as well as construction drawings and produce project schedules based off of this knowledge
  • Be motivated, a self-starter, and results, detail and team-oriented.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In conjunction with estimating team, prepare estimates on job site with detailed specs for construction and coordination purposes.
  • Complete take offs for estimating/job tenders and quantity verification for active projects.
  • Ensure bid package is complete.
  • Foster relationships with sub contractors and suppliers.
  • Produce project schedules.
  • Completes detailed analysis and estimates of all labour, equipment and materials required to complete the project as per contract specifications to ensure accuracy of pricing.
  • Assist in the planning, scheduling, setting objectives and controlling activities during the construction phase of the project, working closely with the Site Superintendent.
  • Manage project schedule while being flexible and adaptive, to ensure changes are made for the project to go on as necessary.
  • Project administration including resolve issues to meet project goals, scheduling, shop drawing control, invoice approval, prepare progress claim and maintain project files.
  • Accountable for development of project monthly job costing including reviewing reports, estimates and backup daily.
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of quality control documentation.
  • Correspondence with contract administrators/prime contractors for RFI’s, field directives, and site instructions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Engineering degree/diploma or related education or experience.
  • Min. 3 years of progressive experience as a civil construction Project Manager. PMP Designation is an asset.
  • Experience with construction accounting and project management software (such as Explorer and HCSS).
  • Proficient with MS Office (Project, Word, Excel).
  • Experience with AutoCAD and other design software is an asset
  • Demonstrates project management, estimating and problem-solving skills to support a collaborative approach to deliver results.
  • Must have a valid BC Driver's License

HRfx Consulting provides outsourced human resource solutions to small and medium sized business and is assisting our client in the collection and screening of resumes. We thank you for your interest in this position, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.  Please do not contact Hall directly.

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