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Estimator, Intermediate

At Flynn, It's not just a job, it's a career

 

“Fast paced, excitement of pursuit, rewarding, being part of amazing projects, visiting worksites, overall culture, endless opportunities, having the feeling of some autonomy”

 

This is what our Estimators coast to coast, love most about working as an Estimator at Flynn!

 

Here at Flynn, we are a family. We offer employment that is exciting, challenging and provide talented people with great opportunities. As the leading trade contractor in North America, our winning success is having the right people on our team.

Position Profile

The position of “Estimator” is a skilled role, in which the Estimator provides the overall on-site administrative and technical management for a project, while ensuring the total constructive efforts are in accordance with the plans and specifications. The estimator is responsible for compiling estimates of how much it will cost to provide a client or potential client with services. This will be done this by working out approximately how much a project is likely to cost and create budgets accordingly. The job involves assessing material, labour and equipment required and analyzing different quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers.

 

  • Complete take-offs/estimate or assigned projects
  • Follow up on multi-scope or single-scope projects
  • Attend pre-bid & post-bid meetings
  • Complete work orders & prepare material order sheets
  • Maintain directory of product suppliers
  • Order various estimating documents (bid bonds, insurance documents, etc.)
  • Consult, communicate and build rapport with internal departments
  • Prepare construction progress schedules
  • Negotiate extras for applicable revisions and prepare necessary documentation 
  • Coordinate the investigation and resolution of disputes, defects, and back charges
  • Follow-up with onsite problems with Operations team
  • Visit job sites
  • Price all change orders for active projects
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Customers and Suppliers
  • Negotiating contract price/award price with clients
  • Participate in intial handoff meetings, production meetings and project autopsies 
  • Organize and manage a centralized cost estimating database (PIL)

A Day in the Life

  • Complete take-offs/estimate or assigned projects
  • Follow up on multi-scope or single-scope projects
  • Attend pre-bid & post-bid meetings
  • Complete work orders & prepare material order sheets

What We Are Seeking

  • Ability to read specs and drawings
  • Post-secondary education in a Construction program 
    • Architectural Technology
    • Construction Management
    • Construction Engineering 
  • Great communication skills
  • General Building Envelope knowledge
  • Sales skills
  • Background in Building Science 
  • Basics of AutoCAD

Position Summary

Location: Saskatoon

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Functions: Estimating

Industry: Construction, Building Materials

 

Flynn Group of Companies is the leading trade contractor in North America that works on virtually every aspect of a building’s outer layer, including roofing, glazing, waterproofing, and architectural metals. The foundation of our award winning success is having the right people on our team. 

 

Thanks to the contributions of the most talented team in the market and a collaborative, supportive culture, Flynn has steadily grown since 1978, and continues to do so. We understand the importance of and prioritize the growth of our people too, offering many learning & development and career opportunities.

 

To apply to any of our current roles, please visit https://jobs.flynncompanies.com.

 

For more information about the Flynn Family, Flynn University and career opportunities, please visit www.flynncompanies.com. 

 

At Flynn, it's not just a job, it's a career. 

 

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