CAREERS: Senior Estimator / Project Manager

 

Friday January 19th, 2024

Senior Estimator / Project Manager

Dallas Watt Demolition Ltd. is a full-service demolition and specialty contracting company.

Projects include: the complete demolition of any building and/or on-site improvements, selective demolition, and asset recovery for renovations to heritage buildings, residential, hospitality, institutional, commercial, industrial, warehouse, as well as seismic upgrades and building envelope projects.

We are looking for a new team member to fill the position of Senior Estimator/Project Manager.

 

Why join BM Group and Dallas Watt Demo Ltd.?

We are family-owned and provide construction solutions in multiple industries from real estate development, construction support services, materials supply to structural concrete support and waterproofing. We care about our people, believe each unique person enriches our culture, and thrive on collaboration. We know when we work together, we’re stronger.

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Review plans & specifications to determine scope of work and to define project requirements
  • Develop complete estimates for tender submissions on small, medium, and large demolition projects.
  • All aspects of project performance; start-up, cost, schedule, change management, quality, safety, environmental, client interface, operations, billing, and closeout
  • Communication with clients and stakeholders to develop and maintain solid, long-term relationships
  • Assist management with business development activities, and be in-tune with potential work opportunities

Responsibilities include:

  • Review scope of work, identify subcontractor packages and secure subcontract tenders
  • Review specifications, pricing, and competitive subcontractor quotes received for accuracy
  • Review drawings and produce take-offs using Bluebeam software
  • Create detailed estimates for clients with all required items, labour, equipment, materials etc.
  • Full cycle project management of successful tenders, accepting responsibility for all aspects of the project performance
  • Jointly manage the on-site construction elements with on-site Supervisor
  • Consult with clients, vendors, co-workers to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues
  • Visits job sites (existing and potential)
  • Ensure projects are executed in accordance with the client contract and Dallas Watt financial targets
  • Claims and change order management while working with the client and consultant to find the best solution
  • Be the client and stakeholder single point of contact and ensure client relationships are prioritized
  • Organize job costing summaries at project close out to maintain a library of historical unit rates for future reference while preparing tenders

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Project Management and Estimator experience producing quotes, preferably in the Demolition construction sector
  • Be able to interpret blueprint/construction drawings
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Project
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, outstanding time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively manage customer relations, customer issues, complaints and inquiries while providing excellent customer service
  • Strong work ethic – ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines while finding solutions to problems
  • Motivated – be a self-starting, professional, who has the drive to get things done at a high level
  • Team player – must value the support of those around them and look for opportunities to help others succeed
  • Valid Driver’s License, absolutely essential with own car

 

We are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in our recruitment and hiring practices and welcome all to apply for this and any of our other opportunities.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $80,000.00-$100,000.00 per year

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