Junior Construction Project Professional

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Job title: Junior Construction Project Professional

Company: Wildstone Construction & Engineering

Job description: Wildstone is a growing, family owned and operated construction company with a diverse portfolio of projects in western and northern Canada. We’re committed to creating a collaborative, team-oriented work culture and positively impacting the communities we serve. We believe in ensuring a great work/life balance for our people and offer some outstanding benefits, including flexible work schedules, group benefits and unlimited time off.We have a fantastic opportunity for a Junior Construction Project Professional to join our team in our Penticton or Kelowna office. The ideal candidate will support our estimating team in handling a wide range of estimating tasks related to all aspects of the construction industry. You will have the opportunity to cross-train in Project Coordination, gaining exposure to the entire construction process, and at times may be required to provide support to our Project Management team. This fast-paced position requires a quick learner who can multi-task and adapt to constantly changing priorities while maintaining a pleasant, professional demeanour.Responsibilities:

  • Supports estimators in preparing preliminary estimates.
  • Assists in developing/assembling start-up submittals and other project documentation.
  • Supports all aspects of bidding:
  • Searching leads for proposal and bid opportunities
  • Assisting in procuring new projects to bid.
  • Project site investigations.
  • Material and subcontractor solicitation.
  • Performing quantity take-offs from plans/drawings.
  • Estimating labour and equipment costs.
  • Creating bid proposals.
  • Ordering and managing bid bonds.
  • Performs tasks required to complete estimates/budgets.
  • Assists the team during tender closings.
  • Maintains a database of subcontractors and suppliers and historical project cost data.
  • Maintains a database of historical bid results.

Requirements:

  • Engineering or Construction Management degree is preferred, relevant experience or education will be considered.
  • Co-op work experience in construction an asset.
  • Well organized, computer literate, creative, accurate, flexible, diligent, and enjoys challenges.
  • Able to work well as a team member and be resourceful while maintaining efficiency and meeting deadlines.
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) MS Project and database estimating software experience a plus.
  • Trades/”Hands On” experience in carpentry, civil and/or mechanical would be an asset.

Expected salary: $60000 – 70000 per year

Location: Penticton, BC

Job date: Fri, 24 May 2024 23:42:56 GMT

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