Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Vancouver

Description

ACCIONA Infrastructure Canada is looking to hire a Chief Estimator for our office in Vancouver, BC.
Lead the estimating team in bid submissions for infrastructure projects (over $1B) taking full responsibility for the estimating process delivering a successful bid. Propose estimating strategy and provide hands-on management of technical and tendering personnel during the bid phase of projects. Provide and in-depth analysis and reporting of estimate and allowances.
Responsibilities
• Build up of direct and indirect cost estimate for major projects.
• Prepare lump sum tenders, tender summary sheets and cash flows.
• Review and manage design deliverables from consultants.
• Liaise with and manage subcontractors and suppliers.
• Review subcontracts to ensure compliance with ACCIONA operational and technical requirements.
Essential Functions
• Provide assessment of estimating accuracy and prepare relevant analyses.
• Prepare estimates from first principles.
• Competence with estimating software package.
• Provide direction and support to operational/technical staff and subcontract partners.
• Devise and implement sound operational and technical controls on project bids.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Working knowledge of contract language and legal requirements of contracts.
• Excellent technical, organizational, managerial and planning skills.
• Team leader with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills with well developed communication and negotiation skills.
• The ability to assist in determining bid strategies.
• Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
Experience/Qualifications
• Minimum 10 years’ experience in a project management or lead estimator role on large infrastructure projects.
• Post-Secondary diploma or degree related to Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Estimating, Engineering or related education.
• Experience in creating a complete bid price using Estimating software.
• Experience in creating preliminary construction schedules.
• Experience in working in multi-party joint venture environment.
• Experience in working on bids with values in excess of $300M.
• Experience utilizing computerized estimating systems.
• Experience as a project or construction manager on large infrastructure projects a definite asset.
ACCIONA is one of the foremost Spanish business corporations, leader in the development and management of infrastructure, renewable energy, water and services. Listed on the selective Ibex-35 stock exchange index, it is a benchmark for the market.
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About the company

ACCIONA es una empresa global con un modelo de negocio basado en la sostenibilidad que trata de dar respuesta a las principales necesidades de la sociedad proporcionando energía renovable, infraestructuras, agua y servicios.

Con presencia en más de 40 países, desarrolla su actividad empresarial bajo el compromiso de contribuir al desarrollo económico y social de las comunidades en las que opera.

La estrategia de sostenibilidad en ACCIONA se instrumentaliza a través del Plan Director de Sostenibilidad, una hoja de ruta que integra todas las iniciativas de la compañíaen este campo. El objetivo de ACCIONA es liderar la transición hacia una economía baja en carbono, para lo que pone al servicio de todos sus proyectos criterios de calidad y procesos de innovación destinados a optimizar el uso eficiente de los recursos y el respeto al entorno. La compañía es neutra en carbono desde 2016, compensando todas las emisiones de CO2 generadas que no pudo reducir.

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