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Économiste en construction (Ovation Technologies Inc.) Laval, QC

Ovation Technologies Inc. (OTI)

Titre du poste

  • Économiste en construction

Lieu de travail

  • Laval, QC

Profil de la société

Ovation Technologies Inc. (OTI) intègre la science de l’information à ses solutions pour vous permettre de construire, fabriquer et vivre mieux. Nous intégrons le numérique à vos méthodes de travail pour obtenir un processus de collaboration performant, à tous les niveaux.

Les technologies de l’information émergent à un rythme exponentiel et elles offrent de nouvelles opportunités aux entreprises innovantes. Fondée en 2017, Ovation Technologies Inc. (OTI) intègre la science de l’information à ses solutions, ce qui vous permet de construire, fabriquer et vivre mieux.

Comme les projets sont comparables à des chantiers en construction, OTI joue un rôle d’entrepreneur général virtuel.

Vision : « L’innovation passe par la remise en question »

Quoique les objets, les données et les humains coexistent, seule la ressource humaine possède la conscience et l’esprit créatif nécessaire à l’innovation technologique.

OTI appui les organisations en mettant en place les conditions essentielles à une saine gestion du changement et à la collaboration de tous les intervenants. Grâce à cette approche personnalisée, OTI vous offre sa vision d’un avenir meilleur. Cette vision à long terme permet de multiples possibilités pour un futur désirable.

Description de l'offre

Ovation Technologies Inc. recherche un(e) économiste en construction au sein de l’équipe « Expertises techniques des ressources matérielles ». L’économiste en construction conseillera, fera évaluera, planifiera et effectuera des contrôles budgétaires pour différents projets de construction aux étapes d’avant-projet, de conception et de réalisation.

Rôles et responsabilités

Responsabilités plus particulières, l’économiste aura à :

  • Assister les directeurs(trices) de mandats, dans le cadre des mandats d’estimation;
  • Faire le suivi budgétaire pour contrôler les coûts de projets afin d’assurer le respect du budget établi;
  • Établir des budgets prévisionnels à partir des renseignements fournis à l’étape de l’étude de faisabilité d’un projet ou analyser le budget proposé afin de s’assurer que tous les éléments importants ont été pris en compte pour mener le projet à terme;
  • Travailler à partir de bases de données vectorielles numériques (bases de données non statistiques) de coûts et d’échéancier;
  • Analyser via des maquettes 3D intelligentes, les pistes d’économie afin que les fonctions essentielles soient exécutées au coût le plus bas;
  • Constituer les dossiers destinés à aviser les autorités internes et externes des manques de financement et des raisons qui les justifient;
  • Collaborer à la préparation du plan directeur annuel d’investissement des clients;
  • Collaborer à la préparation ou à la révision de documents d’appels d’offres, de spécifications, de conditions générales ou d’autres formes de contrats.
  • Effectuer des recherches et formuler des conseils relativement à l’estimation numérique et les nouvelles stratégies d’affaires disponibles;
  • Assumer tout autre mandat ou action compatible à sa fonction que peut lui confier la coordonnatrice de l’équipe de gérance de projet numérique;
  • Description des évaluations de coûts;
  • Vérification des calculs en accord avec les méthodes usuelles d’estimation classes D à A;
  • Rédaction de rapport détaillant la ventilation des différentes spécialités de la construction;
  • Vérification de la mise de fonds effectuée par le donneur d’ordre;
  • Recommandations des déboursés, en concordance avec l’offre de financement approuvée par la SCHL et la banque;
  • Validation de la preuve d’injection de fonds, de l’acte de terrain, des quittances de l’entrepreneur général et des sous-traitants

Aptitudes et compétences recherchées

Expérience requise :

  • Avoir minimalement trois (3) années d’expérience pertinentes dans des fonctions d’estimateur ou d’économiste de la construction dans le domaine du bâtiment.

Exigences et qualifications à satisfaire à tous les critères :

  • Être titulaire d’un diplôme universitaire (BACC) relié au domaine de la construction.
  • Être membre de l’Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec ou être membre de l’Ordre des architectes du Québec.
  • Être titulaire d’un permis de conduire valide et avoir accès à une voiture pour les déplacements.
  • Être membre de l’ICEC (Institut canadien des Économistes en construction).
  • Excellente connaissance de la programmation dans Excel.

Études et expérience

  • Certification PMP (Project Management Professional).
  • Avoir suivi une formation en estimation (exemple : AEC ou DEC en technologie de l’estimation et de l’évaluation en bâtiment, certificat en économie et estimation des projets de construction).
  • Excellente connaissance de la langue française (parlée et écrite).
  • Très bonne connaissance de la langue anglaise (parlée et écrite).

Information complémentaire

Nous offrons :

  • Poste à temps plein de jour (37.5 heures)
  • Salaire concurrentiel
  • Assurances collectives et épargne collective
  • Environnement de travail sécuritaire et équipement à la fine pointe de la technologie
  • Entreprise Internationale offrant plusieurs possibilités de carrière.

Poser sa candidature


Date de parution: 2021-08-19 | Échéance: 2021-11-17

Estimator (Rice Group) Markham, ON

Rice Group

Position Title

  • Estimator

Work Location

  • Markham, ON

Company Profile

Rice Group is a vertically integrated retail, industrial, and infrastructure developer with a proven track record of executing on its project strategies.

Rice group manages a portfolio in excess of 1000 acres primarily in the Greater Toronto Area. The portfolio consists of approximately 5 million square feet of industrial and commercial space with more than 10 million square feet in the development pipeline.

Job Description

Rice Group a commercial and industrial developer is seeking an experienced Estimator to join our Head Office team located in Markham, Ontario. Some of the responsibilities include review scopes of work for all trades/projects; tendering to sub trades and suppliers, provide bid summaries the preparation & issuance of contracts and purchase orders track and monitor sub-trade invoices & change orders, coordinate and problem solve with Project Managers & Site Supervisors (scope of work, materials, general issues);

The role does not include traditional estimating and bid closings, RCG undertakes projects as an owner only. There is no third part bidding required.

This role will play an integral part in preparing tender packages for major building and infrastructure projects. This will include accurate quantity take offs, in depth estimating, sub-trade solicitation, competitive bid comparisons and document and cost control.

Roles and Responsibilities

Competitive salary ($100,000 + based on experience) + bonus structure + benefits

Estimator Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, review and evaluate cost estimates (site & building)
  • Communicate with industry partners and team members regarding new and current projects
  • Identify scope of work for each trade & supplier
  • Manage bid solicitation from all vendors
  • Prepare bid summaries

Skills and Competencies

  • Able to read Civil, Architectural, Structural, Mechanical & Electrical plans
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and MS project
  • Past Trade negotiations experience
  • Completes full quantity take-off of all labour, equipment and materials
  • Complete the project as per contract specifications to ensure accuracy of pricing
  • Accurate, timely and well-organized estimates
  • Preparing the tender package
  • Preparing RFP and RFQ packages
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel, Word and MS Projects/Scheduling
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Liaise with Accounting on job costing and monthly invoicing
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet critical deadlines
  • Strong verbal & communication skills

Education and Experience

  • 5-10+ years’ experience in construction estimating and/or procurement
  • Post education degree, Diploma or Certificate

Apply online via the link below


Release Date: 2021-08-18 | Expiry Date: 2021-11-16

Quantity Surveyor (LTA Consultants Inc.) Kelowna, BC

LTA Consultants Inc.

Position Title

  • Quantity Surveyor

Work Location

  • Kelowna, BC

Company Profile

LTA Consultants Inc. is a firm of Professional Quantity Surveyors and Construction Cost Consultants. We provide complete professional cost management services for construction projects, from early feasibility through to project completion.

Based in Kelowna, BC, we provide cost planning and construction cost estimating, mortgage monitoring and cost control during construction, value engineering and value analysis for construction projects to our clients throughout Western Canada.

Job Description

Here is a rare chance to build your career in a vacation destination! LTA Consultants Inc. (LTA) is growing and has an immediate opening for a quantity surveyor to join our team in Kelowna, BC.

We will assist the successful applicant in moving to the famous Okanagan Valley – home to sunnier beaches, snowier ski hills, and fruit that falls off the vine!

LTA is offering:

  • A competitive full-time salary with generous benefits package
  • A modern workspace in a central business district that offers many amenities and a short commute from most areas in Kelowna
  • Opportunity to work on a wide range of interesting projects
  • Supportive team environment including team-building events and opportunities for continued learning

Roles and Responsibilities

Reporting to:

  • Senior Quantity Surveyor and Company Principal

Cost Planning:

  • Preparation of preliminary and conceptual estimates, to include measurement of quantities, pricing, and preparation of written report;
  • Preparation of detailed construction cost estimates and preparation of schedule of quantities, to include detailed measurement, pricing, and preparation of written report;
  • Undertaking comparative design studies, value analysis and value engineering for construction projects;
  • Evaluating construction change orders;
  • Maintaining and updating pricing book;

Project/Mortgage Monitoring:

  • Mortgage monitoring, including detailed evaluation of budgets and review of project documentation for preparation of Initial Reports and Budget reviews;
  • Site visits, detailed evaluation of contractors/developers, applications for payment including valuation of change orders, and preparation of progress draw reports;

Skills and Competencies

Mandatory candidate requirements:

  • Currently living in Canada as either a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Hold a valid drivers license

Education and Experience

Mandatory candidate requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience working as a quantity surveyor in Canada
  • Specific experience in project monitoring and cost planning in Canada
  • Currently working towards, or has already obtained, a PQS designation with the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors

Skilled professionals will find elevated opportunities for growth within our dynamic organization.

Apply online via the link below

  • Please submit your resume together with a cover letter by email to: [email protected].
  • Only candidates who meet the mandatory candidate requirements will be contacted.

Release Date: 2021-08-23 | Expiry Date: 2021-11-21

Senior Cost Consultant (Postma Quantity Surveying) Winnipeg, MB

Postma Quantity Surveying

Position Title

  • Senior Cost Consultant

Work Location

  • Winnipeg, MB

Company Profile

The Pederson Group has been retained to assist Postma Quantity Surveying in their search for a Senior Cost Consultant!

Postma Quantity Surveying provides commercial, multi-family, light-industrial and institutional construction cost consulting and estimating solutions across the Prairies, Northwestern Ontario and Northern Canada. Their services include quantity surveying, cost management, estimating, and construction loan monitoring.

Overview / Job Summary

As a Senior Cost Consultant and a vital part of the leadership team at Postma Quantity Surveying you will be reporting to the Director of Cost Consulting and will be responsible for completing class D, B, C and A estimates. Additionally, you will assist the Senior Project Monitor in completing site inspections, assisting in the valuation of contractor’s progress claims, and reviewing relevant loan documentation to ensure the requirements of the loan agreement are being met.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Train and mentor junior staff with quantity surveying and conceptual estimating
  • Review project documents and determine scope of work
  • Set-up and complete estimating in required format
  • Develop preliminary construction schedules to determine project durations
  • Complete detailed quantification of building elements based on drawings and specifications
  • Assist in the development of assembly pricing for use in final estimate
  • Review completed estimate for completeness and complete quality assurance checks
  • Preparing Loan Monitoring reports
  • Perform site inspections and documentation including photographs, and related loan schedules
  • Complete initial project reviews and reference current market conditions and data
  • Collaborate with management validate and track project budget, analyzing costs to date and cost to complete to determine validity
  • Ensure the processing of payment certification under construction contracts in compliance with the appropriate lien legislation
  • Assist in the negotiation of change orders if required by client
  • Using data gathered through project monitoring activities to expand cost database for future reference

Skills and Competencies

  • Good understating of the construction industry including development, contracting and consulting sectors
  • Understanding of CIQS standard method of measurement
  • Understanding of Uniformat is an asset

Education and Experience

  • 5-10 years of relevant construction related experience, including estimating experience; site experience is also an asset!
  • P. Eng., PQS or CEC is an asset

Complementary Information

Postma Quantity Surveying can offer you the following:

  • Generous base salary
  • Bonus structure
  • Education/tuition allowance
  • Benefits
  • Tremendous career growth opportunities!

Interested in this opportunity?

Apply now by sending your resume to [email protected].

To learn more about the opportunity, contact Justis Pederson at +1 204-926-8860 EXT. 8860 or [email protected].

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Release Date: 2021-07-27 | Expiry Date: 2021-10-25

Senior Estimator Multi-Family (Trico Homes) Calgary, AB

Trico Homes

Position Title

  • Senior Estimator Multi-Family

Work Location

  • Calgary, AB

Company Profile

“Trico Homes is made up of an incredible team of people who are dedicated to building outstanding homes and communities in and surrounding Calgary, AB. We are continually recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies and one of the Best Workplaces in Canada. And that shows clearly in our culture. We emphasize work-life balance and focus on learning and development, innovation and fun at work. Trico Homes is dedicated to equality and inclusion in the workplace and we invite you to join our team today to help us build on our success, and build your career at one of Canada’s best places to work!”

Our success is your success. Want to join our team?

Overview / Job Summary

The Estimator will be responsible for the accurate, timely preparation of conceptual and full-cost estimates and cost advices for projects, including materials and labour. He or she will be tasked with preparing specifications, bidding documents, quote analysis, trade contracts, cost control and cost-to-complete reports. This individual's accuracy is critical to the profitability of the business, as under-estimates may cause significant financial losses and over-estimates may reduce our competitiveness. In addition, this person will train junior estimators and oversee multiple projects as well as ambitiously work toward upcoming projects while providing a high attention to detail.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepare materials, labour and equipment cost estimations necessary to successfully carry out a construction project according to proposals, plans, and specifications.
  • Act in liaison with other departments, trades and consultants regarding costing matters.
  • Establish and develop trade relationships while maintaining impartiality in awarding trade contracts. Reviews and evaluates trades on a regular basis.
  • Provide cost input in the planning stage of projects with regards to construction costs of base and optional features.
  • Prepare bidding documents.
  • Prepare bid invitation to trades and organize bidding lists. Maintain bidding websites and portals for bidders to obtain all the necessary information to prepare their bids.
  • Clarify trades queries.
  • Analyze quotations, negotiate contract prices and terms, coordinate and finalize selection of trades.
  • Prepare trade contracts and issue PO’s.
  • Evaluate and recommend allowances for indirect costs, design unknowns, escalation and contingency.
  • Prepare base budget templates and issue base budget to the estimating system.
  • Prepare Cost-to-complete reports to reflect current project costs, profit margins and outstanding payments.
  • Prepare progress claims. Experience in preparing bank draws and handle queries from QS/ loan monitoring consultants will be an asset.
  • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists etc.
  • Prepare templates on interior packages and upgrade options.
  • Review approved ETC/Addenda prior to releasing to site/trades.
  • Monitor and keep record of all site changes and changes by architect/ site instructions.
  • Work with construction schedule, raise alarm to any late ETC/Addendum involving structural changes or changes with additional costs incur.
  • Invoice approval.
  • Perform site visits to check on project progress as required.
  • Explore new techno.

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to interpret and provide comments on architectural, structural, mechanical blueprints and specifications, from technical and costing points of view.
  • Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to do material and labour estimates and cost-to-complete reports.
  • Excel at intermediate level and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Proficient with professional estimating programs such as Timberline and/ or Microsoft Office AX – Home Builder One and/ or D365.
  • Knowledge of condo documents and condo management will be an asset.
  • Ability to multi task, have flexibility to switch between projects and work to deadlines.
  • Effective verbal and listening communication skills.
  • Able to train and coach other peer members in the department.
  • Time management skills.
  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current.
  • Respect diversity - treat others with respect.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a minimum of supervision.
  • Receptive to change - can adapt to changing circumstances.

Education and Experience

  • 10 plus years of experience in estimating with a minimum of 3 years of Multi-family hands-on experience in:
  • Quote analysis, negotiation and providing recommendation
  • Cost estimating – conceptual, preliminary and detailed
  • Cost control including preparing cost-to-complete reports
  • Preparing progress claim
  • Specification writing
  • Lump Sum Trade contract drafting and execution
  • Familiar with DP and BP City processes
  • Coordinating with architects, engineers and consultants
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Building, Construction Management, Architectural Technologies, Quantity Surveying or equivalent from a recognized technical institute.
  • Designation of PQS and/or CEC is an asset.

Apply online via the link below

  • If you are seeking an exciting challenge in a workplace where excellence is valued, please send your resume by email to: [email protected]
  • We appreciate the interest of all candidates, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that a security clearance will be part of the recruitment process.

Release Date: 2021-08-20 | Expiry Date: 2021-11-18