The Construction Manager / Estimator oversees field operations, assists in estimating proposals and promotes Strike business in the Bonnyville area. Responsibilities include hiring and recruitment, project management, estimating, ensuring health and safety regulations, field accounting, budgeting, and business development.
Employees are expected to support and participate in a “culture of safety”, and adhere to and be ambassadors of Strike’s Code of Conduct and Values, and to treat others with dignity, respect and fairness.
- Responsible for promoting and maintaining a safe work environment, and monitoring the workplace to ensure a high standard of compliance to all occupational health and safety regulations and procedures
- Lead field office to excel at all occupational health and safety regulations and procedures
- Comply with policies, procedures and standards for safety, quality control, finance, operations, equipment maintenance, and business development.
- Manage field accounting information such as time tickets, invoices, accounts payable/receivable, and payroll
- Maintain a high level of confidentiality on company operations and finances
- Monitor project specific reports against schedule and budget, take active measures to maintain schedule and cost targets
- Provide on site Construction Management for projects when required
- Report project status on agreed intervals with senior management
- Review Profit Margin Reports and ensure that all outstanding commitments are cleared prior to closing month end and year end financials
- Maintain an adequate staff for the work on hand
- Consistently look for opportunities to reduce costs and accelerate schedule through vendor
- Assist where required in area business development planning
- Build and maintain relationships with local vendors and suppliers
- Be visible in the community and support local initiatives
- Develop client relationships and assist with cost control, contract negotiations, and conflict resolution.
- Identify and pursue projects that are best suited for the organization
- Manage the work on hand to deliver projects safely, on time, and on budget
- Lead post job “lessons learned” both internally and with our clients
- Produce goods and services that consistently meet or exceed the standards and expectations of internal and external customers
- Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external clients to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters
- Establish personal industry relationships in keeping with the company’s requirements and opportunities
- Allocate personnel and equipment in conjunction with other area and managers
- Review, analyze and check for completeness of bid documents
- Summarize quantities and prepare spreadsheets for alternate and separate prices as required for tenders
- Evaluate and provide cost and schedule impacts of various alternative construction methods and materials
- Obtain, review and compile subcontractor quotations. Advise of changes in subcontractor information for file update
- Prepare initial cost summary for project
- Provide technical assistance on negotiating contracts
- Quantify take-offs of direct work items for tender submissions and for sub-trade work as required for conceptual estimate submissions
- Assist with tender closing and delivery as required
- Prepare post-bid analysis and tender results summary
- Motivate people to exceed expectations and reward positive behaviors and actions
- Related technical diploma or bachelor’s degree preferred
- Journeyman Trade Certificate
- Minimum 2-3 years related experience in a Superintendent role
- Minimum 1-2 years experience estimating projects or CWPs
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Ability to work in an office environment
- Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications and scheduling software
- A well-developed network of industry contacts
- Proven field supervisory skills
- Capable of preparing project budgets and achieving required margins
- Sound understanding of Alberta occupational health and safety legislation, regulations, standards and procedures
- Developed analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
- Capable of participating in and facilitating group meetings
- Accomplished professional verbal and communication skills
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Capable of working independently with minimal direction
- Proactively seeks and accomplishes tasks that lead to a safe, efficient, and productive work environment
Who we are
Strike Group is a Canadian company with 15 locations in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan. Strike Group has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies since 2007, and in 2013 was awarded Contractor of the Year by Alberta Venture.
At Strike we demonstrate leadership, drive, creativity and initiative and reward people for their commitment, energy, enthusiasm and results. We treat others as we wish to be treated and, most importantly, ensure that every employee goes home safe.
Why work for us
Strike encourages and supports professional development through education and mentorship. We offer comprehensive benefits, competitive wages, and opportunities for career growth. We support the communities where we live and the Strike team that makes those communities thrive.
To apply for this job please visit the following URL: http://www.strikegroup.ca/JobDescription.asp?gnk=job&gni=8a78879e6005ec5a016010bf0713629c&gns=GrobesMedia →