Project Manager/Estimator

  • Category: Operations
  • Location: Edmonton, AB
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time


Posted On: Nov 1, 2022

Project Manager/Estimator
Our highly respected client is searching for a hands-on Project Manager/Estimator to join their successful team. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to manage the overall project planning, scheduling, resource allocation, and control, while providing technical direction and ensuring compliance with quality standards. The Project Manager will be responsible for covering a broad spectrum covering all areas of project management such as project planning, cost management, time management, quality management, and safety management.
Your success will be defined by your ability to:
  • Analyze blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labour estimates for projects and services related to commercial construction opportunities;
  • Receive tender packages and quickly determining and understanding the scope, site, and project specifics, construction and tender schedules, areas of risk, and length of time to estimate the package;
  • Prepare accurate estimate summaries of materials, labour, equipment, subcontractors, and other costs;
  • Oversee construction of projects from start to finish
  • Project plan, budget, and identify resources as needed
  • Create teams, develop objectives and goals of each, and assign responsibilities
  • Minimize exposure and risk
  • Ensure construction activities move according to predetermined schedule
  • Devise project work plans and make revisions when the need arises
  • Communicate effectively with contractors responsible for completing various phases of the project
  • Coordinate efforts of all parties involved in the project
  • Monitor the progress of construction activities on a regular basis and hold regular meetings with all parties
  • Maintain strict adherence to budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards
  • Periodic inspection of construction sites
  • Ensure all project documentation is complete
  • Identify elements of project design and scope likely to give rise to disputes and claims
  • Serve as key link with clients and review deliverables prepared by the team before passing onto the client
Your strengths include:
  • Minimum 5 years of Project Management/Estimating
  • PMI Certifications (PMP) or post-secondary project management training would also be considered an asset
  • Ability to plan and organize a team effort
  • Good client management and goodwill building ability
  • Capacity to motivate, lead and boost morale of workers
  • Effective time management and logical decision-making ability
  • Capacity to handle pressure
  • Willingness to travel extensively across possible multiple sites
  • Strong physical and mental fitness
  • Strong focus on quality and safety
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills 
If you are interested in this role and meet the above criteria, please click the “Apply” button to send your resume directly to Jason Dick or Bobi-Jo Dowling.
Recruitment Partners Inc. is an Alberta-based, Alberta-focused recruitment firm. We are dedicated to building long-term relationships while securing top talent for Alberta’s best employers. At the heart of our efforts is a collaborative, consultative approach. We are proud of our team of consultants, who come with practical business experience, a strong network of professional contacts, and are focused on what is best for both clients and candidates. We will facilitate the best fit between client and candidate. This means reduced turnover, enhanced employee engagement, increased productivity, and customer satisfaction, and more.
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