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NOC 2234 Construction estimators

Example Titles
building construction estimator
certified construction estimator
chief estimator – construction
construction cost consultant
construction cost estimator
construction estimator
contractors estimator
cost estimator – construction
electrical and mechanical quantity surveyor
electrical estimator – construction
junior estimator – construction
mechanical estimator – construction
plumbing estimator – construction
principal estimator – construction
professional estimator – construction
professional quantity surveyor
quantity surveyor – construction
quantity surveyor-estimator
senior estimator – construction
trade contractor estimator – construction

Lead statement
Construction estimators analyze costs of and prepare estimates on civil engineering, architectural, structural, electrical and mechanical construction projects. They are employed by residential, commercial and industrial construction companies and major electrical, mechanical and trade contractors, or they may be self-employed.

Main duties
Construction estimators perform some or all of the following duties:
Prepare estimates of probable costs of materials, labour and equipment for construction projects based on contract bids, quotations, schematic drawings and specifications
Advise on tendering procedures, examine and analyze tenders, recommend tender awards and conduct negotiations
Establish and maintain tendering process and set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures
Prepare cost and expenditure statements and forecasts at regular intervals for the duration of a project
Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors
Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors, and prepare economic feasibility studies on changes and adjustments to cost estimates
Manage and co-ordinate construction projects and prepare construction progress schedules.

Source: Canada website