Senior Estimator

BC, Canada
Posted On Jun 15 2020 Jul 15 2020

Kinetic Construction is an established Construction Manager and General Contractor with offices in Victoria, Vancouver and Courtenay. “Together Building Better” is at the core of who we are, which simply means “Relationships, Passion, and Continuous Improvement.” We collaborate with like-minded people and companies to create a better industry for everyone.


Our people are the most important factor to our success, so we plan for their development and support them along the way. Employees choose to stay with Kinetic because:


Working here feels like a family

There are career development opportunities

We practice collaboration

If you want to build a promising career, climb the ranks and leave your mark in a different kind of construction company, join the Kinetic family today.


Estimators prepare estimates for submitted tenders on projects up to $50 Million and pre-construction estimates on construction management projects.  Reporting to the Chief Estimator, Estimators work as part of the estimating team on a wide variety of commercial and institutional projects.  The ideal candidate will have:


  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as an estimator in the ICI sector
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, or diploma in Building Technology
  • Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience preparing detailed estimates and submitting lump-sum tenders
  • Experience working on complex institutional, commercial, light industrial, multi-unit residential, and civil structures up to $50 Million
  • Knowledge of the construction industry in our markets (Vancouver island and lower mainland BC)
  • Experience preparing preliminary estimates in an elemental format
  • Experience conducting value engineering analysis
  • Proven experience preparing preliminary construction schedules
  • Experience leading design-build teams and preparing design-build proposals
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Strong computer skills including experience with Sage Estimating, Maxwell Systems software, and on screen take-off programs
  • Thorough knowledge of construction contracts and trade scopes of work
  • Strong organizational skills and excellent time management abilities


Key Attributes:

  • Teamwork: Collaborates and proactively assists and involves others
  • Passion: Inspired to meet and exceed goals both individually and as a team
  • Respect: Contributes to a positive working environment
  • Excellence: Consistently challenges the status quo in the spirit of continuous improvement
  • Integrity: Accountable and transparent; ethical and fair
  • Community Minded: Actively involved in the communities in which we live and work

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected to move forward in the application process will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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