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Quantity surveyor - construction

Winnipeg (MB)


Hourly: min. $27 for 40.0 hours per week

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Permanent   Full-Time

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Job requirements




Some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training


Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Not applicable; Not required



5 years or more


Major Work Area

Estimating; Quantity surveying


Type of Experience

Residential; Commercial; Industrial; Institutional; Civil; Structural; Architectural


Project Size Estimating Experience

$1,500,001 - $4,000,000


Business Equipment and Computer Applications

Spreadsheets; Databases; Estimating packages; Take-off packages; Scheduling packages


Specific Skills

Prepare estimates of labour and material costs; Prepare bill of material; Prepare master format estimates (Class A); Prepare elemental format estimates (Classes B, C, D); Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers and contractors; Prepare estimates for general expenses and overheads; Project cash flow and financing requirements; Estimate pre-contract costs; Select sub-trades; Utilize quantity take-off procedures; Advise on tendering procedures; Analyze tenders and recommend awards; Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems; Monitor and adjust contract expenditures


Additional Skills

Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications; Arbitrate in contract disputes; Provide economic feasibility studies and preliminary estimates for proposed projects


Security and Safety

Basic security clearance; Criminal record check


Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel; Parking paid by employer; Own vehicle


Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Tight deadlines; Attention to detail; Ability to distinguish between colours; Sitting; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods


Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots


Essential Skills

Reading text; Document use; Numeracy; Writing; Communication; Working with others; Problem solving; Decision making; Critical thinking; Job task planning and organizing; Significant use of memory; Finding information; Computer use; Continuous learning


How to Apply

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