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Construction Estimators

2234 – Construction Estimators

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.

  • Illustrative example(s)
    • chief estimator – construction
    • construction estimator
    • cost estimator – construction
    • principal estimator – construction
    • professional quantity surveyor
    • quantity surveyor – construction
  • All examples
    • building construction estimator
    • certified construction estimator
    • chief estimator – construction
    • construction cost consultant
    • construction cost estimator
    • construction estimator
    • consultant, construction costs
    • contractors estimator
    • cost estimator – construction
    • electrical and mechanical quantity surveyor
    • electrical estimator – construction
    • estimator, building construction
    • estimator, construction
    • estimator, construction cost
    • estimator, trade contractors – 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

Construction estimators perform some or all of the following duties:

Estimators may specialize in estimating costs for structural, electrical or mechanical construction projects.

  • Exclusion(s)
    • Architectural technologists and technicians (2251)
    • Civil engineering technologists and technicians (2231)
    • Civil engineers (2131)
    • Construction managers (0711)
  • Main 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.
  • Employment requirements
    • Completion of secondary school is required.
    • Completion of a three-year college program in civil or construction engineering technology
      Several years of experience as a qualified tradesperson in a construction trade such as plumbing, carpentry or electrical, are required.
    • Certification by the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors is usually required.
  • Additional information

Progression to more senior positions in this unit group, such as senior estimator or to construction management positions is possible with experience.

Source: This content has been taken from the official website of CIC


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