Jr Construction Costs Analyst

Keller Engineering is seeking a candidate for a position as a Junior Construction Costs Analyst in our Ottawa, Ontario office to join our Building Assessment Team.

The Analyst will provide a range of cost consulting services to the Building Assessment and Restoration teams for new and existing clients, primarily in the private sector. This involves a practical understanding of construction methodology and estimation.

Key Responsibilities
  • Read construction drawings and specifications
  • Trade/product knowledge
  • Ability to prepare and complete trade and element take-offs based of existing building drawings
  • Ability to prepare and complete trade and element take-offs based on conceptual project description
  • Understanding of factors influencing construction costs and applying that knowledge to pricing estimates
  • Ability to use appropriate software (CAD, Office)
Ancillary Responsibilities
  • Assist in building conditions assessment and report writing
  • Change order analysis – interpretation, take-off, pricing
  • Reconcile estimates with tenders and budgets
Position Requirements
  • Diploma in Civil/Construction/Architectural Technologist, construction management, quantity surveying, building science, or in a related field
  • 1-2 years experience in the construction sector

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