Construction Project Estimators Careers | PCL

Estimating

Estimators are professionals who spend time understanding owner requirements, reviewing project plans and specifications, performing site visits, and evaluating methods to construct some of the industry’s most challenging projects. Using detailed construction analysis and historical costs, PCL estimators develop schedules and prepare comprehensive cost estimates to get the work done.

PCL estimators at work
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Individuals interested in this job stream will have knowledge about building materials, blueprint reading, building systems, and concrete formwork. They also have an understanding of general expenses, building design progress, and construction contract formats. They will possess skills in basic engineering, building construction, and quantity take off. 

ESTIMATING CAREER PATH

Junior Estimator
Estimator
Lead/Senior Estimator
Chief Estimator
 

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