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Estimator / Project Coordinator 

Safe Roads Highway Products a leading roadside & traffic safety supplier in BC. We provide road signs, traffic calming and delineation, roadside barriers, crash cushions, and ground mount sign structures. We are growing and looking to add an Estimator / Project Coordinator to our team.

Working from our main location in Port Kells, BC, their main job purpose is to coordinate a project from the pricing phase right through to execution. Working with various business partners, this person will be the liaison between our local sales team, suppliers, sister companies and customers. This role is vital in the successful deliverance of premium customer service. 

Please forward all submissions to dklotz@saferoads.net. Thank you to all applicants, only those who submit a cover letter and are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Duties and Responsibilities 

As Estimator, this role is responsible for the full cycle estimating process for sales opportunities and road construction & traffic supply tenders. This includes, but is not limited to the following: 

      1. Search market websites for project opportunities & receive bid invites/requests.
      2. Provide tender correspondence with contractors.
      3. Review & analyze all tender documents, forms, specifications and determine scope & schedule
      4. Prepare cost estimates for material, labour & equipment for the scope of the opportunity / tender
      5. Acquire quotes from material suppliers & 3rd party service providers
      6. Prepare quotes, tender documents & submit final proposal to customers and contractors

As project coordinator, this role is primarily responsible for delivering exceptional customer service to the client. They are the main point of contact for the customer once the opportunity has been awarded. Their responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

      1. Proactively communicate and coordinate with clients, suppliers & partners re: scope of work and equipment needed to complete jobs 
      2. Review contract documents and create work packages which reflect all resources required
      3. Plan and schedule work according to available resources to meet client needs
      4. Organize and manage day to day project operations and staff during parallel daytime and nighttime shifts as assigned
      5. Trouble shoot field issues on-site to maintain workflow & meet deliverables
      6. Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

      1. 1-3 years of experience in the road construction or traffic safety industry working as an estimator or coordinator is an asset
      2. Civil Technology/ Construction Management Program graduate or relevant construction industry experience will be considered
      3. Candidates must be open to work during nights and weekends when required.
      4. Experience with BC Ministry of Transportation projects an asset
      5. Organized and results oriented with a sense of urgency and effective problem solving skills
      6. Strong communication skills 
      7. Demonstrated time management, scheduling and negotiations skills
      8. Proficient with MS Office applications such as excel, word, outlook etc.
      9. Must have a clean driving record. 
      10. Able to multi task and sustain productivity over long hours in a fast paced environment. 
      11. Previous supervisory experience is an asset
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