OSKAM is always looking for highly skilled individuals.
Candidates must be enthusiastic, team oriented, self driven individuals. If you are looking for a competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, a positive work environment and you like being busy, OSKAM is the place for you!
There are 3 Ways to Apply
Fill out the form
Email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax your resume to 519-822-8001
No walk-ins or phone calls please.
Please include your education, training, certifications, skills, and employment background.
Estimator / Project Coordinator
Chief Estimator/Project Manager
Under the direction of the Chief Estimator/Project Manager, the Estimator/Project Coordinator is responsible for estimating and managing the daily details of the project, including coordinate material purchases with the Purchasing Manager, subcontracting, changes and coordination of office and field activities during the construction period and that the policies and work procedures of Oskam Welding & Machine Ltd.’s are adhered to at all times.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position includes the following (other duties may be assigned):
Maintain up-to-date Job or Quote files.
Study and understand the contract documents of each project before, as well as after estimating to determine areas, including provisions of the general or special conditions, that may be ambiguous or present problems or result in unforeseen costs. Such matters should be brought to the attention of the President and or Chief Estimator/Project Manager.
Investigate conditions at the jobsite prior to bid to understand and evaluated site accessibility, surface and underground conditions and any condition that would affect construction methods and costs.
Estimate accurately each job and review the estimate with the Chief Estimator/Project Manager in sufficient time to permit careful analysis, checking of calculations, and corrections as necessary.
Coordinate the purchase of materials with the Purchasing Manager to ensure timely delivery of materials.
Coordinate subcontractors when required and for work awarded at the most competitive price.
Prepare at various stages (pre-bid, post award, etc.) and update as necessary the job progress schedule in coordination with the Production Manager.
Coordinate material deliveries and subcontract work in accordance with progress schedule and adjust as necessary due to changes.
Resolve, or assist in resolving, design and detail problems with owners, design agents, and subcontractors.
Attend preconstruction, job meetings and production meetings.
Prepare periodic percent completion data for job cost report and monitor to correct mis-postings and other errors.
Analyze job cost reports to determine recommended action on overruns.
Prepare cost breakdowns for monthly invoices and submit in a timely manner to the Financial Controller.
Maintain estimate, plan files and job files and monitor maintenance of applicable contract files.
Estimate and submit timely change proposals to the design agent or owner. Prepare and execute change orders between the company and architect and subcontractors.
Request extensions of time as required by contract documents.
Monitor the maintenance of as-built drawings as required on projects. Assure maintenance of a permanent record set, or that “as-built” information is transferred to permanent record set.
Work minimum 44 hrs. per week.
Work flexible hours as required.
The above outline of duties is not arranged in order of priority. These duties are not meant to restrict initiative, but rather to describe minimum activities. Those duties will from time to time be altered to suit the needs of the company.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Experience estimating and managing self performed work activities and subcontracted work.
Proficient with computer software and ability to read drawings.
Understands means and methods of construction associated with the construction and renovation of industrial, commercial and institutional buildings.
Has a working knowledge of the cost of goods and services; has a demonstrated ability to solicit, evaluate and manage the price, schedule and quality objectives of individual projects.
Can create a 3D visualization of the end product and knows how to get there.
Understands the sequencing of work and the strategy of creating effective project schedules.
Understands project cost control and change order management
Demonstrated mechanical ability.
Communication skills with peers.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals as required on the blue prints and drawing notes.