• Formwork Estimator

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
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    Bosa Construction
  • About the Company

    Over 50 years ago, after immigrating to Canada from Italy, Robert Bosa turned his early days as a local homebuilder into one of the most storied construction companies in Canada. Bosa Construction was built on the foundation of quality, commitment, and integrity. Today, we are proud that those values are the forefront of how we do business.

    Throughout its history, Bosa Construction has completed a variety of structures including hotels, theaters, mixed-use developments, residential buildings, commercial buildings, and warehouses. Some of our notable projects include Highgate Village in Burnaby, Westwood Village in Coquitlam, Collingwood Village in Vancouver, Miramar Village in White Rock, Paramount Place in Downtown Vancouver, and the YMCA in Downtown Vancouver.

    We employ hundreds of committed craftsmen – some who’ve been with us since the company’s first days. Having this much expertise and history on every project brings tremendous consistency to our work and creates an internal standard that’s of the highest quality.

    About the Role

    Reporting to the Divisional Manager, the Formwork Estimator will be responsible for detailed concrete qualities take-off and costing process on commercial and residential construction projects. He or she will effectively communicate project estimate details to the team, clients/owners and other key stakeholders. Responsibilities will include:

    • Prepare/coordinate detailed concrete quantity take-offs.
    • Cost out concrete quantities & equipment requirements
    • Prepare & Review bid packages for sub-contractors and suppliers.
    • Conceptual estimating from preliminary drawings through final cost analysis.
    • Read all general and technical specifications.
    • Understand construction procedures & methodology
    • Ability to identify problem areas, missing details, etc.
    • Prepare preliminary construction schedule.

    What you Bring

    This is the perfect opportunity for someone who is looking for a company to start and build a long-term career in construction with. You are seeking a mentor, a veteran in the industry to take you under his or her wing, to teach you the skills, techniques, and the business. You are a problem solver and you are naturally detail oriented. You are tech savvy, have a mechanical aptitude, and are able to learn new software quickly. You will embrace the challenge and opportunity to train with some of the most senior leaders in the company.


    Our Must Haves

    • Class 5 driver’s license or reliable transportation
    • Graduate of a Civil Engineering / Architectural Technologist Program (or equivalent studies & experience)
    • 1 to 3 years of experience in an Engineering and / or Construction environment.
    • Skilled in the use of Revit , AutoCAD , 3D Modeling and MicroSoft Office programs
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints/drawings and other construction documents
    • Works well independently as well as in a team environment with people of all levels
    • High level of personal motivation
    • Strong follow through, problem solving and attention to detail

    Your Rewards

    Bosa Construction distinguishes itself from our competitors not only by our level of quality, but also by our commitment to our staff. We offer a very competitive compensation structure that supplements your regular income with a robust benefits package that includes MSP, Medical and Dental Coverage. Our industry leading benefits package covers you and your dependents at no cost.


    How to Apply

    Bosa Construction is always on the lookout for skilled labourers, apprentice carpenters, journeyman carpenters, finishing carpenters, surveyors, crane operators, and riggers. If you believe in our values and are ready to do amazing work, please submit an application on our career portal.


    We value your interest in the Bosa Construction.  While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file and consider you for future opportunities as they come available.


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