Q: What is it like working as a Construction Estimator?
Construction Estimator in Victoria:
Pros: Get to work with numbers in a relevant way (estimating), laid back atmosphere.
Cons: Disorganization, dealing with home owners, low pay.
Construction Estimator in Edmonton:
Pros: I enjoy the flexibility, challenge and versatility. Planning and designing, and being involved on projects ranging from small buildings, to hospitals to professional sporting venues.
Cons: Being the smallest piece on the totem pole. In the chemical treatment world, you are the smallest piece of the project that nobody bothers with until something goes wrong, then blame is assigned before a solution is found.
Construction Estimator in Orillia:
Pros: Own schedule/agenda, managing others, flexible hours, high pace,
Cons: Travel, stress, location, job security, lack of assistance,