The average salary for an Experienced Chief Estimator with Contract Negotiation skills in Canada is C$106,888.
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Job Description for Chief Estimator
Chief estimator positions are classified as construction management jobs. Individuals in this position are responsible for managing and directing the organization's estimating functions. The chief estimator also directs all activities within the estimating department, including budgeting, staff scheduling and development, training, performance evaluations, and departmental goals. Additionally, they are responsible for the creation and implementation of department standard operating procedures an…Read more
Chief Estimator Tasks
- Read and interpret plans, proposals and other documentation to create bids.
- Track and analyze data to reduce gaps between estimates and actual costs.
- Obtain and track subcontract bids and negotiate budgets.
- Prepare and present estimate documentation, including gaps in available data.
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Popular Skills for Chief Estimator
Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints, Project Management, Microsoft Excel, People Management and Construction Estimating.
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