Careers

Ours is an organization of people, richly diverse in our backgrounds, our skills and our life experiences. We thrive in a work environment that supports our human needs for encouragement, understanding, respect, and reward.

As a member of the Dalton team, you are part of a company with a proud tradition and exciting future. Each of our team members plays an important role in helping to advance our Alternative Approach to Building.

Current Positions
Quantity Surveyor/Senior Estimator

 

We are actively seeking an experienced Quantity Surveyor/Senior Estimator to join our team and take on challenging and rewarding position with growth opportunities.


Ideally, this qualified individual is keen on becoming an essential member of a project team comprised of professionals­–including Architects, Engineers, Trade Contractors and Suppliers–to deliver some of the most challenging commercial building assignments in Ontario. Please review our portfolio to learn more.

 

Key Responsibilities
 

  • Prepare and evaluate construction and development drawings and specifications from information provided by architects, engineers and specialty consultants;
     

  • Provide advice on construction cost and strategic planning to clients, architects and specialty consultants;
     

  • Prepare elemental estimates from development drawings;
     

  • Prepare and interpret tender documents, specifications, general conditions, and other parts and forms of contracts;
     

  • Manage, administer and co-ordinate all types of construction and development projects, including contracts and sub-contracts, construction progress schedules, cost control systems, and work measurements;
     

  • Manage the procurement process during the pre-construction phase in accordance with the project's requirements;
     

  • Identify and negotiate with trade contractors and suppliers that are well-suited to deliver the needs of a project with guidance and oversight from the VP, Quantity Surveying;
     

  • Prepare, submit and manage progress invoices, valuation of changes and finalize contracts;
     

  • Prepare and submit construction estimates for construction and development work;

  • Develop and maintain benchmark data and unit rates from existing projects;
     

  • Work closely with the project team to evaluate value engineering options and make recommendations to capture cost efficiencies;
     

  • Attending Client presentation / design /client meetings as required.
     

Experience/Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience in estimating and cost planning

  • The ability to generate detailed estimates for General Conditions

  • Experience with commercial projects

  • Able to work with minimal supervision

  • Member in good standing with CIQS or RICS

  • Experience using MS Excel, Word and Project​

 

What We're Offering

In addition to offering a competitive salary/benefits program and a performance-based bonus, this position provides the successful candidate with the opportunity to become a key member of a team that delivers Dalton’s Alternative Approach to Building. This approach brings all stakeholders together and encourages an open, honest environment based on trust-based collaboration. The candidate will be working in a challenging, fast-paced atmosphere based on teamwork and a shared responsibility to meet the Client's goals.

 

We look forward to reviewing your application.

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