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Kitchen sitting area


Ottawa, ON

ARTium Design Build is an award winning, highly professional, design and renovation firm. We have been designing and building quality renovation projects in Ottawa since 1999. Our expertise is an exceptional renovation process. Our goal is an unparalleled renovation experience for our customer. We offer an exciting, fast paced work environment with a focus on creating exceptional spaces and an exceptional home renovation experience for our customers.

ARTium Design Build is seeking a detail oriented individual to fill the role of Estimator.

The Estimator position reports to the Sales Manager and works closely with all Salespersons, Designers, Production Coordinator (PC) and the Construction Manager (CM). The Estimator's main duty will be the development of accurate and error free quotes project design budgets and contract estimates for all JBA projects.

Estimator Duties & Responsibilities

  • The Estimator will be responsible for all aspects of project costing, vendor/trade quotations and labour costing.

  • Develop accurate Design Budgets and Final Cost estimates and Change Order costing.

  • Review vendor quotation for accuracy and compliance with the project design and scope of work.

  • Maintain a database of unit costing, labour costs and material and vendor budget costs.

  • Read, and understand project drawings, related technical documents, quotations.

  • Work with associated project costing software, CRM and other applications.

  • Have a general understanding of standard residential construction materials and practices, and the Ontario Building code.

  • Attend applicable company meetings both in-office and on-site to enable project estimating.


  • Must be capable of a high level of detail while completing all job tasks.

  • Must be able to work within and complete tasks to a defined schedule.

  • Work within a team environment though strong and clear interpersonal skills.

  • Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines effectively.

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Qualifications

  • 4 - 5 years construction related experience.

  • Related college business or architectural related diploma/degree.

  • Knowledge of and experience working with the Ontario Building Code.

  • Demonstrable knowledge of residential renovation and construction techniques.

  • Working knowledge of residential estimation and quantity take off techniques.

  • High level of knowledge in MS Office, Google Apps and CRM programs.

If you are interested in joining ARTium, please send your cover letter and resume in confidence

 for our Full Time, Permanent position by emailing us here.

ARTium Design Build welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

While we thank all candidates, who apply, only those who best match the above criteria will be contacted.

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