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Huron Creek Developments


Available Position: Production Estimator

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: N/A
Schedule: Monday to Friday

Nature & Scope:

Reporting to the Contracts Manager/Purchasing, The Production Estimator provides quantity and cost estimating and purchasing services in accordance with generally accepted estimating principles and company standards. They are primarily responsible to process and to ensure each house that is sold gets built as per builder’s specifications, homebuyer’s requirements and within production schedule.

  • Prepares quantity take-offs from working or design drawings for budgeting or tendering purposes.

  • Assists during tendering process through responding to queries from trade partners; responsible for initial analysis of tender submissions and initiating contact with trade partners to ensure uniformity and accuracy of tenders.

  • Updates standard unit pricing and maintains database.

  • Reviewing of architectural plans, confirming /or configuring take-offs of estimates for production of base house and purchased upgrades.

  • Reviewing all legal documentation: Agreements of Purchase& Sale, Work change Orders & drawings to enable the generation, transmittal and expedition of all purchase orders for contracted on-going services of all areas of residential construction in a daily basis.

  • Participate in site visits in order to check performance of trades against scope of work/contract.

  • Participates in analysis of drawings for value engineering opportunities and pricing thereof.

  • Address and resolve issues involving trades and/or builders, as needed.

  • Prepare estimates and pricing and suggest alternatives for pricing of both pre-planned and custom changes and design and prepare design sketches of work.

  • Maintain and update the database in Buildtopia as required.

  • Review and approve drawings prepared for the site related to custom changes.

  • Resolve problems and concerns related to upgrades and options sold.

  • Prepare and inspect spreadsheets for model specific upgrades and changes to the standard model.

  • Staying aware and keeping up with changes in construction standards, specifications and changes in procedures.

  • Performs other duties as requested, in support of the Contracts, Estimating, and Purchasing Department.

  • College Diploma in Estimating program or Architectural or Civil Technology and/or relevant related practical experience.

  • Several years of progressive experience in the residential construction industry.

  • Strong mathematical aptitude required.

  • Strong analytical ability required to accurately compare and contrast trade price quotations.

  • Strong computer skills in MS Office (Word, Excel).

  • Ability to prepare and analyze budgets and reports.

  •  Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to meet deadlines.

  • Requires blueprint reading and ability to understand construction specification.

  • Self-starter and able to manage time effectively and detail oriented.

  • Perform all duties in an independent manner with limited supervision.

  • Must be able to recognize, organize and deal with priorities.

  • Good judgment and able to investigate and trouble shoot.

  • Process purchase orders.

  • Speak with Site Supervisor and Trades regarding missing PO’s.

  • Update and maintain options library.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care

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Available Position:  Architectural Technologist

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $45,000–$60,000 a year – Full-time
Schedule: Monday to Friday

Nature & Scope:
  • Produce Architectural, structural and presentation drawings using Revit and AutoCAD
  • Produce accurate 2D and 3D models
  • Take projects from concept and develop design through to construction documents
  • Responsible for understanding and implementing project-specific design standards and maintain the architectural details and drafting standards for residential projects
  • Analyze building codes, municipal zoning by-laws, to determine building envelopes and their effect on architectural designs
  • Assist in collaboration and coordinating with project consultants, including Architects, Mechanical/Electrical and Structural Engineers as needed
  • Print drawing sets and participate in drawings reviews of all disciplines
  • Prepare permit packages for submission to Municipal review authorities
  • Research products through contact with suppliers
  • Review shop drawings
    • AutoCAD and/or Revit: 1 year (Preferred)
    • Completion of a College Diploma in Architectural Technology, Construction Engineering Technology or a related field
    • BCIN Certification in either House or Small Buildings is required
    • Must be organized and able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
    • Must demonstrate motivation, initiative, drive, self-confidence and the ability to manage time effectively and efficiently.
    • Working knowledge of the Ontario Building Code
    • Minimum 1-2 years experience in Revit preferred or equivalent Design Software
    • Experience in AutoCAD is an Asset
    • Minimum 1-2 years experience in Residential design


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care