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Construction Estimator/Salesperson in Calgary at Harris Rebar

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

PURPOSE: Prepare estimates of quantities of fabricated reinforcing bars, mesh, accessories and related products required for projects on which Harris Rebar seeks to offer a bid so that contractor customers can receive accurate and timely proposals.



  1. Demonstrate conduct consistent with Harris Rebar’s vision and values.
  2. Develop and maintain cordial relationships with customer accounts.
  3. Review contract drawings/plans for projects in conjunction with the Branch Manager to determine whether to proceed with an estimate.
  4. Communicate effectively and professionally with branch teammates and customers regarding all aspects of the estimating and bidding process to ensure that bids accurately reflect company costs.
  5. Assist in the quoting of prices for Harris Rebar products so that customers can receive bids in a timely manner.
  6. Negotiate the sale of Harris Rebar products.
  7. Maintain an ongoing bid calendar, including tracking for addenda and updates, to ensure accurate estimating and to keep branch management aware of bid schedules and upcoming work.
  8. Ensure all necessary drawings, credit information, order information and names of contact personnel are recorded on successfully negotiated orders; review routing sheet for accuracy.
  9. Assist in the resolution of claims and disputes between Harris Rebar and customers.
  10. Perform other duties as required by the supervisor.

Job Requirements


  • Minimum of five years experience as a reinforcing bar detailer
  • Knowledge of concrete structures and CRSI/ACI standards
  • Ability to review bid plans to assist in the assessment of the project, project scope and bidding strategy
  • Ability to track plan revisions/bid updates against previous work
  • Good communication and computer skills
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines and handle changing priorities
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team



  • Two year technical degree from an accredited school or college




  • Work is frequently performed beyond the normal weekday schedule
  • Some travel may be required



  • Typical office activities
  • Walking, sitting, standing, bending
  • Using hands to operate objects, tools, computers and other electronic equipment
  • Lifting/handling computers and related equipment
  • Vision abilities including close vision and adjusting focus
  • Moderate noise level.

Harris Rebar is an Equal Opportunity Employer