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Project Manager / Estimator, Construction

Project Manager / Estimator, Construction

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MasterBUILT® Hotels develops, builds, manages and invests in best-in-class limited service hotels across Canada.  We live and breathe new build hotels…developing more than anyone else in the country. Being an industry leader means we are always in search of the best people that share our four Core Obsessions, are Ideal Team Players, and a have a desire to learn and grow. 



Project Manager / Estimator, Construction

Calgary, AB


The Project Manager / Estimator, Construction will be responsible to manage all scopes of work, trade contract awarding and administration for construction projects from conception to completion. The Project Manager / Estimator, Construction, reporting to the Vice President, Construction, the Project Manager / Estimator will ensure deliverables are met in a timely and cost-effective manner, as well as according to quality and safety standards. This position will be based in Calgary but will require travel for extended periods to various site locations.


Experience Required

  • 5+ years of multi-family or commercial estimating experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of construction processes and practices.
  • Highly competent in quantity take-offs, budgeting, and negotiating with trades and suppliers on non-standard pricing and for extras to contract.
  • Proven track record of coordinating and assisting in the formulation of planning, design and implementation of the hotel projects.
  • Intermediate computer skills - good understanding of Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Project, Outlook, and the Builder MT systems. 

Mission Critical Competencies

  • Ability to travel for extended periods.
  • Leadership qualities; skilled at building an organized team and facilitating goal accomplishment with strategies and plans to drive results – requires the ability to inspire confidence and gain respect of both external and internal clients.
  • Skilled at establishing effective relationships with vendors, trade partners and team members, promoting openness, trust and confidence.
  • Excellent communication skills; the ability to convey information and ideas through a variety of media, excellent negotiation skills.
  • Energetic, proactive, and perseveres to attain goals, proven track record of meeting deadlines within budget.

Desired Education

  • Graduate of architectural or engineering technical school or equivalent.


  • Lead, coordinate and ultimately be responsible for trade selection and negotiations, in conjunction with the Vice President, Construction.
  • Manage all scopes of work, trade contract awarding and administration (safety, insurance, WCB requirements); ensure all trade contract checklist items are on file.
  • Maintain trade correspondence records; organize and analyze a yearly tender, assist in contract awarding and administration.
  • Source and hire appropriate trade and supplier capacity demonstrated by a sufficient number of trades to ensure showing up and completing work on schedule.
  • Prepare project cost estimates.
  • Analyze and negotiate bidding process per project.
  • Monitor base budgets to ensure they are appropriate and accurate for all projects.
  • Attend project site meetings, participate and assist site personal and sub-trade partners with any project-related issues.
  • Coordinate and assist project consultant team in the formulation of planning, design and implementation of the hotel projects.
  • Contribute in new project development that ensures efficiency and cost effective construction. Demonstrated by a thorough review of new projects before working drawings are complete.
  • Assist the Vice President, Construction to ensure all Divisional production time and profitability targets are met. Demonstrated by accurate project budgets.
  • Train and mentor staff.
  • Continuous improvement for projects (increase efficiency, reduce costs).

MasterBUILT Offers:

  • A corporate culture that our employees describe as: Entrepreneurial, Results Focused, Relationship Oriented, Supportive of Growth & Learning, Collaborative, Empowering and Fun
  • An opportunity to put your creativity to work: we want to be the trend setters, not the ones fighting to catch up
  • A compensation package that rewards operational efficiencies and profitability factors
  • A flexible benefits package that recognizes various personal/family situations
  • A rewarding culture to maintain and add value to
  • A supportive management team who walks the talk
  • A cooperative management team that is strategic and forward thinking

To Apply:

To apply send all resumes to https://masterbuiltsuperior.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=63. We thank all applicants for their submissions, but only those deemed qualified by our hiring manager will be contacted. No phone calls please.