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Cost Consultant, Electrical



Other Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Job Category:

Cost Management Consulting

Pay Grade Range:

$49,335.00 - $115,115.00

Disclaimer: The base salary range represents the low and high end of Altus Group’s “Pay Grade Range” for this position in the primary work location. Actual hiring salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to work experience, and geographic market data for the role. The Pay Grade Range listed above does not reflect Altus Group’s total compensation for employees. Other rewards may include an annual bonus, flexible work arrangements, and region-specific benefits.

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Job Summary:

Altus Group is currently seeking a Candidate for the position of Cost Consultant based out of our Toronto office to join our Development Advisory division. The Consultant will be responsible for assisting senior staff in professional high-quality cost consulting services to allow for accurate and timely delivery of estimates for various construction sectors and project management/monitoring.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepares cost estimates following the CIQS elemental format, and where required, divisional trade format and Master format.

  • Prepares estimates of probable costs of materials, labor, and equipment for construction projects based on contract bids, quotations, schematic drawings, design briefs, and specifications.

  • Attends periodic site inspections, as needed to assess the cost-to-complete and work-in-place for construction work.

  • Preparation of estimates at various stages of the design process, from conceptual design to pre-tender stage.

  • Completes assessments and analysis of any cost variances between estimate stages.

  • Preparation of change order review analysis.

  • Reach out to the supplier to get a price for the lighting, UPS system, and distribution equipment.

Key Qualifications:

  • Degree or Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology, Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying or a related field

  • 3-5 years of electrical estimating/cost consulting experience

  • Knowledge and/or understanding of the local construction industry (ICI sector projects), public and private owners, general contractors, sub-trades, contracts, Lien Acts, pricing, method of measurement, etc.

  • Working towards PQS, MRICS and/or Cost Engineers designation

  • Self-motivated with a high degree of integrity, honesty, and ethics, and client service orientation

  • Excellent communication skills – interpersonal, written & verbal

  • Good negotiation and conflict resolution skills

  • Excellent knowledge of Sharepoint, Microsoft Office, BlueBeam, CostX and/or similar cost-estimating software


What Altus Group offers:

  • Rewarding performance: We are pleased to be able to provide employees competitive compensation, incentive and bonus plans, and a total rewards package that prioritizes their mental, physical and overall financial health.
  • Growth and development: As a destination for top industry talent, we’re investing in you to meet the evolving needs of our clients and deliver on your professional goals. Our Altus Intelligence Academy offers over 150,000 hours of learning materials catering to diverse stages of an employee’s career journey.
  • Flexible work model: We’re modernizing our employee programs to reflect the new world of work. Our Activity-Based Work model provides you with flexibility to align your work location to the work being performed - office for connecting and collaborating, and remote for focused work.

Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where all clients and employees feel welcomed, accepted and valued. We provide an atmosphere free from barriers to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourage equal opportunities for all employees. We’re seeking candidates with diverse experiences and provide accessible candidate experiences throughout the selection process. If you need accommodation, please contact us at [email protected] or +1 888 692 7487.

We appreciate all applicants who take the time to apply to Altus Group. Please note that only those who are selected to move forward in the process will be contacted. Thank you.