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Name Of the Company : WhiteWater
Company Location : Richmond
Designation : Waterpark Estimator
Country : Canada

Official Website : http://www.whitewaterwest.com/careers.html

Career Opportunities :
WhiteWater brings the fun as The ORIGINAL Waterpark & Attractions Company. Since 1980, WhiteWater has grown from a successful waterpark operation into a thriving designer and manufacturer of ORIGINAL attractions. WhiteWater’s team is ORIGINAL, seriously fun and innovative. They think outside-the-pool, create the newest, coolest attractions and supply the world’s most memorable, ‘WOW that made my day!’ experiences! Headquartered in Richmond, BC, WhiteWater West Industries Ltd. has over 30 years of award-winning expertise, 600+ employees and 20 offices worldwide.

At WhiteWater, we celebrate our diversity and highly value our employees. Our uniqueness is what makes us a creative, energetic, fast paced and innovative company. We are an exciting business in a unique international industry that promotes a flexible and positive work environment. We empower our employees with new technologies, and the latitude to do their best work. We have a business casual dress code, collaborative, open door environment and acknowledge the need for work-life balance.

Estimator :
Waterpark estimators work in a fast paced environment assembling costs and estimates for projects during the sales and project budgeting phases. Estimators must work under pressure to complete estimates in a timely manner and use their judgment to estimate costs when a limited basis for estimate is available.

Our Team and Workplace :
** Out of province Water Park entrance fees
** Medical benefits without waiting period
** Healthcare spending allowance
** 3% company matching RRSP contribution after 1 year
** Close to transit, bike-commuter friendly facilities, free parking and nature trails.
** Opportunity for employees and their families to test proto type rides on site
** Flexible work environment
** Employee Assistance Program
** Tuition reimbursement for approved programs
** Fast paced, fun and professional environment
** Energetic, self-starters with entrepreneurial spirit
** Global diverse customers and teammates
** Working with The ORIGINAL Waterpark and Attractions Company… now how awesome is that- !

Essential Responsibilities :
The Estimator will be responsible for the following :
** Create estimates for waterslides and aquatic play structure projects, using whatever design drawings, sketches and information that is available
** Assist in the development of proposal documents.
** Assist sales in providing both detailed and Budget on the spot estimates for possible future proposals.
** Develop preliminary slide support and tower design concepts.
** Draft scope of work.
** Ensures that estimates reflect current costs and that the costing database is kept up to date.
** Review of completed projects vs. the estimates for improvement of accuracy of future estimates
** Track NCR and other Value Stream metrics, as required.
** Usage of Non-Compliance Reporting (NCR) / Opportunity for Improvement (OFI) procedures
** May act as a project manager on small projects, as required.
** Should be able and willing to work at any time and any day as may be required by circumstance!
** Execute responsibilities according to lawful and ethical standards
** Responsible for safety, ensure best practices are followed
** Continuous improvement of self
** Contributes to culture of development/sustenance of Continuous Improvement and Lean philosophies
** Respect for people through positive communication, consideration and collaborative relationships
** Works hard at being more present; to be open, be interested and be curious.
** Maintain and follow best practices for operations including Customer Service, Quality, Lean Management and Safety.
** Execute responsibilities according to lawful and ethical standards
** Ensure regular performance feedback through formal performance reviews every 12 months in addition to probationary term reviews

Qualifications And Experience :
** Math, statistics and analyst education and experience is highly valuable
** A engineering, Quantity Surveying or accounting related degree and/or relevant experience would be an asset
** Construction and/or manufacturing estimating experience preferred
** A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
** Able to create Bills of Materials and take-offs
** Be able to read and interpret construction / engineering drawings.
** Be able to create estimates under pressure that are accurate and reflect WWI’s costs, using any and all information provided.
** Experience with contract management would be an asset
** Must be able to use Excel and MS Project; an understanding of Timberline (or similar pricing package) would be an asset
** Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

Soft Skills :
** Excellent mathematical and analytical abilities
** Must be able to write reports clearly.
** Must be able to create and interpret Excel spreadsheets.
** Must be fluent in written and spoken English.
** Excellent time management, organization and priority defining skills.
** Able to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced, fun and professional environment!
** Ability to work independently and as a team member, self-starter and energetic.

Application Procedure :
Interacts effectively within all levels of the WhiteWater Team and external contacts relating to the Waterparks business unit and Project Services function.

Applications will continue to be accepted until position is filled.

Include your cover letter and resume in your application with “Estimator” in the subject line of your email to careers@whitewaterwest.com

Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Postal Address :
WhiteWater
6700 McMillan Way
Richmond BC V6W 1J7
Canada

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