Position title
Estimator (Tacada Residential)

About Us:

TACADA is a multi-disciplinary real estate development and investment company. TACADA’s roots started in the housing industry over 25 years ago with our first brand Daytona Homes. Fast forward and the TACADA group of companies builds over 800 homes annually through 4 different housing brands, has developed over 4,200 lots, obtained a large multi-family development channel of over 1,000 units annually and holds multiple commercial and industrial properties.

Our housing brands include Daytona Homes, City Homes Master Builder, Carriage Signature Homes, and Accent Infills.  With locations in Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Regina and Saskatoon and the Okanagan/Greater Kelowna area, our builders are always looking for great people to join their teams.

Working with us means being a part of the TACADA Family. We offer opportunities for both personal and professional growth, competitive salary, immediate benefit coverage, inclusive environment, and, most importantly – having fun. We are committed to providing excellent customer experiences, which can only be done by providing our employees with an excellent place to work!


We are looking for an Estimator to join our custom home division. This position offers the opportunity to work on unique and one-of-a-kind homes. Under the direction of the President/General Manager, this role will ensure the timely and accurate release of completed construction files and price requests as well as the maintenance of master budgets and product library.

  • Prepare & maintain job files for housing;
  • Plan detailed material take offs & cost estimates;
  • Provide sub trade pricing for plans, specifications and coordinate the tender process;
  • Prepare cost to complete estimates, issue purchase orders to sub trades and material suppliers ;
  • Prepare all job files for Superintendent;
  • Monitor flow of invoices and work with accounting to ensure timely and accurate payables;
  • Complete all Sales price requests in a timely fashion;
  • Liaise with Admin team and Superintendent to ensure accuracy of information being distributed to the field;
  • Build and maintain model masters;
  • Build and maintain product library options/upgrades;
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned;
  • Minimum of 5 years of residential estimating experience
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Ability to work in a team as well as individually
  • Knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills
  • Capability to create & maintain housing budgets & costing options
  • Ability to manage a heavy workload
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage a heavy workload
How We Work for You
  • Health and dental benefits immediately upon hire
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Inclusive work environment
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Employee pricing for Daytona home purchases
  • Tuition support
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Date posted
November 8, 2022
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