Project Estimator

Who We Are

ZS2 Technologies Ltd. is a fast-growing business in Calgary, AB. Our mission is to build a better planet. “What if we could…?” is our mantra. We are tenacious problem solvers with a permanent dissatisfaction with the status quo. We never stop improving. Failures and setbacks don’t scare us. They are just a part of creating something great. We’re passionate about material science and developing higher performing building materials for the people and our planet.

We are dedicated to the research and development of advanced building materials and solutions that are stronger, safer, and more sustainable. Located in Calgary, Alberta with projects throughout North America, we offer green alternatives to conventional building materials and manufacture structurally insulated panels using magnesium oxy-sulfate technology. Our solutions are non-toxic, fire and mold resistant, sustainable, and energy efficient. With R&D capabilities located onsite, we are constantly improving and creating new products to build a better planet.

We pride ourselves on our culture, our commitment to always striving to do better, and our investment in our most valuable resource, our people.

Our work environment includes:

  • Collaborative office setting with onsite parking.
  • Social programs including team building and health and wellness benefits.
  • Opportunities for career growth and development.


The Opportunity

We are currently seeking a skilled and experienced Project Estimator to join our team and play a crucial role in accurately estimating project costs and ensuring the successful execution of SIP-based construction projects.

As a Project Estimator at ZS2 Technologies, you will be responsible for analyzing architectural designs and specifications to provide comprehensive cost estimates for SIP manufacturing and installation projects. You will work collaboratively with internal teams, architects, contractors, and clients to ensure that projects are accurately estimated and completed within budget.


  • Cost Analysis: Review architectural drawings and project specifications to understand scope and requirements, identifying materials, labor, and other cost components associated with SIP manufacturing and installation.
  • Estimation: Utilize your expertise to develop detailed and accurate cost estimates, taking into account various factors such as materials, labor, equipment, overhead, and contingencies.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate closely with architects, engineers, project managers, and clients to gather information, address inquiries, and refine estimates as needed.
  • Proposal Preparation: Prepare clear and comprehensive project proposals outlining cost breakdowns, assumptions, and any value-added services, ensuring alignment with project objectives and client expectations.
  • Value Engineering: Identify opportunities for cost-saving measures and value engineering while maintaining the quality and performance standards of SIP products.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate and organized documentation of cost estimates, assumptions, and relevant project information for future reference and project tracking.
  • Project Support: Provide ongoing support to project teams throughout the project lifecycle, assisting with cost-related inquiries, change orders, and project adjustments.
  • Continuous Improvement: Contribute to the refinement of estimating processes, tools, and best practices, aiming to enhance accuracy and efficiency in project estimation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Project Estimator in the construction industry, with a focus on SIPs or similar building components.
  • Understanding of SIP manufacturing processes, materials, and construction techniques.
  • Proficiency in cost estimation software and tools.
  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills with ninja like attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across different teams and levels.
  • Ability to effectively time manage to prioritize projects.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and manage multiple estimates concurrently.
  • Knowledge of building codes, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Experience with value engineering and cost optimization strategies.

Working Conditions

  • A great work environment and culture.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits.
  • Opportunities for acquiring new skills and professional advancement.
  • An environment where your ideas on innovation and product or process improvements are valued and implemented.
  • Recognition for your achievements and contribution to our success.
  • A team of professionals that work together to achieve our goals.


Join the ZS2 team and utilize your expertise in project estimation to play a pivotal role in delivering cost-effective and high-quality SIP-based construction projects. Your contribution will help us continue to revolutionize the construction industry through energy-efficient and sustainable building solutions.

ZS2 is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our workforce.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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