Construction Estimator

Posted 22 April 2021
Salary$150K - $170K
Job type Permanent
Sectors CGC CoverConstruction

Job description

  • Privately owned Mid-Tier Builder
  • Join a vibrant, professional company
  • Become part of a dynamic team of specialists
About the Company
Our client is one of Australia’s largest privately-owned construction companies who turn over in excess of $350M in NSW and have a combined national workforce of over 400people delivering works within federal, state and local governments as well as private institutions.
Focus areas in NSW include defence, educational, health, transport and leisure.
Why people enjoy working there
Senior Management are very proud of the vibe that has been created in the office over the last 2 years. They aim to provide flexibility and balance to all staff whether you are office or site based and in return enjoy low turnover of staff. The company are in a very strong financial position with all projects in construction turning a profit.
The Opportunity

Reporting into an Estimating Manager you will become part of a team of 4 Estimators responsible for preparing competitive tender bids which accurately reflect the requirements of the tender documents.
As an estimator you will not just be stuck in a corner and asked to price BOQ’s, you will visit sites, regularly interact with the clients and work very closely with the delivery teams throughout the construction phase.

You will be working on up to 2 tenders at a time.

Salary will be in line with expreince however figures of between $150K - $170K are acheivable. There is also scope to move into a senior position for candidates looking for a step up.
Key Responsibilities will include
  • Review tender and contract documentation.
  • Attend site inspections with client & subcontractors.
  • Prepare tender packages.
  • Request and review subcontractor & supplier quotations.
  • Measure and prepare detailed bill of quantities.
  • Issue client Requests for Information.
  • Prepare Tender submissions inclusive of tender schedules, construction methodologies, construction programs, staging plans, etc.
Ideal Background
  • Degree within Construction Management, Quantity Surveying or Engineering
  • Understanding of quantity surveying, project management and architectural principles
  • Understanding of market trends for material and labour costs. +
  • A good understanding of construction methodologies & market rates.
  • A good understanding of BCA requirements.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Good verbal & written communication skills.
  • Experience in using Buildsoft
If you feel you meet with above criteria and are interested to find out more about the position please apply for the position below or call Carmel Jones, Associate Director on 0428 433876