Construction Estimator

Posted 20 March 2024
Salary$90,000 - $115,000 + superannuation
Job type Permanent
Sectors CGC CoverConstruction

Job description

$90,000 - $115,000 + super
Our client is an award-winning family-run business, with over 70 years of experience of producing beautiful homes for many of the suburbs in the Townsville area.
The focus is to work on providing residential homes for all levels of socioeconomic backgrounds, in an efficient and timely manner but without compromising quality

The role:
Reporting to the Construction Manager, you will be accountable for overseeing the bill of quantities, as well as reviewing plans, specifications & schedules to ensure there is no information inconsistencies. You will also be acquiring quotes from suppliers & sub-contractors for labour & material costs respectively.

  • Producing material takes offs
  • Producing BOQs and ordering materials
  • Management of price files
  • Requesting and comparing quotes from suppliers
  • Maintaining and organising delivery schedules for products for houses being built
  • Consult with Construction Supervisors, Trades and Suppliers to formulate estimates and resolve issues,
  • Experienced Estimator / Purchasing Officer
  • Good knowledge of residential construction industry and materials
  • Experience with Databuild and Microsoft Excel will be advantageous
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are must haves
  • Ability to understand and interpret construction plans
  • Good communication skills to deal with trades and suppliers
  • Must be highly organised and able to prioritise workloads to effectively meet deadlines
  • Strong mathematics skills
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Possess a current C class driver’s license.
If this role sounds of interest to you, drop me a line on or call Josh Wright on 0475 602 003.