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Job Title: Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: $130Kv - $150K
Reference: 2972349
Contact Name: Carmel Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 19, 2019 14:17

Job Description

The Company:

Our client is a design-driven boutique construction firm with offices in Sydney and Brisbane who pride themselves on working a little differently to their peers by investing time in the front end of the projects to achieve better efficiencies for clients.

They have built a solid reputation working with clients on a range of building works including new builds, refurbishments and fitouts of retail, hospitality and commercial projects

  • Our client is privately owned builder, senior management are from a tier one background and the team are energetic and high performing.
  • The senior management have pulled together their years of experience working within a tier one environment and tweaked the structure to create a flexible and agile culture.
  • You will be joining a stable, high achieving team that has been curated and handpicked by the State Manager over the last 2 yrs.
The Opportunity
  • Reporting directly into the State Manager you will be reasonable for pricing projects valued up to $15M.
  • 80% of the work this builder undertakes is fitout / refurbishment and 20% new works.
  • You will be fully supported by the State Manager and will have involvement across projects from initial tender meeting. 
  • The State Manager is very open to someone joining that is at a senior level and wanting to grow and develop a team
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
  • 5+ years estimating experience within local commercial market
  • Conversant with trades and services associated with commercial sector
  • 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 on 0428 433876