construction estimator in Inner West Sydney

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job details

posted
location
inner west sydney, new south wales
job category
construction
job type
permanent
salary
AU$ 100,000 - AU$ 140,000 per year
reference number
90M0327256_1518489036
contact
ben brindle, randstad
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job description

The organisation specialises in the design and construction of projects throughout Australia. With offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, they employ approximately 120 staff and have a national turnover of around $150 million.

Company Profile for the Estimator role

The organisation specialises in the design and construction of projects throughout Australia. With offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, they employ approximately 120 staff and have a national turnover of around $150 million.

Since their inception in 1995, they have provided innovative construction solutions across the aged care & health, food & beverage, renewable energies, commercial & industrial, airports & infrastructure, education & childcare, and fit-out (retail & clubs) sectors.

They are currently looking to employ an Estimator to assist their team prepare concept, feasibility and detailed estimates of building and commercial construction works. The successful applicant will assist the Estimating team.

Responsibilities of the Estimator

As the Estimator you will be responsible for:

  • Analyse specifications, plans and related technical data to determine time, cost and labour requirements for the project works, tender bids and related commercial contracts.
  • Provide detailed budget estimates based on scopes of works provided by the clients to deliver financially responsible tender submissions.
  • Prepare tender packages to go to subcontractors and suppliers including as necessary, scopes of work, bills of quantities, selected drawings, specifications and other necessary documents.
  • Manage the inputting and maintaining of company databases, including actual cost / estimating unit rates, suppliers and subcontractors etc, to ensure estimates and costing’s are based on best price, quality and delivery
  • Liaise with various stakeholders, including project team members, clients, consultants, trade contractors and senior management as required

Skills and experience of the Estimator

  • Tertiary qualification in Construction, Engineering or Quantity Surveying
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role
  • A working knowledge of building and construction practices
  • Ability to interpret and take off quantities from plans and drawings
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to communicate at all levels
  • A sound knowledge of relevant computer software applications, e.g. Buildsoft, CostEX

Benefits of the Estimator Role

  • Office based position
  • Start on brand new project
  • Development Opportunities
  • Established company with great pipeline of work
  • Chance to work on commercial projects
  • Use up to date and new systems
  • Well resourced site teams

How to apply for the role

To apply for this role press the apply button now. Or to discuss your next career move in confidence, please call Ben Brindle on (02) 9233 9948 or on 0434 909 314 or via email on ben.brindle@randstad.com.au



skills

Estimator

qualification

Tertiary qualification in Construction, Engineering or Quantity Surveying
Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role