estimator - custom residential builds in Melbourne

neil powell, randstad
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neil powell, randstad
03 9252 2124
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The Company

  • Growing High End Custom Home Residential Group
  • Expanding Portfolio of Projects to $2m – Typically 12-15 per annum
  • Competitive Advantage via Partnerships with Architects & Real Estate
  • Central Richmond Location and Work from Home Available

The Role

A newly created opportunity due to continued growth you will be working in an independent manner through the Estimating stage – taking the lead on all Estimating duties from cradle to grave including:

  • Assess design documentation & conduct site visits alongside Director
  • Assess the materials, labour, and equipment required for the nominated projects
  • Preparation of independent BOQ’s as required
  • Tender subcontract works and liaise with subcontractors
  • Comparison and analysis of subcontractor pricing:
  • Assisting in final cost and pricing of tender submission in tandem with Director and Office Manager
  • Assisting in the Contract Administration and financial management of projects (during times of low Estimating volume)

Experience/Qualifications Required

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Construction Management or equivalent
  • 2+ years experience in Estimating – commercial or custom build residential experience essential
  • Familiarity with Buildertrend would be advantageous but new Estimating software is soon to be introduced
  • A keen eye for detail and strong financial acumen – accuracy in numbers and prices is key
  • Strong communication and stakeholder liaison skills a must – you will be building and maintaining relationships with subcontractors, clients and consultants alike

Whats on offer

  • A salary package up to the value of $100k
  • An opportunity to grow your career in tandem with a company
  • A company that values its relationships with all and provides genuine work/life balance

How to apply

  • Use the links below to apply via Randstad’s website
  • Or email your application direct to
  • For an informal chat about the role please call Neil Powell on 03 9252 2124

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Estimating, Quantity Surveyor, Cost Manager


Bachelor of Construction Management, Construction Economics, Quantity Surveying or similar

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree