estimator - developer/builder with national reach in Melbourne

neil powell, randstad
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AU$ 100,000 - AU$ 130,000 per year

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melbourne, victoria
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AU$ 100,000 - AU$ 130,000 per year
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neil powell, randstad
03 9252 2124
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job description

The Company

  • Development Group with Significant Construction Capability
  • Melbourne HQ with National Reach
  • Commercial, Industrial, Retail and Residential Projects

The Role

  • A newly created role for an intermediate to experienced Estimator servicing negotiated projects for repeat clients as well as hard dollar tenders
  • You will work closely with the Directors on a weekly basis
  • The company has established Estimating Systems, Systems and Software which is currently being utilised.
  • Core duties include:
    • Assess design documentation & conduct site visits alongside PM and/or Directors
    • 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:
    • Regular meetings and correspondence with subcontractors through the tender period to ensure competitive pricing and accuracy
    • Assisting in final cost and pricing of tender submission in tandem with Directors and the support of an administration team

Experience/Qualifications Required

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying or equivalent
  • A track record working in the Victorian Construction Industry gained over 3 or more years
  • Strong capability in using CostX
  • An excellent knowledge and network of local subcontractors and applicable rates
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills – you will be working closely with Senior Management and subcontractors alike

Whats on offer

  • A salary package in the $100k - $130k range, dependent upon experience
  • An collaborative and enjoyable workplace that shares success and offers strong career opportunities.
  • Modern new offices with parking

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, Cost Management, Quantity Surveying


Bachelor of Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or similar

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree