Randstads client is a market leading Civil Engineering contractor specialising in the Water Infrastructure sector. Delivering projects on major Water infrastructure projects, Treatment Plant, Pump Stations and Pipeline contracts within South East Qld, Regional QLD, and interstate.The successful candidate will work within an established Estimation team delivering end-to-end Estimation and engineering expertise to leading utility / Water providers / projects across QLD and InterstateWith a focus on the Water / Utilities sector in the urban and regional marketplace our clients success is underpinned by their resolute commitment to excellence in safety, quality, innovation and sustainability.Our client continues to grow its portfolio of utility clients within within QLD and far north NSW. With this growth comes the excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Civil Estimator to join their team in Brisbane on a permanent basis.Offering long term career growth with work life balance and a management team encouraging promotion and a long lasting pipeline of projects.As the successful candidate, you will demonstrate the following;Proven experience estimation of Water Treatment Projects, Pump stations and pipelinesMechanical / Electrical & Civil Earthworks / Pipeline estimation experience Complex utilities and services projects (water & sewer, electricity and/or gas)Working within an Estimating team and reporting to National company directors reviewing tender specifications and drawings to determine material and resource requirements;Day to day you will help manage the tendering and contracting process for a variety of projects across the region. Attending tender meetings and site visitsNegotiating competitive quotations from suppliers and contractorsAdvising project managers on budget, contractual requirements and resources Consulting with clients, vendors, designers and other stakeholders to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues;Able to read and interpret Mechanical / Electrical and implement processes Analysing completed projects to compare estimated costs to actual costs;Interfacing with company stakeholders to obtain support and commitment to the cost estimates;Communicating project information to delivery team;Provide improvement recommendations to cost estimating procedures within Mechanical / Electrical and civil aspects of estimation.Developing innovative material inputs and construction / mechanical methods to reduce cost.Identify cost trends to assist management in cost reduction and process improvement efforts.Preparing construction methodologies and project schedules for tender submissions. What do you do bring?This opportunity is ideally suited to as a Senior Civil Estimator with proven water/sewer projects experience, ideally with Civil, Mechanical and Electrical exposure.Bachelor level degree in Civil/Mechanical Engineering or similarPost graduate studies in Project Management and/or Business Management / Quantity SurveyingPrior exposure to the water industry working within the Queensland Urban Utilities program of works Minimum 5 x Years recent experienceStrong experience pricing full component of QUU Projects,Water Treatment / Pump Station / Pipelines projectsPassion required to win projects and ultimately lead to extended company growth and successEstimation of Projects ranging from $1m-$50mBring your Civil, Mechanical and Electrical expertise to the estimation teamWhat is on offer?Permanent employment with a respectable national civil infrastructure contractorExcellent career progression and work life balance Excellent salary package is on offer - Remuneration to attract the industries best to continue the growth and success of the company Please apply directly via the advert or if you require more information please call Paul Greenwood 0403 494544 or firstname.lastname@example.org - All conversations are 100% in the strictest confidenceAt Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.