Property, Construction & Architecture

Estimator - Commercial Construction

Job Title: Estimator - Commercial Construction
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
  • Auckland
  • Auckland - Inner
  • Auckland - Manukau and East Auckland
  • Auckland - North Shore and Rodney
  • Auckland - Waitakere and West Auckland
REF: 118241
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 29 days ago

This is a family orientated design and build commercial construction company that work with clients delivering projects on time and on budget. They do not compete in the tender market choosing quality clients and negotiated work working with them through the design process.

They are now looking for a driven and motivated commercially minded estimator that is keen to work with clients to provide costing through the process.

Working with the commercial manager, the key focus of the role is to manage the estimating process from working with drawings (some limited sets of drawings), the sub contractor tendering and estimating tasks including take offs and BOQ’s from start to completion, the role requires precision estimating understanding margins and quality pricing.

In order to be a success in this position, you must have at least 8 years of estimating experience across a range of commercial builds as well as knowledge of the local market preferred, understanding rates and commercial construction legislation. You possess a relevant tertiary qualification.

Key personal attributes include:

  • Excellent organisational skills handling multiple clients
  • You are determined and results driven
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Continuous improvement orientation
  • Sound knowledge of construction market dynamics and relevant commercial construction legislation and rates/or ability to learn fast
  • Commercially minded

Salary $130K - $160K commensurate with experience awaits for the right candidate.

For further information on this role, please contact Matt Shortt on 027 554 4064 or email your details through to

Ref: 118241