Construction, Architecture & Design

Estimator - Commercial Projects

Job Title: Estimator - Commercial Projects
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
REF: 128046
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 21 days ago

This commercial construction company has a strong reputation for delivering projects on time and on budget with an outstanding commitment to client service delivery. They are led by innovative and youthful directors offering new ideas. They focus predominantly in the medium project space and are preferred suppliers for a number of  clients.

Working with the Director, the key focus of the role is to assist in managing the tendering and estimating tasks of the construction process from start to completion, the role requires precision estimating understanding margins and quality tendering. Areas of responsibility include, analysing information for the preparation and presentation of tender projects, attending meetings, identifying opportunities for growth and evaluating the feasibility of these opportunities, process improvement, and ensuring quality.

This role requires you to work both autonomously and as part of team with accountability, it requires being responsive to change and achieving commercial profit targets.

In order to be a success in this position, you must have at least 4 years of estimating experience as well as knowledge of the local market ideally, understanding rates and commercial construction legislation. You are appropriately tertiary qualified.

Key personal attributes include:

  • Excellent organisational skills handling multiple tenders
  • You are results driven
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Continuous improvement orientation
  • Sound knowledge of the local construction market and relevant commercial construction legislation and rates
  • Commercially minded

Salary $120K - $140K + vehicle and commensurate with experience awaits for the right candidate as well as an opportunity for the ambitious to be part of this company securing your future as a director.

For further information on this role, please contact Matt Shortt on 027 5544 064 or email your details through to

Ref: 128046