Property, Construction & Architecture

Estimator - Residential Construction

Job Title: Estimator - Residential Construction
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
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Job Published: about 2 months ago

This D&B and volume home builder has been one of the most successful capitalising on a strong residential market. They have franchises throughout the North Island, they work with private clients offering high end design and build, private developers and as well as Kainga Ora with social housing.

It is a brand recognised for quality in design and are at the high end of the group home building market with recognition through the winning of several awards. The company have great support systems, strong trade and supplier relationships, and a cohesive team culture.

Working with the Senior QS, the key focus of the role is to assist in managing the tendering and estimating tasks of the construction process from start to completion. Areas of responsibility include, analysing information for the preparation and presentation of tender projects, providing construction pricing for contracts, completing multiple take offs, 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 a strong appreciation of margins, being responsive to change and achieving commercial profit targets.

In order to be a success in this position, you must have at least 5 years of estimating experience across a range of residential and commercial builds as well as a sound knowledge of the local market understanding rates and commercial construction legislation. You possess a relevant tertiary qualification.

Key personal attributes include:

  • Excellent organisational skills handling multiple tenders
  • 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 $100K - $120K commensurate with experience awaits for the right candidate.

Ref: 114039