Property, Construction & Architecture

Estimator/Senior Estimator

Job Title: Estimator/Senior Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
REF: BRLMZS111605_1
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Job Published: 21 days ago

This is a well-established Australasian commercial construction company with a strong reputation for delivering projects on time and on budget with an outstanding commitment to client service delivery. They are gaining traction in the NZ market and have plans to capitalise on opportunities by leveraging key NZ clients.

They are now looking for a driven and motivated commercially minded quantity surveyor/estimator that has strong local sub contractor networks.

Working with the NZ Manager, the key focus of the role to start is focussing on quanity surveying, then to focus on leading and 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 being able to complete full estimates independent of sun contractor pricing, 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.

In order to be a success in this position, you must have at least 5 years of estimating experience across a range of commercial builds as well as 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 the local construction market and relevant commercial construction legislation and rates
  • Commercially minded

Salary $120K - $150K 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

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