Construction, Architecture & Design

Estimator/Senior Estimator

Job Title: Estimator/Senior Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
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Contact Details: Matt Shortt (DEL)
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

This well-established 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 Directors with enthusiasm and passion for what they do. They focus predominantly in the medium project space and are preferred suppliers for a number of larger clients.

They are now looking for a driven and motivated commercially minded estimator that is interested in becoming a part of this company's future contributing to the profit targets and setting out overall direction.

Working with the commercial 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. It requires you to think on your feet and work out where you can trade up. 

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, understanding rates and commercial construction legislation. You possess a relevant tertiary qualification.

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 $140K - $170K 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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