Intermediate Estimator/QS

Job Title: Intermediate Estimator/QS
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 days ago

This commercial main contractor has enjoyed sustained growth in all sectors. They are a contractor that has delivered broad range of projects and have their own labour. To ensure ongoing future growth and market penetration, they are looking to recruit a talented estimator/QS to secure profitable new business. The purpose of the role is mainly pricing carpentry packages for Tier 1 contractors for large and complex projects as well as their own work. While the main focus will be estimating, the role will require post contract work as well

As an estimator it is expected you will carrying out a number of duties involving the following:

  • Management, coordination and preparation of estimating and tendering documents
  • Conducting price research, reviewing rates and margin analysis achievable for projects
  • Attending design meetings
  • Sub contractor selection

This is an important role and is a critical link for achieving company performance and profit targets, it requires a high performing estimator:

You will have:

  • At least 6 years of estimating experience, ideally from a local main commercial construction contractor
  • A sound understanding of the NZ construction industry 
  • Tertiary qualifications with a relevant QS degree or diploma
  • Experience gained as a carpenter/leading hand/foreman together with a carpentry trade qualification prior to your QS career
  • Good financial nous and quick to understand the technical detail
  • Outstanding communication and organization skills

A leading market salary of $100K - $120K is on offer and access to other firm benefits.

To find out more, please give Matt a ring on 027 5544064 or email your details to

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