Property, Construction & Architecture

Lead Estimator/SQS - Residential

Job Title: Lead Estimator/SQS - Residential
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
REF: BRLMZS109145_1
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Job Published: 17 days 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 and Kiwi build being part of their capacity contracts.

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 managing 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. Areas of responsibility include using resource consent plans and analysing information, providing construction pricing for contracts, evaluating the feasibility of these opportunities, preparation and presentation of tender projects, completing multiple take offs, attending meetings, identifying opportunities, process improvement, and quality assurance.

This role requires you to work as the Lead Estimator in the business,  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 8+ years of estimating experience across a range of residential builds and/or commercial as well as a sound knowledge of the local market understanding rates. 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 residential construction market
  • Commercially minded

Salary $140K - $170K commensurate with experience awaits for the right candidate.

Ref: 109145