Property, Construction & Architecture

Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Location: Auckland
REF: 117570
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 days ago

This is a well-established commercial Tier 2 construction company that has a strong reputation for delivering major high-rise and hotel projects from north to south Auckland. They are led by Directors with enthusiasm and passion for what they do. With 20 years of delivery, they have well established relationships with developers and private clients with a D&B focus.

They are now looking for a driven and motivated commercially minded senior estimator that can step in and assist the Commercial Manager to price and take on new projects in line with risk and strategic objectives.

The key focus of the role is to take an active role 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 including with banks 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 10 years of quantity surveyor and estimating experience across a range of commercial builds, ideally high rise as well as knowledge of the local market preferred, 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
  • Charismatic and dynamic personality
  • Continuous improvement orientation
  • Sound knowledge of construction market dynamics and relevant commercial construction legislation and rates/or ability to learn fast
  • Commercially minded

Salary $160K - $200K commensurate with experience waits for the right candidate.

For further information on this role, please contact Matt Shortt on 027 554 4064 or email your details through to

Ref: 117570