Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 17 days ago

This is an international specialist construction business with a strong reputation for delivering multiple remediation, building services and maintenance projects project on time and within budget.

They are now looking for a driven and motivated commercially minded senior estimator that is interested in being part of a business that is undergoing positive recalibration adhering to first principles.

Working with the commercial manager, 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. Risk mitigation, waste and accurate pricing are all key aspects of the role.

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.

In order to be a success in this position, you must have at least 8 years of estimating experience across a range of commercial and/or remediation/coatings projects 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, energetic, success driven

Salary $160K - $180K 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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