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Civil Estimating Manager

Civil Estimating Manager

Job Title: Civil Estimating Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Australia, Regional VIC
Industry: Construction
Reference: 3360608
Contact Name: Chris McCutcheon
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Job Published: November 22, 2021

Job Description

Design and Build are currently working with a civil contractor based out of Geelong. We are currently on the lookout for a Civil Estimating Manager to join the team on a permanent basis. 

  • Manage the estimating team and oversee the tendering and bidding process
  • Determining the total cost of materials, equipment, utilities and labour for construction projects
  • Assist project team with preparing and validating valuations
  • Preparing estimates to for planning, organizing and scheduling project work
  • Managing pre-qualification and pre-bid submissions
  • Preparing estimates to meet project goals, such as setting work hours, sequencing tasks, obtaining materials and securing the best deals with vendors and sub contractors
  • Ensuring that relevant documents and budgets are submitted before a bid deadline
  • Regularly reporting to senior management and keeping clients updated on project status
  • Formulating contingency plans and effectively managing risks that might impact cost and time estimates
  • Collaborating with other parts of the business conducting site visits and providing other services like bid deliveries when required
  • Prepare and present project handovers to delivery team
  • Live project reviews and reconciliations against scope and estimates
For the right candidate
  • A strong focus on a work life balance
  • Opportunity to grow and develop with a reputable company
  • An excellent salary package
  • Permanent Role
  • Relevant qualifications - Civil Engineering or similar 
  • 8+ years' experience 
  • Experience estimating subdivisions/bulk earthworks
  • Ability to lead, teach and develop junior estimators
  • Demonstrated success delivering strong tender outcomes across Victoria