Job Title: Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: CS692
Contact Name: Charlotte Smart
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 18, 2019 09:32

Job Description

Leading builder who have been around for over 30 years seeks an experienced Estimator that can work with a growing team. This company works on projects up to $100m across Commercial, Residential and Civil.

The role will be working Monday - Friday with very little if no weekend work. You will be working in a close knit team reporting to the Director have a real impact on the development of the company in this area. 

The Role:
  • Provide co-ordination between Architect Design and final Construction Team
  • The preparation and costing variation documentations 
  • Deal with CC, DA and OC council requirements 
  • Develop and detail projects for Structural design and check for cost savings in designs and/or construction techniques 
  • Using industry and trade knowledge ascertain if drawn proposals can be built and determine most cost effective construction methods 
  • Negotiation for the purchasing of all materials/ trade negotiations 
  • Advise on any impact of new building regulations & standards on the products they are using or the method of construction
  • The updating and ordering of projects in Databuild including the creation of items and recipes 
  • Minimum 4 years' of experience Estimating experience 
  • A thorough understanding of construction processes, purchasing and pricing for residential/commercial projects
  • Tier 2 experience desirable 
  • Previously worked on Civil and Commercial projects in Australia
  • Excellent man management skills and the ability to multi task
  • Experience using and maintaining estimating software and databases, 
  • Working knowledge of applicable building codes
  • English language literacy and fluency
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Offices programs
For any questions relating to this role or other opportunities with D&B and our clients please contact Charlotte Smart on + 61 29376 8200 or click apply. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential. 

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