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Estimator - Landscape and Civil

Estimator - Landscape and Civil

Job Title: Estimator - Landscape and Civil
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Australia, Melbourne
Industry: Construction
Reference: 3351258
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Job Published: November 09, 2021

Job Description

We are working with our client who specialises in commercial landscape and civil construction. This organisation has over 150 staff with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra. They have been operating for 30 years now and continually growing their impressive reputation.

Due to further growth, they are now looking for an experienced Estimator with strong Landscape and Civil experience to join the Melbourne team. This is a great opportunity to be part of an established company who is making their mark in the Victoria Market

Position Purpose and Objectives:
-To prepare estimates, quotations and tenders for landscape and civil construction, including all price and non-price elements of the tendering function. Maintain and explore all opportunities to improve the quality of each submission, providing both conforming and non-conforming options wherever we see opportunities.

-To liaise and build relationships with clients, attend site meetings and post tender negotiations on behalf of the company.

-To oversee the hand-over meetings from estimating to construction teams, providing detail on all aspects of our submission including sub-contractor engagements and methodology break downs.

-The role requires the submission of pipeline reports on a monthly basis via information logged in to the company CRM portal as well as preparation for a weekly pipeline review.

Responsibilities and Duties:
Preparation of Tender Submission
-Gather proposals, blueprints, review project documentation, plans, details and specifications of project
-Identify labour, material, and time requirements using provided documentation
-Prepare Non-conforming tender submissions with well-constructed and detailed supporting documentation and costs.
-Prepare the highest quality methodology documentation applicable to the contract works.
-Prepare detailed construction programs ensuring risk mitigation for the business by way of well thought out critical paths that highlight the requirements of other parties in order for program deadlines to be achieved.
-Manage and review ALL tender documents and determine how best to approach the project and who is best suited to price the tender.
-Visit site, attend pre-tender meetings
-Ensure accurate take offs are completed and that supplied BOQ’s are thoroughly scrutinized
-Thoroughly review sub-contractor pricing paying attention to excluded works.
-Organise for sub-contractor and supply quotes to be received prior to tender deadline
-Input estimate into Benchmark
-Update the CRM or Excel Tender database file to simplify tracking of tenders, quotes and estimates
-Engage in timely tender reviews with the State Manager/ MD prior to submitting any tenders
-Review submitted documentation and send packages to contractors for cost estimates as early as possible to help provide accurate pricing.
Business Development
-Liaise with clients and respond to post-tender queries professionally and in a timely manner.
-Make new contacts and developing existing relationships in conjunction with the Business Development Manager
-Actively seek opportunities to tender
-Actively offer and communicate value engineering opportunities. Adopt an innovative mindset looking at every opportunity to provide a competitive advantage.
For any questions relating to this role or other opportunities with D&B and our clients please contact on + 61 412 747 198 or click apply. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential. 

Thanks for your consideration.