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Sales Estimator

Sales Estimator

Job Title: Sales Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Australia
Industry: Construction
Reference: 3343071
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Job Published: October 18, 2021

Job Description

Design and Build has recently partnered with a national residential home builder to assist in the recruitment of a Sales Estimator to join the team, this company has a fantastic reputation across the country as a builder of affordable quality homes in some of the best land development in the nation
This position will be based in their Brisbane head office located in the southern suburbs
The role will ensure accurate and timely preparation of Sales Estimating activities for our residential home builds. Reporting to the Estimating Team Leader, some key accountabilities of this role include:
Responsibilities for this role include:
  • Prepare and document accurate cost estimates for tenders, variations, and re-tenders
  • Calculate fixed site costs and quantities, maintaining inventories for standard options
  • Liaising with and managing enquiries from internal and external stakeholders such as Sales, Gallery, Operations and Suppliers, Trades and Construction
  • Provide accurate pricing for contracts and variations including appropriate margin considerations
  • Interpret civil and structural engineering plans to derive accurate site costs
  • Provide cost estimates on changes to a dwelling to assist sales
  • Complete set tasks and achieve job targets within designated time frames
  • Obtain relevant quotes and pricing for non-standard variations
About you;
  • Previous estimating experience within the residential building and construction industry (preferred)
  • Tertiary/TAFE qualification in Building and Construction
  • Current working knowledge of the Residential Building Code and Australian Standards (BCA) / (NCC)
  • Analytical skills and competency reading architectural plans, engineering and soil reports
  • Strong numerical skills, high attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Exceptional communicator with a strong customer focus
  • Ability to proactively problem solve and troubleshoot
Why work with this business?
  • A variety of career opportunities and subsidised training 
  • Fantastic benefits across a wide range of products and services including a generous discount on our award-winning homes as well as all the great things that go in them
  • Access to our employee well-being program, ‘Reward Days’ and discounted health insurance
  • A supportive, safe and friendly workplace culture.
  • A great reputation for staff retention across the country
For any questions relating to this role or other opportunities with D&B and our clients please contact Tim Chapman on 0424150235  or click apply. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential.
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