Senior Estimator

Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: ADM0803
Contact Name: Alex Mitchell
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 30, 2020 15:01

Job Description

Do you have what it takes to win tenders above $50m? If so, this could be the opportunity for you.

A leading Australian Builder is looking for a Senior Estimator to join their busy Pre-Contracts team. 

Reporting to the Director of the business your duties will include:
  • Preparation of initial estimating assessment of tenders
  • Perform trade break ups of documentation, appropriate trade subcontractor selection lists, and liaise with subcontractors to ensure they have a full understanding of the required scope of works and programme
  • Final preparation and presentation of rated and coded Bill of Quantities and/or cost plan for internal review and issuing appropriate information to stakeholders
  • Comparison and analysis of subcontractor pricing  
  • Regular meetings with subcontractors throughout the tender period to ensure the most competitive pricing and accurate bids
Essential criteria for the Estimator joining:

  • Demonstrated analytical abilities 
  • Experience Estimating commercial & residential new build jobs from $50m-$300M
  • Buildsoft competent is favoured 
  • Proactive problem solver but also able to ask for help where needed
  • Excellent time management skills 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Excellent communication skills

Design & Build specialises in recruitment for the Construction, Engineering & Property industries on a regional and national basis. Design & Build prides itself on only hiring recruitment specialists, finding the right people for the right jobs and doing the right thing by both job seekers and employers alike.

If you feel your experience matches the person specification please contact Alex Mitchell on 02 9376 8200 or click apply. Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted and your application will be treated as strictly confidential.