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Senior Estimator

Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Australia, Perth
Industry: Construction
Reference: 3333118
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Job Published: September 27, 2021

Job Description

Our client is an Aboriginal owned and managed company operating Australia-wide. They deliver Construction, Maintenance and Civil projects across a wide range of industries, including Mining, Defence and Infrastructure.

The Position
Due to our client’s expanding business, we are seeking an experienced and proactive Senior Estimator to join our client’s Perth based team. Reporting into the State Lead with a functional reporting line to the Estimating Manager, you will primarily be responsible for estimating tenders and quotes, and ensuring that these tenders are accurate, submitted on time and within the conditions of the tender. You will engage with internal and external stakeholders and work as part of a supportive and growing team with common goals.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Providing accurate cost and drafting estimates
  • Collecting and following up on quotes from suppliers
  • Executing tender requests and submissions
  • Maintaining and producing accurate project records and reports
  • Conduct commercial, risk and profitability reviews
  • Detailed tender handover with traceability and support into pre-contracts and delivery
  • Liaising with the team to ensure effective communication across all projects  
Skills and Experience
You will maintain previous experience as a Senior Estimator from the building and construction industry. Your ability to be flexible and have a "can-do" attitude with excellent written and verbal communication skills, will ensure that you succeed in this role. We are looking for:
  • Experience gained within a contractor or remediation environment would be highly beneficial
  • Strong interpersonal skills, confidence, and professionalism
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team
  • A strong, financial and commercial acumen is also a must, as well as the ability to identify new project opportunities and ensuring a high success rate of team bids
  • High level attention to detail and the ability to work to set timeframes
  • Flexibility to travel on an adhoc basis
Design & Build specializes in recruitment for the Construction, Manufacturing, Engineering & Property industries on a 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.
For any questions relating to this role please contact Chris on 0412 747 198 / or click apply. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential.

Thanks for your consideration.