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Senior Estimator

Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Contract Type:
Location: Australia, Melbourne
Industry: Construction
Reference: 3227925
Contact Name: Blair
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Job Published: March 16, 2021

Job Description

Design and build are working on behalf of one of Victoria's longest established and best known high end apartment builders to source an experienced estimator. 

Our client have constructed many of Melbourne's highest priced apartments as well as high end homes up to $25m! 

As the Senior Estimator you will be responsible for:
  • 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 
  • Contracts Administration duties (procurement, contract variations, cost reporting, etc

To be considered for the position of Senior Estimator you will require:
  • Minimum 4 years' of Senior Estimating experience 
  • A thorough understanding of construction processes, purchasing and pricing for residential/commercial projects
  • Tier 2/3 or large sucontractor experience desirable 
  • Strong time 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 
If you you would be keen to discuss this role in more detail please get in touch with blair@designandbuild.com.au