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Senior Estimator - Developer, designer, builder

Senior Estimator - Developer, designer, builder

Job Title: Senior Estimator - Developer, designer, builder
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Industry: Construction
Reference: 3325879
Contact Name: Blair Hickman
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Job Published: September 15, 2021

Job Description

Design and Build are proud to have partnered with a leading developer, designer, builder within the aged care space to source an senior estimator who will play a pivotal role in their delivery of a 5 year $1bn pipeline of construction work. 

With a people first culture and an insistance on doing the right thing by their employees, trades and clients our client have built a culture that truly works for their staff. You're inviolvement will be from pre development all the way through to handover, utilising a methodology that has worked well for 30 years and continues to be their blueprint for success. 

The role 
  • Senior estimator 
  • Projects from $100m - $300m 
  • Liaise with design, construction, development and international QS team 
  • Provide accurate cost estimates across Victorian BU 
  • Develop reports to best analyse the cost and spend of all Victorian projects
  • Providing monthly reports highlighting areas of interest / concern, coupled with insights and recommendations to support our growth strategy
Character requirements 
  • Collaborative nature, great team player 
  • Strong communicator with experience of reporting to board level 
  • Clear minded, confident decision maker
  • Strong written skills & clear cost reporter 
  • 10+ years estimating /  QS within the Australian commercial construction industry 
  • Lead estimator on projects of at least $70m+  within commercial or apartment building 
  • Tier one / two builder experience ideally within Victoria 
  • Pre development exposure 
  • Degree in Quantity surveying or construction management 
  • In depth understanding of construction methodology 

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive excellent remuneration, a career opportunity that could lead to contract or commercial manager and be welcomed in to business of 5,000 + employees who all have trust and doing the right thing as their core value.