Job title: Estimator | High-end Apartments | Inner North Suburbs
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Other Locations
Industry: Permanent Recruitment, Fetch Team, Residential Construction
Salary $150000 - $180000 per annum
Reference: BH-13825
Contact name: Barry O'Donovan
Contact email:
Job description
The Company: My client has begun to garner a solid reputation within the high-end apartment space by delivering complex and detailed projects throughout Melbourne, over the past 4 years. They pride themselves on delivering high-quality projects on time and within budget. With projects ranging up to $20M, mainly across low-mid rise apartments and townhouses. 

What's on Offer:
  • Very attractive remuneration package.
  • Opportunity to work on exciting and varied high-end residential projects.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • A newly fitted out office

Key Responsibilities:
  • Cost Estimation: Accurately estimate costs for materials, labour, and other project expenses, with a focus on high-end residential apartments.
  • Bid Preparation: Prepare and submit competitive bids, ensuring compliance with all requirements.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with the Director, Commercial Manager, Construction Manager, and Design Manager to ensure project success.
  • Documentation: Maintain detailed records of project estimates, bids, and progress reports.
  • CA Work: Perform Contract Administration (CA) work during downtime.

About You:
  • Proven experience as an Estimator in the high-end residential construction industry, specifically with apartment projects.
  • Ability to estimate a job from start to finish.
  • Strong knowledge of rates in the tier 3 space.
  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in estimation software Procore and MS Office Suite.
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills.
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Experience with high-end finishes and custom features in residential projects.
  • Familiarity with local building codes and regulations.
  • Strong understanding of construction methodologies and processes.

To Apply

If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for, please send Barry an up to date copy of your CV by clicking 'apply now' or directly to

Regretfully and respectfully, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

My client is an equal opportunity employer. They celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.