Senior Estimator

Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: AU$80000.00 - AU$110000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH4945_1581714034
Contact Name: Charlotte Quaife
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2020 08:00

Job Description

About the Business
Our client is a successful medium density builder in the Victorian residential market. They specialise in townhouses but offer extensive variety in their product, making it a dynamic and stimulating environment to work in. With 15 people in the company and an extremely low staff turnover, this is a place where you can feel like more than just a number and be a real part of the team.

About the Role
Reporting to the Director, you will be the sole estimator in the company so will need to be able to handle responsibility. Duties will include but not be limited to;

  • Producing accurate bill of quantities
  • Issuing purchase orders to suppliers and contractors
  • Applying cost reduction strategies
  • Providing support to site supervisors
  • Liaising with suppliers and contractors
  • Handling variations to building contracts

Why You Want to Work Here
This company promotes a family- style work culture where everyone gets on and likes to have a laugh. You can expect regular team-building outings, weekly drinks, and will be ! You will be given the opportunity to work in an environment where you genuinely enjoy going to work each day and have a close relationship with senior management and the rest of the team.

In return
In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, a rewarding autonomous role and a supportive team environment. Working under an inspiring Director, your hard work will be recognised and rewarded.

To be Considered

  • A minimum of 5 years experience as an Estimator with a volume or medium density home builder in VIC
  • Experience across BOQ, Sales and Production Estimating
  • Knowledge of Construct or Databuild software
  • Proven capability to complete take-offs and prepare tender documentation
  • Highly organised and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Thorough work ethic and a knack for multitasking
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Must have permanent work rights