Job title: Senior Estimator
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Oakleigh, Australia
Industry: Residential Construction
Reference: 4947
Contact name: Charlotte Quaife
Job description

About the Business
Our client is one of Australia’s leading high end builders, known for building beautifully designed architectural homes across the South East metropolitan areas of Melbourne. Due to the consistent and sustained growth of this award winning business, there is a need for an experienced Estimator to join the team and continue to support their success.


Why You Want to Work Here
Located in the South East, this company offers a family-oriented work culture with a high focus on maintaining a work-life balance for its employees. With a breathtaking product that emulates perfection, this is a company you can be proud to put your name to. This is a unique opportunity for a senior estimator to come on board and make this role their own, working alongside an inspiring and driven Director and having a direct impact on the future success of this company.
 
About the Role
Reporting to the Director, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to;

  • Reviewing contract documents, drawings and specifications
  • Preparation and administration of project estimates and tenders ensuring accuracy and timeliness of completion
  • Accurately produce a variety of BOQ’s and assess the building materials required for each job
  • Managing RFI’s and tender addendums with Architects and Contractors
  • Produce Purchase Orders for the supply of labour and materials
  • Calculate customer variation costs
  • Preparation of monthly progress claims and variations
  • Monitor project plans, budgets and expenditure and report accordingly
  • Liaise with Site Supervisors and subcontractors
  • Coordinate deliveries in association with relevant site based personnel

To Be Considered
To be considered for this unique opportunity, we are looking for;
 

  • Minimum 6 years experience working within an Estimating role for a luxury residential builder
  • Knowledge of residential building codes and guidelines and an understanding of the Victorian Residential Construction market
  • Must live locally and have the right to work in Australia
  • Be comfortable working autonomously and with responsibility