Estimator - Commercial & Fit-out builder - Wellington, NZ

Job Title: Estimator - Commercial & Fit-out builder - Wellington, NZ
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: NSW
Reference: 633377
Job Published: October 27, 2020 17:33

Job Description

Estimator |Commercial & Fit-out builder | Wellington, NZ

Denovo recruitment are currently recruiting for an exciting position with a highly reputable commercial builder with offices across NZ.
Our client focus on specialist fit-out/refurb projects across retail, office, commercial and education space. They also have a focus on smaller commercial projects up to $30M.

Due to a period of substantial growth our client is looking to add another estimator to their already 13-man strong team. If you have over 4 years industry experience in a similar role, and experience akin to the below, please apply with the link or email provided

Ideal candidate experience:
  • Experience across commerical & interior fit-out projects
  • Proven ability to work autonomously on complex projects
  • 5-10 years in a Senior estimator position within T1/T2 space
  • IT competency especially in MS Excel (Advanced), MS Outlook and MS Word.
  • Competency with BidContender a benefit
  • Experience in electronic measurement of drawings preferably with BIM measurement capability.
  • Buildsoft measurement capability (Cubit and Global Estimating).or similar experience.
  • Course qualification in measurement
  • Well organised, diligent, proactive, assertive and well-disciplined.
  • Analytical mindset.
  • Good communication and presentation skills both written and verbal.
  • Self-confidence and ability to work with a variety of people
  • Good customer service skills
  • A team player with a ‘can do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable and flexible
  • Bachelor of Construction Project Management (Quantity Surveying) or related field
  • Proven experience in preparing appropriate tenders with minimal supervision
  • Familiarity with on screen take-off systems and various estimating software systems
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Membership of appropriate professional body.
Candidates will be required to:
  • To prepare D&C tenders that fully encompass all of the documentation provided for tender.
  • To Measure and price builder’s quantities
  • To manage tender documentation
  • To liaise with other professionals
  • To effectively scope work packages and source Sub Contractor and Supplier quotes and prices
  • To analyse data relating to land, buildings, or construction. Benchmarking
  • To undertake due diligence in interpreting the cost/ risk implications of tender documentation. Allow for same in Tender cost or by way of qualifications and clarifications.
  • Providing direction to programmers
  • To identify value engineering items and evaluate implication
  • Preparing project budgets and cash flows.
  • Management and training of Junior Estimator
This is an amazing opportunity for a committed professional with a passion for the industry, management and working for a market leader in the industry.

If you are wanting to apply for the role, please send a Word copy of your CV to or apply through the link. If you are to be shortlisted for the role you will be contact within 48 hours.