Estimator - Melbourne

Job Title: Estimator - Melbourne
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: VIC
Reference: 616655
Contact Name: Rachel YAZIGI
Job Published: May 12, 2021 17:31

Job Description

Our client has a strong reputation as an industry leader - one who is willing to go above and beyond to exceed client expectations. Their experienced team offer clients sustainable, efficient and reliable asset preservation and management solutions across commercial fit out sectors. They have been experiencing steady growth over the last 12 months and are now looking for an Experienced Estimator to join our close-knit team.

  • Vibrant company culture with plenty of opportunity to learn and grow from other great and experienced people
  • Melbourne based – Project value range of $15m-$200m
  • Competitive base salary
  Ideal candidate experience:
  • Experience across commercial & interior fit-out projects
  • Proven ability to work autonomously on complex projects
  • 5 + years in a 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.
  • Sound knowledge of the Melbourne fit out market 
  • 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.

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