Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: $160K - $210K + Super
Reference: 915227
Contact Name: 0413 914 059
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 20, 2022 05:30

Job Description

Denovo Recruitment have partnered with a specialist builder in the delivery of high-rise residential and commercial projects throughout the Sydney region. 

With just under 30 years in the market, this builder has positioned themselves as a market leader, and developed a very strong reputation for delivering high-end projects in the mid-tier market. 

Having an exceptional pipeline of projects, they are seeking an experienced Senior Estimator to join the already high-performing team in place. 

About the opportunity:

  • Identify and select suitable tender opportunities in line with the Construction department's strategic objective
  • Review and analyse tender request documentation, to understand the tender scope of work and contract specific requirements.
  • Identify and present areas of risk to throughout the tender review processes.
  • Read, understand and interpret construction plans, schedules and specifications.
  • Communicate with subcontractors, suppliers and internal trade supervisors to obtain project-specific quotes.
  • Review and analyse subcontractor quotes to ensure compliance with tender documentation and develop competitive tender pricing.
  • Complete take-offs to calculate material quantities.
  • Develop and detail project-specific construction methodologies.
  • Assist with compiling qualitative criteria requirements for tender submissions.
  • Prepare, review and submit competitive quotations and tender offers.
  • Innovate, through the introduction of new ideas and alternative methodologies.
  • Meet with established and potential clients and attend site briefings, to gain an understanding of job requirements.
  • Provide accurate monthly tender performance reports
  • Lead and provide support to the Estimating Team.
About you:
  • Diploma in Building and Construction, Estimating or Project Management 
  • Minimum of five years experience in building or construction estimating.
  • Previous experience/familiarity with estimating and take-off software, such as Planswift.
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project and Microsoft Word.
  • Ability to work both autonomously and in a collaborative team environment.
  • Strong technical and construction knowledge.
  • Solid negotiating skills.
  • Ability to work to strict and occasionally conflicting deadlines.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders, with a solid focus on maintaining positive relationships.
To apply, please submit your up to date resume inclusive of recent significant projects and values to Alternatively, apply through the link below. For a confidential chat regarding your career future, call Rhys on 0413 914 059.

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