Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: AU$90000.00 - AU$120000 per annum + Super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH15587_1499461205
Contact Name: Thomas Maughan
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 08, 2017 07:00

Job Description


Our client is a highly prestigious architectural building firm specialising in luxury homes priced between $1million - $7million. They boast over 25 years in operation and a complete portfolio of state of the art projects which have gained them multiple industry awards.

Their employees describe a tightnit culture alike to a sports team, working hard together always striving for the best results, then celebrating in style after major wins.

With continued growth a rare and exciting opportunity for a Senior Estimator is now available, paving the way for a successful applicant to join their talented team and oversee completion of multiple luxury home developments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare all purchase orders, arrange the distribution accordingly
  • Work closely alongside Business Directors and the Construction Manager
  • Generating accurate costing estimates and bills of quantity for each project
  • Accurately understand, plan and prepare estimates of pricing, purchasing, quotations and variations for each unique project
  • Show a thorough ongoing understanding and knowledge of Building Codes Australia
  • Reviewing pricing, negotiating and seeking opportunities for cost reduction across both suppliers and subcontractors while maintaining maximum service delivery
  • Advancing and maintaining BOQ and pricing catalogues within Databuild
  • Utilise your extensive construction expertise to interpret plans, quotes and specifications
  • Form and manage strong internal and external relationships with all staff, stakeholders and contractors


  • Previous experience within custom luxury home building is very advantageous
  • A trade qualification is essential
  • Ability to use and maintain estimating software, ideally Databuild
  • Local industry knowledge and contacts is highly advantageous
  • High attention to detail, methodical organised work attitude, autonomous
  • Proven track record of successful estimation on major residential projects
  • Excellent presentation and strong communication skills
  • A driver's License and OHS White Card


$90,000 - $120,000 + Super

Tools of Trade

This is a superb opportunity that doesn't come around often.

To apply to this or other sales opportunities, please send your CV to Thomas Maughan via the Apply Now button below or to

Call on 02 9194 5537 to discuss.