Senior Estimator | Top tier builder | Commercial Construciton

Building Personnel

Play a lead role in the estimating function of one of the leading top tier builders in Melbourne, over 200 staff and a turnover in excess of $500M

  • A true Senior level Estimator role within a top tier commercial builder
  • Lead a small team, tender on jobs from $30M to $100M
  • Discuss this Senior Estimator job confidentially-call Martin Preece 0468 529 022
The Company
This Senior Estimator job opportunity is within a well-respected, large, tier 2 commercial and residential building contractor who turn-over more than $500M annually, and deliver a range of project types and sizes between $20M and $150 million.

Their project capability covers:
  • Age Care
  • Institutional
  • Education
  • Medical and science 
  • Commercial builds
The Role

Reporting into the Director, managing a team or 3 cadet estimators, you will be a capable, driven and well experienced construction professional with experience tendering and accurately winning construction projects in this commercial construction space.  As you will likely expect, you will be expected to:
  • Prepare Design & Construct tenders.
  • Measure and price builder’s quantities
  • Manage tender process and documentation
  • Source Sub-Contractor and Supplier quotes and prices
  • Train, develop and mentor junior estimators and cadets
  • Being able to generate new business and expand client base
  • To actively promote the company and maintain existing client relationships by regularly liaising with clients and conducting follow-ups.
  • Prepare accurate tenders, quotes and budgets
The Necessary Experience
If you feel you are suitable for this Senior Estimator job, then consider if you meet the following experiences to be considered suitable for the role:

  • Quantity Surveying or Construction Estimating background with appropriate degree
  • Have operated in a Senior Estimator role for a number of years, within the commercial construction industry here in Melbourne (or be ready to step into a Senior Estimator role)
  • Experience with a range of Software packages relevant to estimating
  • Excellent ability to interpret plans and specifications
  • Have tendered and won commercial construction projects from $50 million and above

To apply or enquire as to your suitability

If you meet the criteria above, and considering a change of job - don't delay apply now. 

However, for a confidential discussion on this role or similar Estimating positions here in Melbourne, call or email me to discuss - 0468 529 022, alternatively email me at