Estimator | Tier 2 Commercial Builder

SSA Recruitment Group

Fantastic Opportunity for an Estimator to Join One of Australia's Most Well-Known Contractors

  • Large Scale Commercial Projects
  • Outstanding Team and Award-Winning Company
The Company

My client is an industry-leading Commercial Builder that specialises in large scale Commercial, Defence, University and Hospital projects above $50M. They looking to add another Estimator to their high-performing team.

The Role

Reporting to the Estimating Manager you will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Manage the tender estimating and cost planning processes for allocated tenders
  • Thoroughly reviewing tender documentation to develop accurate SOW, BOQ and Cost Plans
  • Issuing trade packages to sub-contractors and ensuring trade quotes are received
  • Reviewing and analysing subcontractor quotes and negotiate to obtain best price
  • Preparing take-offs and tender estimates using Buildsoft and/or CostX
  • Leading the negotiation and clarification stage during Post Tender
  • Carry out project handovers to the project delivery team and assisting project teams post-tender
  • Servicing and expanding subcontractor database
  • Identify, evaluating and estimate value management opportunities

You will have
  • A minimum of 3 years experience
  • Proven performance through successful tenders and bids in various sectors, commercial medium-sized projects from $10Mi to $30M with a proven track record in either an Estimating or QS role
  • Various aspects of estimating including Construct Only, Design & Construct and Construction
  • Commercial, Defence, University or Hospital experience highly desirable

If this role isn’t right, but you are interested in a confidential discussion please contact Ash on 0404 613 305 or email your updated CV to to register for active roles