Estimator | East Melbourne | Top Tier Construction Company

Estimator | East Melbourne | Top Tier Construction Company

Job Title: Estimator | East Melbourne | Top Tier Construction Company
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Richmond, Victoria
Salary: AU$120000 - AU$150000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH230_1501648063
Contact Name: Jon Magrath
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 02, 2017 14:27

Job Description

Estimator | East Melbourne | Top Tier Construction Company


Our client was established in early 1990's, they have grown from a small family business into a nationwide group, with over 650 employees including construction, structures, facades, manufacturing, fit out and crane logistics specialists.

The business is currently tendering to add to their pipeline of projects in Melbourne and are therefore looking for an Estimator to join their successful tendering department.


  • Prepare conceptual estimating, cost analysis, and estimate coordination.
  • Review of and development of discipline and multidiscipline material takeoffs (MTO), evaluation and/or development of construction labour rates and evaluation of subcontract cost estimates and proposals.
  • Perform productivity analysis of cost estimates, prepare contingency, escalation, and reconciliation\'s for estimates; perform comparisons of scope, quantities and cost data between projects; prepare management presentations and develop an estimate basis.
  • Review of process designs and engineering specifications for cost effectiveness and suggestions for alternatives where applicable.
  • Reviewing and analysing complex bills of materials, assessing labour productivity and labour costs, researching vendor, manufacturing and construction costs.
  • Enter data into a combination of spreadsheet and database software programs and create useful information from raw data submitted by others on the team.
  • Document and organize a complex stream of information and paperwork very quickly.


  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Highly motivated with strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Coordinate team activities, conduct project cost estimate review meetings, and interface with executive management.
  • 5+ years experience.
  • Significant and relevant experience in Estimating or Design and Site Construction management may be substituted for a BS in Engineering.
  • Perform all aspects of cost estimating, and does not require direct supervision.
  • Skills include the ability to read, interpret and comprehend engineering specifications, process design drawings and contracts.

If this position interests you or you are interested in hearing more about similar roles please contact Jon MaGrath (NSW Regional Manager) on 02 9194 6912 or email your resume to alternatively use the APPLY option!!

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