Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney Olympic Park, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 28/08/2018
Reference: JO-1807-90265_1532911144
Contact Name: Tom Hitchcock
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 30, 2018 10:39

Job Description

Our client is one Australia's leading award winning property development and construction companies who continue to lead the way delivering diverse, innovative, award winning residential and commercial projects. Joining this business you will be part of a culture that is supportive, engaging and rewarding, while working in a fast paced environment.
Investing in their employees is a priority for this business where hard work is recognised and rewarded.

With continued growth and project wins, our client is currently seeking an experienced Estimator (Quantity Surveyor) to join their Sydney team.
To ensure success you will bring to the business your proven success delivering projects valued $50 - $100M+ High Rise Commercial / Residential.

The main duties and tasks as an Estimator Will be supporting the Director and PM's while managing the D&C estimation and tender process:

  • Prepare tenders over $50M
  • Measure and price builder's quantities
  • Manage tender documentation
  • Liaise with other professionals
  • Source Subcontractor and Supplier quotes and prices
  • Analyse data relating to land, buildings or construction
  • Follow due diligence in interpreting the cost implications of tender documentation
  • Undertake value engineering exercises

To be considered for this role you should have the following:

  • IT competency especially in MS suites including Excel (Advanced), Buildsoft Cubit, CostX & OST.
  • Well organised, diligent, proactive, assertive and well-disciplined.
  • Good communication and presentation skills both written and verbal.
  • Self-confidence and ability to work with a variety of people
  • Good customer service skills
  • A team player with a 'can do' attitude
  • Commercial / Residential project experience on projects over $30 Million in value

Qualifications and Skills preferred:

  • Bachelor of Construction Project Management (Quantity Surveying) or related field
  • A minimum of 2 years post-graduation construction cost estimating experience
  • Experience measuring new build Apartment projects
  • Familiarity with on screen take-off systems and various estimating software systems
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Tom Hitchcock on 02 8093 0610, quoting ref no. JO-1807-90265. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at

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