Junior Estimator - Architectural New Homes

Join our innovative and young team at our stunning Port Melbourne office! Bring your love of good design to this new role as you assist our clients build their ultimate architectural home.

About us:

At Arli we want to make architecture and interior design accessible to people who share our passion for design, but generally cant afford these specialists. 

We are looking for talented like-minded individuals who share our passion for design and ready to be part of an exciting movement to change the current residential landscape in the volume sector.

Our culture is fast-paced, energetic and innovative. We are a young company that is rapidly growing with 5 display home locations opening in 2021 in the North, West and North West. 

Arlis new headquarters are located in Port Melbourne at the stylish Soap Factory building.

We believe in having a diverse and inclusive workforce composed of talented, driven, and authentic individuals and build an inclusive collaborative environment in which everyone, regardless of gender, race, religion, age, or background, can do their best work. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist Estimators with material & labour estimates for production estimating purposes
  • Assist Sales Estimating with material & labour estimates for tender purposes
  • Request quotations from suppliers & contractors as required by Production/Sales estimators
  • Assist Customer Service Administrators/Contract Administrators with information & costings for contract variation requests as required
  • Identify & recommend cost saving solutions to Estimators/Estimating Manager
  • Attend Estimating & Project Team meetings as required
  • Maintain a safe work environment & identify any OHSE concerns to the Estimating Manager
  • Assist the Construction team with Estimating related queries as required
  • Issue purchase orders to contractors, suppliers & trades as required
  • Generate & maintain bills of quantity (BOQs) for sales and production estimates as required
  • Prepare cost & extra to schedule (ETS) reports as requested
  • Assist accounts with invoicing queries & raise purchase orders as required
  • Other tasks as directed from time to time

About you:

  • Drive - you have aspirations to make estimating a profession!
  • Estimating experience youve been in the industry for minimum of 2 years, demonstrated high achievement and perseverance in past endeavours. Strong understanding of the Residential Building Code, Australian Standards, construction process and residential building products. At least 6-12 months experience with Databuild.
  • Client relationship management - you genuinely care and love building relationships with different types of stakeholders. You have a passion to help and educate people.
  • Character youre authentic, passionate, smart, patient, optimistic, tenacious, adaptable, kind, empathetic and have a willingness to learn. You take pride in your presentation and have a passion for good design.
  • Skills youre a problem solver and critical thinker.  You think outside the box. You have strong analytical skills and the capability to interpret technical drawings, including manual take offs.
  • Self-motivated  You're proactive. You dont wait, you take the initiative. You look for ways to do more than expected. You have the ability to operate autonomously whilst being a team player. You love working to KPIs and have proved time and again your ability to exceed targets.
  • Business acumen you understand the process of building, have competitor insight and understand the local market to support your ongoing success

The perks of joining our team:

  • An opportunity to grow with a young company with huge growth potential and numerous opportunities for career development
  • Work with a passionate close-knit team of inspired people in a collaborative culture
  • Stunning office located in bustling Port Melbourne
  • Ongoing training and mentorship
  • Arli incentives when building your own home
  • Attractive remuneration package

26/04/2021 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Construction
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