A family based company specializing in granny flats, new homes, dual occupancy, townhouse & duplex developments on the Central Coast, Newcastle, Hunter Valley and surrounding areas. We are seeking an motivated Junior Estimator and Scheduler.Top candidates will preferably have experience in granny flats and new homes.
Director is actively involved in the business as the site supervisor and takes pride in what he does. The passion of his marticolus attention to detail reflects the company's success and growth. The company's core focus is on customer service and delivering the highest level of quality to our clients on time and within budget.
This position reports to Head Estimator and Principal Director.
Company Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide quality customer service
Deliver projects on time and within budget
Continually develop knowledge and undertake training when necessary
Assist with multi-skilling and training of co-workers
Be familiar with IT requirements
Position Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Carry out Scheduling and estimating duties to ensure accurate estimates and efficient scheduling
Analyzing data relating to land, buildings and construction
Performing accurate quantity take offs, production orders, supplier and contractor agreements
Ensure margins are protected and maintained in accordance with businesses polices
Managing the purchasing process and project budgets
Accurate pricing for building tenders, contracts and variations
Allocating required suppliers and subcontractors
Providing support to site supervisor
Achieving estimating production targets
Create and maintain base model pricing
Negotiate best material and labour rates in line with managements KPI requirements
Reduce overall procurement costs in line with managements KPI requirements
Source new suppliers
Create and maintain company price books and promotions
Review and improve supplier and sub-contractor agreements
Identify cost savings in design, construction and site management
Help implement and maintain Quotefast estimating software, improve the use and functionality to efficiently and accurately prepare tenders
Refine and improve the current process in relation to purchasing, reporting, purchase order systems, job tracking, erosion
Refine and improve processes using our Smartsheet scheduling data base
Update pricing within estimating software when necessary
Work through and identify tender risks and provide clarifications, etc
Prepare project budgets for review
Conduct regular meetings with key subcontractors, suppliers and supervisors when necessary
Source supplier and subcontractor quotes availability when necessary
Liaising with drafts people, engineers and other consultants
Analyse and reviewing scope of works, deal with CC, DA and OC requirements prior to tender submissions
Using industry and trade knowledge ascertain if drawn proposals can be built and determine most cost-effective construction methods
Liaise with building certifiers and authorities from local councils prior to construction commencing
Completing set tasks and achieving job targets
Liaise and carrying out requests from site, site supervisors, construction manager and clients
Discuss any site issues with supervisors and pass on or meet with suppliers, contractors and supervisors to iron out any issues
Implementing and improving the efficiency of the estimating and scheduling process
Attend formal meetings with company management to discuss various issues and items
Within company policy, identify and resolve problems, recognize opportunities for and participate in systems, service processes and quality improvements
Report on the accuracy of the information and research any cost overruns to directors
Monitor and review sub-contractors, supplier and consultants performance
Ensure job & order costs & quantities are completed efficiently, accurate & ensure margins are protected & maintained in accordance with the businesses policies
Other duties as instructed by HR or directors
Key Competencies of the Successful Candidate:
Successfully completed Bachelor in Construction Management [Building]
Experience within Procurement, Scheduling and estimating.
Experience in volume Project Homes, New Homes, Granny Flats and Multi Residential construction estimating and scheduling is preferred
Read and interpret architectural and engineering working drawings, soil reports and specifications.
Strong attention to detail.
High level of communication skills both oral and written.
Passionate about building and construction industry.
A positive and self-motivated attitude.
Proficient with Microsoft office, XL, MYOB and a keen understanding of construction software.
Ability to train new staff to accurately estimate and schedule
Thrives on process set up and improvement
Ability to build strong and effective relationships
Strong negotiation skills
Passion for innovation
High attention to detail
Good initiative & problem-solving skills
English language literacy and fluency
Have a good work ethic & be able to take on given tasks as well as provide direction where appropriate
Applicants must be local to the Central Coast region
16/03/2020$0Gosford & Central Coast1 Construction
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