Contracts Administrator / Estimator

Contracts Administrator / Estimator 

With over two decades of experience Patterson Built know the importance of quality workmanship and great builder-client relationships. Every Patterson Built home is Built to last!

We are on the search for new talent to join our construction family! If you are efficient, motivated, an excellent communicator, with quality, focus and drive we would love to hear from you!

We support and encourage growth and development and want to hear your ideas to grow with our family. We are after talent that will immerse themselves in our vision and mission to help better ourselves and grow as a team.

We dont just want someone to join our family, we are after the right fit, someone who will also understand the importance of our clients vision and mission and understanding their needs to help create their dream with a truly profound journey.

The Role

To provide comprehensive support across all aspects of Contract Administration, Estimating, Tendering and Project Management. Manage the estimating process including plan take offs, compilation of tender documentation including preparing all contract documents for execution. You will be required to attend site at times to liaise with clients, builder and site managers.

Job Description: To provide comprehensive support across all aspects of Contract Administration, Estimating, Tendering and Project Management. Manage the estimating process including plan take offs, compilation of tender documentation including preparing all contract documents for execution.

You will be required to attend site at times to liaise with clients, builder and site managers.

The position entails the following duties:

  • Taking charge of the estimating process
  • Complete take-offs and measurements
  • Tendering and procurement
  • Managing drawing registers
  • Managing finishes schedules
  • WHS procedures and compliance
  • Obtaining and reviewing quotes from suppliers and subcontractors
  • Assessing supplier and subcontractor invoices
  • Compilation of tender documentation
  • Accurate and timely distribution of documents and specifications
  • Review of contract and preparation of sub-contractor agreements
  • Coordination of consultant meetings and taking minutes
  • Strong client focus with excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Experience in the negotiation of contract terms, conditions and pricing with clients, subcontractors and suppliers to ensure the best outcomes for the projects.
  • Prepare and execute variations, purchase order contracts, minor work contracts, detailed scope of works for subcontractors and suppliers
  • Able to build and maintain strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Programming and scheduling including the use of project management scheduling software.
  • Produce cost reports, measure progress of construction work, develop report and cost forecasting
  • Consistent budget tracking to ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget

Qualifications & Experience

You will need to:

  • Have In-depth residential construction knowledge (Building Codes Australia), procedures and project management principles.
  • Be a clear, confident communicator with excellent people and communication skills
  • Have exceptional quality and detail
  • Be highly organised and have the ability to prioritise tasks to ensure that the required deadlines are met
  • Be a capable problem-solver & solution orientated
  • Proficient with computers & technology
  • Have experience with current estimating, programming and scheduling software.
  • Be self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Have Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Outlook, Word & Excel.
  • Have the ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Demonstrate quality, focus and drive.
  • Be interested in joining a team, not just a company

 

16/06/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Construction
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