Estimator - Concrete Construction

About the Company

J&S Milton Constructions is a rapidly expanding construction business based on the north side of Brisbane that specialises in all size concrete works in the Brisbane area.

We are currently seeking an experienced Estimator with a demonstrated background in concrete construction/structures to join our team. Reporting directly to the managing director, this role plays a pivotal part in delivering excellence in both estimating and contract management, driving a strategic approach that further supports business growth and goes above and beyond in customer service and project delivery. The successful applicant will be expected to liaise with both external clients and internal staff, therefore strong written and verbal communication with a positive can do attitude is essential.

About the role

  • Analyse and prepare comprehensive and accurate tender estimates, budget estimates, documentation and quotes in a timely manner and in accordance with contractual obligations and requirements.
  • Compiling tender submissions.
  • Read and interpret plans and review all tender documentation in order to understand the requirements of the work and factor the results of such review into the bid preparation.
  • Communicate with other stakeholders to ensure the correct information is being used.
  • Follow quality control management, site safety and compliance management procedures as required.
  • Implementation and management of industry leading systems and processes relating to estimating.
  • Prepare and present clear and easily understood information for tender reviews.
  • Project Administration on a need to basis (SWMS, Contracts, Liaising with Builders/Suppliers).
  • Completing take offs.
  • Site visits to ensure correct scope is being completed.
  • Maintain awareness of best practice in industry.
  • Develop innovative tender solutions and options through knowledge of the latest design and or construction techniques to deliver best possible outcomes for the client.

Skills and experience

  • Proficient in Buildsoft - Cubit software is ESSENTIAL.
  • Concrete Formwork/structures or infrastructure experience is a bonus.
  • Proven experience in estimating and analysing tender documentation and plans within the Civil and Construction industry would be extremely favourable.
  • Ability to build highly professional and well laid out tender documentation, interpret drawing, tender and contract documents and complete quantity take-offs for tenders and contract variations.
  • Benchmark software experience, Microsoft Project or similar software will be considered advantageous
  • Experience in liaising with and obtaining and negotiating pricing from sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with attention to detail and a natural ability to build strong working relationships with both internal and external clients.
  • Adept at working autonomously.
  • Must own a car and hold a current drivers license.
  • Checkable work history.

How to Apply

It is important to us that you are the best fit for our expanding company.

Please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted and your application will be treated as strictly confidential. No agencies please.

31/08/2020 $0 Brisbane 1 Construction
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