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Estimating Manager

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - Melbourne
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CPB Contractors is a leading international construction company and a member of the CIMIC Group.

We combine the construction track record and expertise formerly delivered by Leighton Contractors and Thiess, and we also include the people and projects of Leighton Asia.

In conjunction with our clients and partners, CPB Contractors is delivering important and iconic projects across all key sectors of the construction industry, meaning we offer significant and diverse work opportunities.

We are building on the strong foundations of our unique history to create a successful and sustainable future. Safely delivering next-generation infrastructure that better connects people and transforms communities is at the heart of what we do.

What can our construction projects build for you?

Your opportunity

We are currently seeking a Civil Estimating Manager to join CPB Contractors Southern Region Business Unit (VIC, SA, TAS).

Reporting to the Chief Estimator, you will contribute to the effective delivery of estimating services through the professional preparation, competitive pricing and on-time delivery of tenders to maximise the probability of securing profitable construction contracts.

As a Civil Estimating Manager, you will be accountable for:

  • Management of Estimating functions on major $1B+ tenders including;
    • Providing leadership to team of up 10 estimators
    • Allocating and scheduling of appropriate estimating resources.
    • Managing interfaces and contributing to other bid functions within the team including Risk Analysis, Construction Methodology, Planning and Commercial.
    • Managing tender review process.
    • Finalisation and presentation of tenders to senior management
  • Establishing and maintaining a network of local suppliers, subcontractors and consultants.
  • Working independently to prepare complete tender price including hands-on first principles estimating of all components of civil tenders when required.
  • Mentoring and training other estimators.
  • Working within the Pre-Contracts team to provide advice and cost planning information on a day to day basis.

Our minimum requirements for this role are:

  • 10+ years estimating experience on a senior level
  • Operational experience in civil construction industry
  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering, Building, Construction or equivalent
  • Solid understanding of various construction methodologies
  • An ability to work as part of a large bid team.
  • The flexibility to occasionally travel interstate to work on tenders.

If you are interested in these roles and meet the above requirements, please apply below.

We support diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note: This role is being sourced through CPB Contractors directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.

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