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Senior Estimator

  • Job no. 493489
  • Wamarra
  • Full time
  • Estimating
  • Melbourne

The objective of a Senior Estimator is to perform estimating, administration, coordination functions of the estimating department efficiently and profitably.

Some of the responsibilities include:


  • Review tender document
  • Manage Quantity take-off process & Prepare Bill of Quantities as required
  • Conduct regular Site inspection
  • Manage Request for quotation process from suppliers and subcontractors
  • Work with Precontracts coordinator to develop and deliver high-quality submissions
  • Provides training and support for junior estimators.
  • Ensure up to date knowledge of market, industrial and company policy factors that affect pricing and tendering, including rates and provide feedback and improvement suggestions of Civilex IMS.


  • Manage quantity take-off process and ensure compliance (2D & 3D)
  • Development of accurate construction methodology
  • Utilisation of tender checklist
  • Complete price comparison sheet
  • Tender vetting at completion of estimate/sanity checks
  • Assess, identify, mitigate and reduce risk exposure
  • Vetting of subcontractors pricing, ensuring availability of suppliers and subcontractors
  • Liaise with Commercial Manager regarding Contract Risks


  • Prepare, attend and present at tender interviews
  • Setup project budget and associated document to allow commencement of project
  • Fill out project summary sheet/project start-up forms
  • Preparation of tender handover to the construction team
  • Ensure crucial information are delivered to the project team
  • Assist Estimating manager in preparation of monthly reports.
  • Monthly meeting with Estimating manager & director to identify department improvements.
  • Assist Estimating Manager in maintaining document control procedures

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • 5-10 years relevant experience in estimating or construction management
  • Relevant Project experience estimating projects > $20 million dollars


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