Senior Estimator

Location: , NSW Posted Date: March 15, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 3598 Careermine Job Id: 1445417

The sustained growth we are experiencing now, presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced SENIOR ESTIMATOR to join our Construction East Team in our Sydney office.
Reporting to the Manager Estimating Construction (East), the Senior Estimator will be responsible for estimating, preparing tenders and submissions for new civil projects.
Working in a diverse environment, you will be responsible for:
  • Preparing detailed estimations from first principles for civil and construction tenders to review stage and presenting all submissions via interim and final reviews to relevant personnel;
  • Provides costing, methodology and/or technical estimating advice to Operations Mangers and other Estimators and undertakes peer reviews as required;
  • Identifies risks and mitigation strategies associated with prospective contracts;
  • Assists projects in understanding the estimate and delivering a cost effective project;
  • Complies with Company Quality Assurance Procedures along with other relevant operating procedures;
  • Participates with others as part of a tender team from time to time;
  • Participates in the collation of relevant data to form an estimating and information resource for the Company;
  • Liaises with other business units of the company when required during the tender process;
  • Establishes KPI's for direct reports aligned with the Construction Strategy and ensures these are cascaded throughout the function;
  • Provides clear leadership and direction and promotes and fosters a team culture consistent with the [Company] CHARTER and Values;
  • Provides regular performance feedback to direct reports and completes annual Performance Appraisals;
  • Provides coaching, mentoring and development opportunities for direct reports and builds the capability of business unit personnel;
  • Other duties as directed by the Manager Estimating Construction (East).
What we're looking for:
  • Degree qualification in Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Surveying;
  • Proven high level knowledge and understanding of the estimating process as it applies to the development and preparation of construction tenders including earthworks, structural works, drainage and roadworks and general civil works.
  • Ability to use estimating and online procurement software;
  • Familiar with Contract Administration, ability to interpret Contract Conditions;
  • In addition to Earthworks/Roadworks experience, demonstrated additional exposure to at least one of the following: Crushing and Screening; Structural Concrete work generally; Bridge Construction; Services and Pipework;
  • Must hold valid Australian Driver's License;
What can BGC offer you?
  • Culture driven organisation that is passionate about its people and its values;
  • A broad range of opportunities nationally across diverse projects;
  • Strong pipeline of upcoming work;
  • Experienced and supportive senior management team;
  • A strong commitment to Safety;
  • Competitive Salary Packaging.
Learn more about our BGC corporate benefits by following the link below.
If you are looking for a rewarding career; would like to work, with great people; be part of a national contracting company's sustained success and growth, offering competitive salary packaging; with a strong focus on TEAM values, safety and project delivery we want to hear from you.

Please apply following the link below or via our website at
We embrace diversity across our operations and strongly encourage applications from all suitably qualified Women, Indigenous people and other Multicultural backgrounds.

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