Estimating Manager

About the client

Our Client is one of Melbourne most established family owned construction companies. They specialise in commercial and apartment developments ranging in value from $20- $50M+.

With employee retention spanning 20 years and being established over 35 years, a long and fruitful career within this organisation is evident when you meet with your new perspective employers and construction team.

With long standing industry relationships, naturally all their sites run smoothly and without incident. You will provide advice, guidance, cost savings and contribute to the success of projects.

Your duties will include, take-off, measure and price quantities, lease with the team and source current and real-time costings, Prepare project cost plans , prepare concrete budget, prepare material and labour quantities for site foreman’s, check on changes of design to assess the effects on cost , monitor cost saving/over run and assist in decisions of design changes.



You will join a flexible and down to earth working environment that will provide excellent team collaboration. This company places a strong emphasis on the delivery of high-quality projects on time and in budget. As a well backed and established builder within the industry, they take pride in their relationships, working directly for this family is the type of experience any estimator would like on his/her resume.

Skills & experience

  • Relevant construction experience as a Estimator
  • Excellent time management skills and strong attention to detail
  • Trade/tertiary qualification (preferred)
  • Extensive trade knowledge across all typical trades involved in commercial projects
  • Experience with multi story concrete structures 4 levels and above
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Strong capabilities in consulting with architects and structural engineers
  • A quaintly surveying background is preferred but not required.