Cairns & Far North based | $140,000 base + super + unlimited bonuses
Full Time

This is a locally owned Commercial Builder in growth who are seeking to introduce a Senior Estimator/BDM into a pivotal role in their organisation, aligned to their growth strategy.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading a small estimator team, providing strategic and operational hands-on leadership;

  • Business Development function, including developing and leveraging your networks to maximise your success, pitching for business and developing long term trusted partnerships with the businesses you will be servicing;

  • Reviewing tender and contract documentation;

  • Attending site inspections with clients & subcontractors;

  • Preparing tender packages;

  • Requesting and reviewing subcontractor & supplier quotations;

  • Measuring and preparing detailed bills of quantities;

  • Issuing client requests for information, including third-party specification management;        

  • Preparing tender submissions inclusive of tender schedules, construction methodologies, construction programs, staging plans, etc;

  • Servicing and expanding the sub-contractor database;

  • Identifying, evaluating and estimating value management opportunities;

  • Contract negotiation, drafting and administration;

  • Completing feasibility studies to determine the value of a project before proceeding;

  • Developing and continually critiquing and monitoring estimating processes and strategies, ensuring systems are best practice in the industry;

  • Providing procurement advice including tendering strategy;

  • Reviewing tender documentation and providing accurate detailed scopes accordingly;

  • Evaluating engineering drawings and architectural specifications;

  • Assessing any changes to design to determine the impact on cost;

  • Providing quotations in line with prepared or provided scopes of work.