Civil Estimator

Quantity Surveyor
24 May 2012
24 Aug 2012
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Civil Estimator Location: Eastern States of Australia Pay Rate: 180k + (Au ) base + package Australia is continuing its major investment in general infrastructure spend across a number of key sectors. As a result there is a large opportunity of further works to be secured and delivered. Thus my client is seeking an experienced Senior Civil Estimator with a successful track record of securing large scale project awards. Company The client is a top tier Civil Engineering Main Contractor, involved in multi disciplinary projects across a number of sectors in the Australian market and who also operate in select international markets. Due to large amount of opportunities in the various construction and infrastructure markets available, they are currently seeking an experienced Senior Civil Estimator for their Queensland & Victorian operations. The project targets are spread over mining and resources, civils, rail and utility sectors however your experience should predominantly based around heavy civil engineering elements. Main Duties As Senior Civil Estimator, you will be managing a experienced team and controlling all aspects of tendering and estimating of large Civils projects. Projects valued in excess of 100m other key responsibilities include: Prepare subcontract & materials enquiries and review subsequent quotations Build up an accurate cost estimate for the permanent works in an elemental and analytical format Prepare an accurate cost estimate for the preliminaries resources required to carry out the works in accordance with agreed programme & engineering requirements Check labour & plant resources accumulated in the cost estimate balance with those derived from the tender programme Prepare & present the commercial aspects of the tender to Senior Management for adjudication and approval Prepare the commercial tender for submission to the Client On acceptance of tender by Client check proposed contract reflects the enquiry documents and subsequent offer. Prepare and present the commercial handover documents to the contract delivery team Liaise with construction teams to ensure output & resource data collected providing feedback for future tenders Requirements The successful candidate will bring to the role; Main contractor background with previous demonstrated experience in successfully estimating and winning large scale projects through managing an established team An in depth appreciation of engineering techniques, construction processes and their suitability Ability to assess site conditions from a physical inspection & interpretation of intrusive surveys & soils investigations Thru a team, ability to be able to manage multiple tenders concurrently or singular large value tender Practiced in quantification & familiar with standard methods of measurement and standard form of contract a practical minded hands on approach coupled with excellent communication and people skills Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering or construction related qualification Min 10 15 years post graduate experience Chartership considered highly beneficial. Benefits A package which is in line of the demands of the position which includes Salary of between 180k + package which would also includes, assistance with sponsorship/relocation costs, etc if required. Also included is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in the burgeoning Engineering and Construction Market within Australia. Could your friend do this job? If so then refer their CV to us at and be eligible for up to £300. Terms and conditions apply.