Senior Estimator – VIC

Senior Estimator – VIC

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A career at INTREC

At INTREC, we believe Our Difference is Our People. We are always looking for enthusiastic and passionate people to join our expanding team in VIC. Operating throughout Australia for over two decades, INTREC has delivered in excess of 4500 successful commercial fit out, building refurbishment and construction management projects.

The numerous sectors we focus on include government, education, banking/finance, retail, hospitality, health and retirement living/ aged care.

Estimator at INTREC

We are looking for a qualified and experienced Estimator to join our team in South Melbourne. Although each day is different, you will be responsible for:

  • Thoroughly reviewing tender documentation to develop accurate SOW, BOQ and Cost Plans
  • Lump sum, D&C and Construction Management tenders
  • Issuing trade packages to sub-contractors and ensuring trade quotes are received
  • Preparing take-offs and tender estimates
  • Recommending and delivering bid strategies and value engineering options on tenders
  • Preparing methodologies and programmes for submissions when required
  • Reviewing & analysing subcontractor quotes and negotiate to obtain best prices
  • Assist in the preparation of tender submissions ensuring all components are included
  • Attend tender interview meetings
  • Undertake pre-commencement meetings to hand over projects to INTRECs project delivery team
  • Servicing and expanding INTRECs’ subcontractor base in a professional and ethical manner
  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to junior members of the team

The skills we need

  • An experienced estimator to join our estimating team to undertake new build construction and major refurbishment tenders
  • Ability to introduce own network of reputable subcontractors to INTREC would be advantageous
  • Proven performance through successful tender bids on commercial projects from $5M – $35M
  • Training in a QS firm and or experience working with a building contractor
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and stay focused under pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Good negotiating skills coupled with a keen eye for detail
  • Flexibility, adaptability and being able to problem solve
  • Experienced in Buildsoft, Cubit, MS Project, EstimateOne, Microsoft suite

INTREC and our benefits

INTREC’s people are our difference. We want to celebrate the success of our staff and create an environment where they thrive.

  • Be rewarded annually for your goals
  • Partnership in developing a tailored learning and development plan to meet your career aspirations
  • Construction monthly lunch and learns
  • Work with a talented and supportive team
  • $2000 offered towards external learning, after a 6-month probation
  • Participating in Property and Construction networking events
  • Tailored Wellbeing programs and activities
  • Fresh bread, healthy snacks, smoothies
  • Access to a Wellbeing Ambassador who can help you reach your fitness goals

Note to agencies: We have preferred recruitment partners in place and therefore do not welcome speculative enquiries.