Senior Estimator

This business has such a great feel about their culture and company values. You will want to come to work!

Your new company
Specialist construction business that always delivers to their clients. Their scale, expertise and track record of achieving high standards have made them trusted experts to many commercial, residential and civil sector clients across the nation. With a team of over 30 highly skilled experts, they have spent over 10 years building their capability and reputation.

Your new role
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Estimator to join their Christchurch based team. This opportunity exists to support industry growth and the expansion of their service offering. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading our pricing team
  • Taking ownership of tenders, pricing requests and estimation workflow
  • Attending site meetings, providing accurate measures, assessments, and costing
  • Analysing tender risk and mitigating risk in your tender submissions
  • Building relationships with main contractors, suppliers, and clients
  • Cost control, back costing, and reporting
  • Completing progress claims and processing variations
  • Ensuring all projects are accurately scoped and priced
  • Working closely with the General Manager and Operations Manager to maintain and improve company profit margins
  • Contributing toward enhancing and the reputation and growing capability our business
  • Managing our lead follow up program for outstanding quotes
  • Negotiating with main-contractors, sub-contractors, and suppliers

What you'll need to succeed

  • Have high a level of professionalism, integrity and accuracy
  • Be computer savvy with a strong understanding of Microsoft Excel
  • Hold a tertiary qualification in Quantity Surveying or other relevant qualification
  • Provide leadership and have good organisation and planning skills
  • Be a team player and personable
  • Be a confident and fluent communicator
  • Have strong administration skills
  • Have NZ citizenship, residency or a valid NZ work visa

What you'll get in return
This opportunity is available for an immediate start. If you want to join a proud team of specialists who are passionate, team focused and enjoy a fun work environment then get in touch.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Natasha Anderson on (03) 669-5518 or email

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #2612964


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Talk to Natasha Anderson, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Christchurch
Ground Floor, 131 Victoria Street, Christchurch Central

Telephone: 036695518

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