Junior Estimator Job Description

junior estimator job description

Estimator, Junior Estimator,

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Junior Estimator Job Description
Usual responsibilities: 
  • Assist in preparing subcontract & materials inquiries and review subsequent quotations
  • Build up an accurate cost estimate for the permanent works in an elemental and analytical format
  • Assist in preparing an accurate cost estimate for the preliminaries resources required to carry out the works in accordance with agreed program & engineering requirements
  • Check labor & plant resources accumulated in the cost estimate balance with those derived from the tender program
  • Assist in preparing & presenting the commercial aspects of the tender to Senior Management for adjudication and approval
  • Assist in preparing the commercial tender for submission to the Client
  • On acceptance of tender by Client check proposed contract reflects the inquiry documents and subsequent offer.
  • Assist in preparing and presenting the commercial handover documents to the contract delivery team
  • Liaise with construction teams to ensure output & resource data collected providing feedback for future tenders
Junior Estimator requirements:
  • Main contractor or specialisms in Foundations, Basement construction, and or Piling works.
  • An in-depth appreciation of engineering techniques, construction processes and their suitability to different applications
  • Ability to assess site conditions from a physical inspection & interpretation of intrusive surveys & soils investigations
  • Thru a team, the ability to be able to manage multiple tenders concurrently.
  • a practical-minded hands-on approach coupled with excellent communication and people skills
  • Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering or construction related qualification
  • Ability to live and work in Australia
Average salary: $85k – $100k

Salary is based on © SEEK statistics and research, view their website here.

This job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/ New Zealand market. 


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