Estimator – Building and Maintenance

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Our client is an established, family owned and operated business, with offices located across Australia. Delivering a service that will be difficult to find elsewhere, they provide building and maintenance requirements including carpentry and building, maintenance and repairs, plumbing, floor restoration, commercial cleaning, gardening and landscaping, painting and decorating, electrical services and pest control.

Positioned in their busy Estimating and Tendering Department, this position is integral to the success of the business as it is the first point of contact for new and prospective clients. Based in Townsville Office, the role will include:


  • Estimating on small and large scale jobs
  • Reading and analysing quotes and drawings from staff, suppliers and subcontractors to ensure best prices are achieved
  • Ordering and managing materials in conjunction with the purchasing team
  • Liaising with the project team and schedulers and participating in the hand over process
  • Communication with sub-trade suppliers, providing all necessary information, details and specifications that are required to provide us with a quote
  • System utilisation
  • Actively monitor key performance indicators
  • Ensuring that all services meet health and safety requirements and that services comply with legislation

 Essential skills and experience

  • Previous experience in a construction / building and maintenance environment (estimating, on-the-tools etc).
  • Trade background/ knowledge of the industry
  • Ability to identify potential design concerns and provide workable solutions
  • Proficient with the use of computers and Databuild software
  • Highly developed communication and Interpersonal skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Methodical and thorough approach to work
  • A high degree of initiative, takes ownership of issues and demonstrates a “can do” attitude
  • Team player that can also work autonomously
  • Be willing to undergo a Police Check and hold/be willing to obtain a Blue Card

 If this sounds like you, then send your CV and covering letter through to the following email address:

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