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Senior Estimator

Ref: JN -012020-69657
NZD170000 - NZD190000 per annum + + above market bonus
Auckland, Auckland Central
Construction & Engineering, Cost Management/Quantity Surveying
23rd January 2020
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With significant investment being injected into Commercial Construction in NZ, there are many notable projects in the planning stages, and this development would sit near the top of the list!

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Estimator to provide comprehensive cost estimations for major commercial and lifestyle projects for the Auckland community. You will be working on an impressive portfolio of future projects which will contribute to the economic growth of this innovative and globally connected City.

This role will require accountability and ownership for your portfolio, while working in a community and people driven company. The complexity of projects and reputation of this client will make this $400m + project highly rewarding.


  • Building estimates from the outset.
  • Accurate measure ups, costing's and working within budget and margins.
  • Capable of producing varying levels of estimate commensurate with the project stage and available information.
  • Interpreting and applying cost data from various sources.
  • Able to apply concepts such as risk, contingency and estimating uncertainty.
  • Capable of discussing and assembling prices from suppliers.
  • Auditing estimates prepared by others and producing reports.
  • Reporting to the Estimating Manager and working with suppliers, cost consultants, finance teams for each project.

To be considered you will have the following:

  • Relevant qualification and accreditation.
  • Proven estimating experience on large scale projects.
  • Prior experience in the commercial sector with emphasis on large developments.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and resilience in dealing with complex issues, and deploy sound problem solving methodology.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to produce high quality reports.
  • Client facing and stakeholder management experience.

As a Senior Estimator you will be working closely with the contract administration team on projects in Auckland, with support from their Australian office. You will report to the Estimating Manager and the Project Manager.

This is a great opportunity to join an organisation that is redeveloping its key assets in an environment where no day is the same. Apply online or if you require more information on the role, contact Rachel McNickle on 09 303 9093.

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