Job title : Estimator
Location : Wellington
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Thomas Smith
Job reference : TS72444

Highly rated Wellington Main Contractor now seeking to hire an experienced Estimator to join their senior management team, bring your construction knowledge and financial skills to this key role securing high value commercial construction projects.

The position:

The position of Estimator is arguably the most important role within a Main Contractor, are you able to handle the responsibility of accurately pricing projects? In this role your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Producing accurate measures

  • Managing interaction with Subcontractors to gain accurate, current pricing

  • Influencing Subcontractors to ensure best pricing

  • Identifying and mitigating risk

  • Delivering work on time to meet tender deadlines

  • Ability to work on concurrent tenders

In this position you will work closely with the Regional Manager, Project Managers and members of the commercial team, you will develop relationships with other Estimators working in regional offices.

Key skills and expertise required:

  • Tertiary level qualification in Quantity Surveying

  • Relevant career history in New Zealand construction sector

  • Main Contractor or Professional Quantity Surveyor expertise

  • Proven ability in estimating projects in excess of $30M

  • Collaborative attitude

  • Highly numerate and literate

As the role of Estimator is a key appointment, salary will be negotiated on an individual basis to reflect your skills and expertise.

For more information contact Thomas Smith on (04) 917 0868 / 021 917 295, apply online or email your CV to, quoting Ref: TS72444