Senior Cost Planner/Estimator

Job title : Senior Cost Planner/Estimator
Location : Brisbane
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Sahra-Manon
Job reference : SM72410

About the company:

RobLawMax is currently representing one of Australia's leading construction contractors who deliver innovative projects and diverse service solutions to their network of private and public sector clients. The company strives to achieve the best in solutions to complex challenges across the property and infrastructure sectors and offers a long history of delivering quality projects solutions across commercial, education, health, ports and transport environments.

We are currently looking for an experienced Cost Planner / Estimator to join the Brisbane team.

About the role:

He / She is going to preferably come from a consultancy background. The ideal candidate will need to be able to measure and estimate and has ideally spent time as a Quantity Surveyor consultant learning the disciplines as well as the evolution of projects.

The role will ensure accurate cost plans, estimates of allocated projects are completed on time, in accordance with required technical standards and to provide leadership in the pre construction phase of the project.

The role will incorporate a variety of responsibilities, including:

  • Quantity Take-off and preparing Bills of Quantities

  • Undertake measurements and prepare first principles estimates for a range of major property projects

  • Interpret designs and specifications to assess opportunities and contingencies

  • Undertake productivity and benchmarking analysis

  • Prepare requests for quotations for subcontractor and suppliers

  • Participate in construction methodology reviews

To be successful for the role the applicant must have:

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying

  • 10 + years post graduate experience having gained experience in a consultancy firm. Intermediate candidates encouraged to apply

  • Has experience working on large scale projects

  • Has experience in successful tenders for $200M + projects

  • Friendly and approachable personality with a good head on your shoulders


  • Flexible workplace

  • Car parking and phone paid

  • Specialised learning and development programs

  • A mental health and well-being program

  • Industry leading paid parental leave policy

This role offers full-time hours and is a permanent, ongoing position for the right candidate

How to Apply

For a confidential conversation about this role please call Sahra-Manon on +61(0) 487 553 500, Apply by clicking the link below or by sending your CV to quoting Ref: SM72410