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Estimator / Supervisor - Insurance, Building & Construction

Reference: TEC1394
Listing Date: Friday, February 1, 2019
Location: Sydney
Salary: Excellent Salary + Super + Car
Work Type: Full Time

Your new company

Based in Sydney’s inner west, our client is a well-established construction and restoration business specialising in insurance repair and strata work from small to large technical projects within the residential and commercial sector. They have a great professional reputation, a great team, provide a friendly, supportive and enjoyable workplace with genuine career opportunities available.

Your new role

What an opportunity to join one of the best in their field in this newly created Estimator role.

Due to expansion and consistent growth we are looking for one more Building Estimator to join the team on a permanent basis. This role is a combination of onsite and office based work with a high focus on quality and attention to detail. We want the best. Looking after the North Sydney Region.

Your role, if you choose to accept will include:

  • Attend a range of residential and commercial sites, preparing scope of works and quotes typically up to $150k
  • Coordinate site meetings with contractors to obtain estimates for quotes
  • Build good relationships with contractors and negotiate pricing 
  • Coordinate with clients to gain access to the properties 
  • Liaising with clients onsite, and internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage a portfolio of works
  • Submit detailed and accurate quotes and reports

If you have been in a foreman or supervisor type role before and you have extensive experience in quoting a range of repair work and dealing with contractors, this could be for you. Get off the tools while still enjoying being onsite and a critical part of the team.

What you will need to be successful?

  • Trade qualified builder, carpenter or similar is ideal
  • Demonstrated experience in an Estimator role within the construction industry. Experience within the insurance and strata industry would be highly regarded
  • Ability to manage and organise your day, including onsite meetings with contractors
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written including emailing etiquette
  • A great attitude, flexibility, honesty & trustworthy
  • Strong customer focus
  • Current drivers licence & white card
  • Tech savvy

What’s in it for you?

  • Work for a stable company that keeps going from strength to strength
  • Great opportunity to be in an Estimating role which requires little time in the office
  • Work within the Sydney region only, no long distance travel
  • Fully maintained company vehicle and phone
  • Fantastic career opportunities and progression available
  • Standard working hours are Monday to Friday typically between 7am – 4pm, 
  • Attractive salary up to $95k + super + car 

This is a great opportunity to work for a good reputable company that really do value their staff & offer genuine career opportunities. Your positive can do attitude will mean everything to these guys. Training is provided where required however you will need to have experience estimating within a similar role and be able to manage contractors and liaise with clients onsite. You will be the face of the company in this vital position and spend a large portion of your time onsite liaising with contractors, as such good communication and presentation skills are critical.

What do you need to do now?

Click on 'APPLY' now and follow the prompts. For a confidential discussion about this role, or other career opportunities please call Corine now on 02 4736 3666