Assistant Estimator - Fitout & Refurbishment


About Buildcorp

Established for over 28 years, Buildcorp is a highly respected and diverse, integrated commercial construction business. Our service offering spans many disciplines of commercial construction including base building construction, refurbishment, building upgrades, fit-out, remedial building, heavy industrial projects and architectural joinery.

Your Next Opportunity:

Reporting to the Estimating Manager, your role will see you delivering accurate and timely building estimation services on high-end fit-out and structural refurbishment construction projects.

You will:

  • Have the ability to find the most efficient form of construction and communicate that into trade packages, within a Bill of Quantities (BOQ) including take-offs
  • Perform accurate and timely trade break ups of documentation, appropriate trade subcontractor selection lists, and liaise with subcontractors to ensure they have a full understanding of the required scope of works and programme
  • Compare and analyse subcontractor pricing and draft the project preliminaries. Analyse risk and use this information to minimise Buildcorp exposure to risk and finalise tender price

About You:

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • 2 years+ experience in the construction industry
  • A tertiary education such as a Degree of Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, Diploma of Building, or equivalent trade background and experience
  • Experience in the Buildsoft estimating package (or similar) – exposure to the subcontractor comparison modules would be advantageous
  • strong written and verbal communication skills
  • a sense of urgency, and the ability to turnaround work rapidly and accurately
  • excellent time management skills
  • the ability to work, and thrive, under pressure
  • an eye for detail and the ability to think beyond typical construction techniques.

Benefits for You:

On top of joining a supportive and positive culture, you’ll receive:

  • Career development customised to you
  • Additional paid leave options
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Access to Rugby tickets in season

We’d love to have you join the team!

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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