Available positions

Estimator - Melbourne

Our Business:

Since our inception 30 years ago, Buildcorp has grown as a construction business founded on family values and collaborative partnerships. Our success and collaborative culture are the envy of many and our commitment to continual improvement means you will be working with the best people, projects, partnerships and processes.

Your Next Opportunity:

Reporting to the Estimating Manager, your role will see you delivering accurate and timely cost planning and building estimation services on fitout, refurbishment and newbuild projects. 

Your role will be responsible for:

  • Preparing initial estimating assessments of tenders for tender shortlist review
  • Delivering accurate and timely trade break ups of documentation, appropriate trade subcontractor selection lists, and liaising with subcontractors to ensure they have a full understanding of the required scope of works and programme
  • Preparing and presenting rated and coded Bill of Quantities and/or Cost Plans for internal review
  • Mentor junior members of the team to assist them to perform their work to the standard required and to continuously improve and develop
  • Have experience estimating Design & Construct commercial new build, fitout and/or refurbishment projects
  • Possess a thorough understanding of building and construction processes 
  • Engage with subcontractors and develop loyal and ongoing relationships through effective communication

Benefits for You:

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

  • $299 annually to spend on your health and fitness goals
  • Access to personal and financial counselling services for you and your family
  • Additional paid leave options
  • Generous employee referral bonus
  • Access to Rugby tickets in season

About You:

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in construction or quantity surveying
  • 5+ years experience in a similar role
  • Experience estimating Design & Construct commercial fitout, refurbishment and/or newbuild projects 
  • Ability to engage with subcontractors and develop loyal and ongoing relationships
  • A thorough understanding of the building process and reading of construction drawings to enable accurate pricing
  • Ability to accurately build up reasonable and appropriate rates with available information 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and an eye for detail
  • Ability to present and participate confidently in internal and external meetings

We prefer to deal with you directly. To apply for this role please click on the “Apply” button, or head to our website https://www.buildcorp.com.au/careers/positions 

Note to agencies: Agency assistance is not required for this role. If we find we need assistance we will contact our preferred recruitment partners. Unsolicited calls and CVs will not be accepted. 


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and embrace the value of a diverse workforce.