About the business: Our Client is one of Australasia's largest privately-owned construction, industrial and environmental services organisations. As an international business, we operate from city centres through to remote locations and directly employ over 900 people in Australia and New Zealand The Company is committed to employing for the careers, not just for projects. We have family business values, whilst integrating our reputation, integrity and relationships to deliver exceptional outcomes for our clients. Our people are central to what we do. Our work environment is positive, collaborative and open, and we operate as a team. We are firmly committed to looking after our staff, from safety in the workplace through to professional development, ongoing training and equal opportunities.
About the role: We are currently seeking a professional and experienced Quantity Surveyor/Tendering Engineer to join our Building and Construction team, based at our Head Office in Dry Creek. Reporting to the Estimating Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for preparing first principle estimates, complex price build ups, construction programs, methodologies and leading bids for challenging and diverse Building and Construction projects.
Key Responsibilities: • Review RFT, RFP and RFQ documentation to determine requirements in the planning of tenders. • Develop lists of required pricing components and identify associated subcontractors and suppliers. • Preparation of project take-offs • Cost estimating (using Cost X) and preparation of all relating tender schedules • Development of tender programs • Develop construction methodologies • Submission of detailed bids • Liaising with clients, suppliers and other key stakeholders • Provide detailed handovers to the delivery project teams
Skills and Qualifications: • Minimum 3 years’ experience • Experience in Building and Construction elemental estimates • Degree qualifications in Quantity Surveying or similar • Proficient computing skills including MS Word, advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Cost X (preferred) • High level of interpersonal skills including a good phone manner and positive relationships with a network of South Australian Suppliers and Subcontractors. • Excellent communication and negotiation skills • Ability to work autonomously on multiple projects
The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, take pride in their work, have attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy. Innovation is as important as ability and we value staff who can think outside of the box and look at problems as challenges and opportunity.
Salary range offered based upon experience between ($70,000-$80,000).
How to apply: If you believe this opportunity matches your experience, skills and work approach, and you are looking to join a construction company that embraces diversity and fosters its employees for long-term career progression, then send your application and follow the prompts to apply.
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