Environmental Industries is a leading Construction, Commercial Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance company, providing services throughout Western Australia. The group has been operating for over 40 years where it has experienced significant growth on the back of delivering an impressive portfolio of Western Australia’s largest, complex and award winning projects. The team at Environmental Industries is a dynamic group of individuals who are passionate about delivering inspiring spaces for the Western Australian community.
Environmental Industries has an immediate requirement for a highly motivated and experienced Estimator to join our team at Canning Vale. Reporting to the Senior Estimator, it is essential that you can demonstrate a background in landscape construction and civil works projects and previous experience working within a medium size organisation will be highly regarded.
Key Accountabilities include but are not limited to:
Accountable for all tender submissions and estimates ensuring delivery of quality, timely and cost effective solutions for Clients and the Company
Interpret design, drafting and drawing concepts to produce accurate quantity take-offs, costings, estimates on a first principles basis , construction methodologies and tender programs
Review Tender Documentation and provide value engineering solutions and alternative optional cost savings where applicable to the Tender
Prepare high level budget cost estimates
Review and analyse subcontractor and supplier quotations and conduct risk assessments throughout the tender management process
Participate in and coordinate meetings with Clients and trades as required
Ensure estimates are completed on time and in alignment with company procedures and costing methodology
Build and maintain excellent communications and relationships with internal and external customers and key stakeholders
Provide quality control audits on final project estimates to identify any deficiencies or inaccuracies
Submit project specific estimation information to Senior Estimator for final sign off and handover to the Project Manager within the benchmark timeframes
Maintain labour cost and supplier information database ensuring it is accurate and current at all times
Update and maintain company estimating system
Deliver estimating data analysis and reporting as required
Provide ongoing support as required to the Senior Estimator and other team members
Skills and Experience:
2- 5 years plus experience in the civil, building or landscape construction industry
Extensive estimating experience with a high degree of accuracy
Sound knowledge of competitor pricing and estimating within landscaping, building and or civil works
Proficient in the use of estimating systems
High level coordinating and time management skills
Effective communication and negotiation skills with a high attention to detail
Advanced computer skills with the ability to prepare detailed reports
Strong business and financial acumen
Ability to influence and negotiate with contractors and suppliers
Degree qualification in Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Construction Management
Diploma qualification in Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Construction Management
Certificate IV in Horticulture (desirable but not essential)
Tickets and Licenses Required:
National Police Clearance (within last 6 months at own cost)
Don’t delay, for immediate consideration please submit an up to date resume and cover letter detailing your skills and experience. Environmental Industries reserves the right to commence shortlisting immediately. Due to a large number of expected applications we are unable to take individual calls or emails.
Should you be successful in progressing to the next stage of the recruitment process we will be in contact with you. If you have not heard from us within 14 days you have been unsuccessful however, with your permission we will keep your records on file for any future opportunities. We thank you in advance for your application and appreciate the time it has taken you to apply.
Environmental Industries is a strong advocate of equal opportunity and is committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage indigenous Australians and female candidates to apply.
Thank you but no recruitment agency assistance required.