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We specialise in searching and selecting technical leaders for highly progressive, innovative and growing businesses. We are experts. We are fast. We make things happen for our clients and candidates confidentially across the world.


Franklin Smith have now partnered with an established mid-tier contractor, working on a diverse portfolio of projects up to $80m, who are seeking an Estimator to join their team.


Our client boasts a reputation for sourcing a significant number of their projects from repeat or referral clients. Taking real pride in their work, our client understands that people are at the centre of everything they do with a superior track record of coaching, mentoring, and developing a talented team of professionals. Our client respects the ongoing investment in training and skills development to deliver expert and agile solutions for their clients of multiple sizes.


Due to an internal promotion our client is looking for an Estimator to join their vibrant, dedicated team of expert Estimators.


The ideal candidate will be comfortable to work as a stand-alone Estimator as well as collaborate within a team, who demonstrated a stable career and looking to drive exceptional levels of profit. The perfect candidate will have a minimum 8 years’ experience as an estimator within Australia.



  • Estimate the cost of projects in order to meet or exceed the client’s requirements
  • Determine contractual, financial, technical and operational risks and to find opportunities to minimise risk and maximise gross profit
  • Support the fulfillment of the programme on time and to the required quality while maximising the gross profit and client’s satisfaction
  • Promote our client’s values towards its customer in order to meet or exceed their expectations
  • Obtain suitable market quotations to substantiate the prime
  • Deliver accurate prime cost submissions at the adjudication meeting in a professional and logical manner



  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying/Construction Management or experience working in trade
  • 8+ years’ experience in estimating within Australia
  • Have strong organisational skills and able to present information in a logical manner
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure
  • Able to work as an individual and work co-operatively as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal


 To apply

Please send an updated CV and cover letter via the apply button or contact Kyle Robin for more info on 0416286829.

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