Senior Estimator

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Franklin Smith have now partnered with an award-winning Tier 2 contractor, who having set a new 5-year growth plan, are looking to add a Senior Estimator to their team.


Our client is a multi-disciplinary contractor who pride themselves on their superior service, resulting in over 70% repeat business. With over 10 years in the business our client maintains their reputation of being a leader in the market by delivering expert and agile solutions for their clients of multiple sizes with the continuing desire to take a step up in terms of project value. Their passionate, vibrant and quality driven team build an inclusive culture designed to prevent staff from becoming disenfranchised.


Due to our client’s continual growth, they are currently looking to add a Senior Estimator with over ten years’ experience to join their dynamic team.


The ideal candidate will be driven, conscientious, well presented and consultative to clients and stakeholders of the business. The candidate will have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in estimating within Australia with at least 3 years as a senior.



  • 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
  • 10+ years’ experience in estimating with at least 3 years in a senior role
  • 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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