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Company Franklin Smith
Location Auckland City, Auckland
Listed Mon 9 Jul, 11:21 am
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference BBBH4145
Our client is a leading tier one commercial main contractor who have secured a substantial amount of work within the Auckland construction market. They are currently looking for a versatile and enthusiastic Estimator. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor looking to take the next step and focus their career towards estimating with exposure to some leading commercial projects within New Zealand


This role requires a candidate with a solid background in commercial construction, ideally with experience working on projects upward of $40 mil.
Reporting to the Operations Manager,

key responsibilities will include:

  • scheduling/estimating
  • cost management
  • subcontractor management
  • schedule of quantities and applying rates
  • tender preparation and analysis
  • progress claims and assessing variations
  • Liaising closely with Project Managers (monthly progress claims and variation costing)
  • Managing pricing of tender process

Minimum requirements:

  • 8 years' experience QS or as Estimator on commercial construction projects
  • Proven ability to win projects
  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of buildsoft and Costx Software
  • Having a relevant tertiary qualification and relevant training is highly desirable
  • Experience and an excellent understanding of the local market is helpful


This commercial contractor is well-known for retaining it's employees. They will find like-minded individuals who share the passion for the industry, good sense of humour and a genuine team focus.

All applications are strictly confidential
To find out more about this opportunity or other vacant roles, contact James at Franklin Smith on 03 421 7801 or via email to