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Construction & Architecture, Trades & services

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Auckland, Auckland 



Employment Type:

Full time

Job Description:

We are looking for an Experienced Estimator to join our team in Auckland.
You will
  • Assist with and facilitate commercial handover of project between estimating team and construction team including preparation of handover notes and price analysis.
  • Negotiate subcontract and supplier terms ensure subcontract/supplier agreements are in place prior to work commencing in conjunction with the Contracts Manager.
  • Monitor the implementation of the project Cost and ensuring day to day activities are carried out within the contract budget, and providing assistance to the Project Manager with regard to any variances in scope or cost.
  • Monitor metrics and variance analysis tools (i.e. production sheets, load counts, day works, cost data etc.) to ensure all project deliverables are carried out within the allocated budget constraints.
  • Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of monthly progress claims including support information, forecasting to month end, and prompt pricing of variations to maintain positive cash flow and profitability.
  • Act in an administrative support role to the Civil Project Managers who maintain overall responsibility for project cost and delivery. 
Instigate regular communication with the Project Manager to:
  • Ensure the Project Manager is kept aware of tender allowances, methodologies, and potential risks (contract, cost and time).
  • Assist with the prompt identification of potential variations.
  • Determine scope, price, and negotiate variations to improve project margin / cover variation costs.
  • Assist with preparation and agreement of extension of time claims, monthly payment claims and final accounts with Project Managers and/or the Contracts Manager.
  • Countersigning of project subcontract/supplier invoices for approval for payment, ensuring correct coding, costing and resolution of any cost issues. 
  • Ensure subcontract progress payments are monitored by monthly completion of payment certificates.
  • Providing timely monthly reports with respect to financial position of each project.
Why Ross Reid?
  • Great and market driven numeration package.
  • Late model vehicles in great condition
  • Our family culture which is inviting and gets away from being just another number.
  • Based in Auckland so no travel outside, or no night shifts so at home in evenings for family time
  • We appreciate a work-life balance is important, as is developing our people to better themselves.
  • We promote within ranks and offer career progression.
  • All our plant is late model predominantly Cat equipment which is maintained second to none.
So if you have what it takes and fit the description above get in touch and do it today. A new challenge could be just what you need to join our great team here at Ross Reid.
Be part of a culture that breeds success and a driven approach to life. We look forward to meeting with you. For all enquiries please email your CV through the apply button today.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Company Info
Ross Reid Contractors Ltd 124 Harris Road East Tamaki Auckland 2013
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Phone: (09) 274 6223
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