Estimator - Interiors / Retail Fitout - Construction & Architecture


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Construction & Architecture, Retail

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Full time

Job Description:

Location: Auckland , Rodney & North Shore
Work Type: Full Time
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  • Specialists in Creating, Building & Installing retail shop fit outs
  • Large, modern premises on the North Shore
  • Close-knit team comprising of approximately 60 staff
About the Company
With a strong project & design management team, our client is one of the country’s leading retail shop fit-out and manufacturer companies on the North Shore, close to the Motorway, who continues to experience strong growth, through fostering professional relationships and delivering timely results of a high standard. They are a fast paced and dynamic organisation with multiple projects on the go locally and internationally.
One of the key goals is to provide a professional and friendly service to all kinds of organisations, from large corporations to smaller retailers.
As the Construction Estimator - Interiors / Retail Fitout, you will need to be hands on , energetic and analytical, working on multiple , fast turnaround projects simultaneously, with a strong focus on the profitable pricing of tenders and driving the right winning percentage.

The main area of this position is in estimating all new tenders mainly for cabinetry/joinery and site base works (as required) and some Contract Administration

Key Responsibilities
  • Complete estimating and tendering of new cabinetry/joinery work and site works as directed including and not limited to;
    • Evaluate which sub-trades and suppliers are required for each new project and send out all relevant information to all trades and suppliers as required so they can complete tender.
    • Try and obtain a minimum of 2 quotes for each trade as required
    • Liaise with customer, client, PM or designer for all details required to complete tender
    • Liaise with other estimators for completion of tender
    • Explore alternative trades and/or details to provide a full tender with options to customer
    • Measure and estimate all labour and materials for all new projects.
    • Complete and send, under Managing Directors final approval, tender letter to customer
    • Negotiate final contract sum under guidance of Managing Directors /Senior Estimator
  • Provide a complete hand over package to Contracts Manager/Project Manager once contract has been secured
  • Provide backup and assistance in pricing of variations during project completion
  • Other tasks as requested by the Managing Director/Senior estimator

Key Skills
  • Estimation / QS / Contracting skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical and pays attention to detail
  • Team management skills
  • IT and numerical skills
  • Procurement
  • Interiors / Shopfitting background
If you are a focused and customer centric individual, like to save money for your company, and would like more information, please get in touch today

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Construction & Architecture > Estimation, Quant. Surveying/Cost Planning
Date Posted:
20 November 2018

Consultant:Melissa Campbell

Company Info
Building Recruitment Limited PO Box 104222,Auckland
New Zealand

Phone: 0800 EMPLOY
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