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Senior Estimator

Jacobs is one of the world`s leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. We specialise in architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and consulting. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

Jacobs is currently seeking a Senior Estimator based in Brisbane, reporting to the Chief Estimator / Project Controls Manager.

The purpose of this role is to be responsible for the preparation of accurate and timely capital cost estimates for proposals, studies and projects including:

  • Preparing estimates, prices and costing for projects under the guidance of the Chief Estimator.
  • Preparing estimates for minor projects without supervision.
  • Preparing project costs in the preparation of estimates on a timely and cost effective basis.
  • Monitoring current competitive prices, new techniques and cost trends.
  • Assisting in allocation the Bill of Quantities for costing purposes.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date database on such commodities as Pipework, Fittings, Valves, Civil and Structural rates and Installation rates for Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation trades for each of the capital city locations around Australia and overseas, as applicable.
  • Regularly updating databases to reflect rises granted by the various statutory bodies.
  • Maintaining a database of achieved performance data figures for completed projects with assistance from the Cost Engineers.

About you

To be successful in the role you will have the following;

  • Diploma or equivalent qualification in Engineering
  • Experience in the preparation of estimates for all industries.
  • Advanced computer skills in the development and maintenance of databases and spreadsheets.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook & Powerpoint.
  • Ensure estimates are technically sound and accurate

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive. We believe in collaboration and knowledge sharing, from global virtual teams to local work sharing options.

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Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

Date Posted
Brisbane, QLD
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