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Job Vacancy - Estimator/Quantity Surveyor - Dunedin

Job Vacancy - Estimator/Quantity Surveyor - Dunedin

Job Vacancy - Estimator/Quantity Surveyor - Dunedin

Posted on 16/05/2017 by Tru-Bilt Industries

TRU-BILT is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of doors, dock and safety systems. Based in Dunedin, TRU-BILT has been delivering innovative solutions since 1993.

As a result of strong growth and changes to the Sales Team roles within the business, Tru-bilt has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Estimator with significant QS experience to head up the Quoting and Tendering for Tru-Bilt Industries. There is a significant pipeline of projects lined up for 2017 so finding the right person for this role is vital. The company is happy to look at flexible hours should that be necessary.  

The main area of responsibility is the estimating of all incoming opportunities and new tenders in conjunction with the Sales Team and Sales Manager across New Zealand and Australia from the Dunedin Office.

Duties will include:

Quoting sales opportunities and assisting the Sales Team to get projects over the line;
Preparing tenders and proposals;
Reading building plans;
Liaise with Installation Manager to evaluate which sub trade are required for each new project and communicate all relevant information to all trades as required so they can complete tenders;
Liaise with client PM or designer for all details required to complete tenders;
Explore alternative trade and / or details to provide a full tender with options to customer;
Measure and estimate all labour and material for all new projects;
Negotiate final contract sum;
Provide a complete hand over package to contracts / project managers once contract has been secured;

The successful candidate will have:

Three or more years in a similar role;
Good qualifications or significant experience for the role;
The ability to adhere to deadlines & an eye for detail;
Knowledge of building industry standards & processes;
Intermediate-Advanced Excel skills;
Clear written and verbal communication skills;
Desire to grow the function and staff it accordingly;
Work well with others throughout the construction industry.

This is a great opportunity to further your estimating career in the construction industry. The salary will be dependent on experience but we are willing to offer a competitive package for the right person. 

In return we offer you:

A supportive and very capable team environment;
Excellent remuneration commensurate with experience and qualifications;
Excellent working conditions in a professional, long-standing company with reputation for providing innovation, quality and service.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, please contact

New Zealand residency or a current work visa is required.
NOTE - please send your CV in WORD Format

Jacquie Lucas 
National Development Manager - Sales and HR