Structural Steel Estimator

IPA Townsville has an exciting opportunity for a Structural Steel Estimator based in Townsville to commence on a permanent contract.

Key Objective:

Responsible for evaluating bid specifications, drawings, compiling costs and ensuring that we know everything required to successfully bid and win the project.


* Ensure that all tenders are identified and submitted on time.

* Ensure that all aspects of a project are identified and associated costs are allowed.

* Liaising with clients and ensuring that we are quoting as per their requirements.

* Track and record tenders and develop a database identifying the costs of specific processes.

* Establish and maintain a coordinated, organised, team environment.

* Ensure that all work is carried out to CSF ISO9001 quality system and project specifications.

* Review procedures and assist with continual improvement.

Essential Functions:

* Business development.

* Complete take-offs of all items relevant to complete the structural steel and metalwork scope of works.

* Obtain quotes from suppliers for all items required to complete the scope of works.

* Ensure that the tender complies with the project specifications.

* Ensures that value adding opportunities are identified and explored where possible.

* Liaise with builders tendering the project to discuss ambiguous items and clarify scope.

* Compile tender submission and submit to relevant companies.

* If tender is successful complete a projects handover to the relevant project manager.

* Liaise with Estimating manager to identify the relevant projects to tender.

* Assist with site measuring and developing hand sketches if required.

* Generate purchase orders if required.

* Assist with cost control throughout the contract.

* Identify and price contract variations and assist with pricing if required.

* Willingness to work overtime when required.

* Regular and reliable attendance.

* Willingness to perform the work of other job tasks or positions outside of or in addition to the primarily assigned position.

Essential Qualifications:

* Previous experience in a similar role preferred.

* Experience in structural steel fabrication and detailing.

* Flexible and cooperative team attitude.

* Ability to accept directions and constructive criticism and make necessary adjustments.

* Excellent organisation and time management skills.

If you wish to have further information please contact Korine at IPA for a confidential discussion 47507777
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Posted on: 29 August 2019 Full-Time Townsville, Queensland
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