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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Job Reference 1178133

Location Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Industry Infrastructure - Transportation

Function Construction

Job Type Permanent

Date Added November 17, 2022


We are currently recruiting Estimators and Senior Estimators with transport sector experience to work on a large pipeline of road and water infrastructure projects throughout Victoria.

Experience in pricing road construction projects is key to success in this role.

Location           Melbourne

Duration            Permanent



  • Utilise first principles knowledge to develop accurate estimates
  • Development of subcontractor work packages and review
  • Conduct research to obtain data on labour costs, materials, production times
  • Obtain and review offers and quotes by subcontractors or vendors
  • Establish and build upon relationships with subcontractors, suppliers, engineers and other relevant stakeholders
  • Identify, price and submit head contract variations to the client, and negotiate financial outcomes
  • Participate in clarification discussions and client meetings
  • Provide input to construction methodologies and tender programs


Required Experience

  • Relevant degree or qualification such as Civil / Structural Engineering, Quantity Surveying
  • 5+ years estimating experience, with the majority of that time being in civil construction
  • First principles knowledge
  • Exposure to estimating software e.g. Expert Estimation (preferred), Candy, CostX
  • Experience in pricing civil infrastructure projects up to $50m in value
  • Australian working rights


Contact michael.ogborne@airswift.com for more information.



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