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Estimator / Senior Estimator (Rail)

Melbourne, Australia

Job Reference 1181622

Location Melbourne, Australia

Industry Infrastructure - Transportation

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Permanent

Date Added November 24, 2022

Overview
We are currently recruiting Estimators and Senior Estimators with rail sector experience to work on a large pipeline of major infrastructure projects on the east coast, for a highly regarded tier 1 contractor.
Experience in pricing rail specific construction projects is key to success in this role.
Location           Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne  
Duration            Permanent

Responsibilities
  • Develop estimates, quantities, prices, costings for rail projects, utilising first principles knowledge to develop accurate estimates
  • Development of subcontractor work packages and review
  • Assess both design and construction contingency costs
  • Conduct research to obtain data on labour costs, materials, production times
  • Obtain and review offers and quotes by subcontractors or vendors
  • 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, to arrive at the most cost effective solution

Required Experience
  • Relevant degree or qualification such as Construction Management, Project Management, Civil or Structural Engineering, Quantity Surveying
  • 3+ years estimating experience
  • First principles knowledge
  • Exposure to estimating software e.g. Expert Estimation, Candy, CostX
  • Pricing knowledge related to rail specific disciplines such as Signalling, Track/Civil, Electrical/Traction Power/OHW, Comms, M&E
  • Australian working rights

Contact veronica.asirvatham@airswift.com for more information.
 
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