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Senior Estimator

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Johannesburg
SalaryR750k – R550k
Job TypePermanent
EducationTertiary Engineering Qualification
ExperienceMinimum 5 years

Job Description

A leading Construction Company is looking for a Senior Estimator, to be based in Johannesburg.

Minimum requirements:

• Tertiary Engineering Qualification

• Experience in the construction of projects within West Africa

• Hands-on construction experience in the field where you have learnt an appreciation for how this phase of the project is delivered

• At least 5 years’ experience estimating civil, structural, platework, tankage, mechanical and piping projects for both Brownfield and Greenfield projects

• A proven track record with tender success ratios and profitable completions

Main responsibilities:

• Preparation of tenders including quantity take offs and sourcing supplier prices

• Responsible to take the tender through to completion, attending client meetings and handover the estimate in a manner that it can be used as a budget

• Soliciting and assessing subcontractor and supplier quotations and identifying technical queries to the client during the tender period

• Work with site managers, supervisors and senior management during the tender preparation

• Provide estimating assistance to support the various Project Management teams as required, during the delivery phase

• Develop an understanding of the operating conditions on our various projects to assist in the bid preparation

• Devise the most efficient construction methods, be innovative but at the same time be conservative

• On tender completion, provide a fully itemised tender summary in spreadsheet format, inclusive of all supplier and subcontractor quotations

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV, with project details, to You can also contact Corlia, Heather or Laura on 011 234 6868/9.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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