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About the company

Hickory is Australia's most innovative construction company, at the forefront of new technology and driving Australia's multi-unit, high-rise residential evolution.  No other companies in Australia have made the same advancements in modular construction technology. We pride ourselves on self-performing the majority of construction work on our projects, from formwork to fit-out to façades. 

Our prefabricated bathroom division, Sync is a fast growing business unit that designs, engineers and manufactures high quality modular bathrooms for a range of internal and external construction projects.

About the role

A unique opportunity exists for a highly motivated Estimator to join the Sync team at our new state-of-the art facility in Laverton North, Victoria.  Reporting directly to the Commercial Director, our Estimator will have the opportunity to take a significant role preparing cost estimates for our new large-scale projects across Melbourne and interstate.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Carry out and manage all estimating activities.
  • Review tender documents, contractual conditions and report on items of commercial or risk significance.
  • Prepare accurate estimates for projects by reviewing programmes, budgets, drawings, etc.
  • Accurately perform take-offs from construction drawings and specifications, measure and calculate cost of materials.
  • Liaise with client to confirm and clarify details to ensure accuracy of estimates.
  • Prepare relevant scope of work to issue to suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Identify value management opportunities in innovative, quality products and materials.
  • Obtain and review quotations from subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Ensure client needs are met in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Required Skills and experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in Quantity Surveying.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in estimating environment. 

How to Apply: 

Please apply via Seek or send your CV and a cover letter demonstrating your experience to, with the subject line SYNC Estimator Application by 15 September 2017

Please note that only candidates with valid work rights and who match the selection criteria will be shortlisted and contacted.


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