Role: Senior Estimator

Growthbuilt is a Tier 2 Commercial Contractor based out of the Sydney CBD. Our focus is on Residential High-Rise, Mixed Use, Aged Care, Student Accommodation and Hotel projects up to $200Mil, as well as Commercial Fitout/Refurb up to $40Mil.


  • Tertiary-level qualification in Construction Management, Construction Economics  or  Quantity Surveying
  • Over 7 years’ experience working on negotiated, hard dollar and design + construction projects
  • Skilled in building estimation systems
  • Demonstrated capability at estimating from first principles for residential and commercial projects to $30m
  • Proven ability to think outside the square and look for solutions
  • Proven value engineering capabilities
  • Excellent time management skills and proven ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Keen interest in construction and building processes
  • Sound technical knowledge within the building industry
  • Thorough knowledge of Sydney construction market
  • Strong communication skills
  • Marketing and Sales skills
  • Proficiency with MSOffice suite, MSProject, CostExactal, BidContender
  • Green project experience and training


  • Carry out first principles estimating processes for allocated Tenders
  • Prepare Bills of Quantities for Tenders and Projects
  • Liaise with Subcontractors and Suppliers for costs and quotations
  • Liaise with Authorities, Consultants and Clients to achieve the most effective and compliant designs, and maximise opportunities to develop highly competitive Tenders
  • Manage Trade Tender process
  • Review and analyse Tender submissions
  • Develop Cost Estimates and Cost Plans
  • Prepare project Programs and Preliminaries related to Tender submissions
  • Develop Methodology related to Tender submissions
  • Work within the allocated Tender Team to ensure Tenders are submitted on time, to highest quality, and within Growthbuilt Tender systems and procedures
  • Liaise confidently with clients and stakeholders
  • Negotiate effectively with Consultants, Sub-contractors and Suppliers to maintain positive, long-term relationships
  • Maintain effective communication with all relationships, and through all media
  • Hand over awarded Tenders to Project Teams in accordance with Growthbuilt systems and procedures
  • Maintain all Tender records and IMS records to meet company, client and Authorities’ requirements

If you think you have what it takes to join the Growthbuilt team, apply now by sending your CV and Cover Letter to