At Simonds, we believe that our people are the core of our business, and are instrumental in our continued growth and sustainable success. With a variety of roles across our business, ranging from construction to procurement; administration to drafting and various shared services (HR, IT, Finance), we have a number of roles to suit many skill levels.

So whether you are looking for your first job, are an experienced tradesperson or contemplating a career change, consider Simonds for your next opportunity.

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Production Estimator

Apply now Job no: 493049
Work type: Full time
Location: M St Kilda Road
Categories: Estimating

Throughout our history, Simonds Homes has developed an enviable reputation for building Australia’s best homes. Our goal is not only to provide our customers with high quality, affordable homes in some of the best land developments in Australia, but to ensure that they receive comprehensive and outstanding customer service throughout their home building journey.


We are seeking a full-time Production Estimator within our Displays team, based at our Head Office on St Kilda Road. As a Production Estimator, your primary focus is to maintain quality of work, high levels of accuracy and meet the required turn around times for all work produced. Responsibilities of this role can therefore include:

  • Provide accurate estimates of jobs including variations
  • Obtain relevant quotes and pricing (non-standard)
  • Offer technical support to team members and sales staff
  • Complete set tasks and achieve job targets
  • Maintain organised files and appropriate documentation of completed work
  • Utilise estimating systems to the full capacity to ensure job/time efficiencies
  • Provide support to site supervisors


Must haves:

  • Previous estimating experience in either construction or related industry
  • Knowledge of Residential Building Code and Australian Standards
  • Strong analytical skills and the capability to interpret technical drawings, including manual take-offs
  • Flexibility to help other members of the Display team as the need required
  • Great communication and customer service, even when you've got your cranky pants on

Nice to haves:

  • A tertiary/TAFE building qualification in estimating
  • Residential building product knowledge
  • Experience working towards both team and individual targets and KPIs


Aside from a free barista-style on-site cafe and a convenient office location near an array of public transport, shops and parks, as an established and growing national business Simonds can offer you a variety of career opportunities. In addition, there are fantastic benefits across a wide range of products and services including discounts on our award winning homes and all they great things that go in them, discounted health insurance, a free employee well-being program, Simonds "Reward Days", subsidized certification with our Registered Training Organisation, Builders Academy Australia, and a safe and friendly workplace.

If this sounds like your next opportunity we'd love to hear from you as soon as possible! All applications are treated with the strictest of confidence.

Please note: You must have unlimited Australian work rights to be considered for this role.

Recruitment agencies, thanks for thinking of us but we're going to give this one a crack first!

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