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: 493166
Work type: Full time
Location: M Malvern
Categories: Estimating

Masterpiece, as part of the Simonds brand, is consistently recognised for their superior design, attention to detail and exceptional quality; 'Knock down, build yours' with Masterpiece is the pinnacle of this philosophy. There is a belief at Masterpiece, that building your own home will be one of your greatest achievements, and that it needs to be built for you.


Due to business growth, we are seeking a suitably qualified Production Estimator to join our Malvern office on a full-time basis. This role is responsible for maintaining quality of work, high levels of accuracy and meeting the required turnaround times for all work produced. Some key accountabilities include:

  • Provide accurate ordering estimates on all jobs, including amendments due to variations during construction
  • Perform accurate quantity take offs in a timely fashion
  • Display home estimating and coordination, if required
  • Obtain relevant quotes and pricing (non-standard)
  • Offer technical support to team members and sales staff
  • Create and implement efficiencies in the BOQ process
  • Maintain organized files and appropriate documentation of completed work
  • Provide the at-most support to site supervisors
  • Utilise estimating systems to the full capacity to ensure job/time efficiencies
  • Complete set tasks and achieve job targets within designated time frames
  • Have knowledge of the construction journey from start to finish
  • Provide cost saving methods not only for the company but also for the client
  • Contribute to a supportive environment with all departments, suppliers and vendors to ensure the best outcome for our clients

Our goal for Masterpiece is to achieve the best outcome for our clients, we strive to test our abilities on client request to not only give them their dream home but also give our employees the ability to increase their knowledge.


Previous estimating experience within the building and construction industry would be highly advantageous, as would a tertiary/TAFE qualification in estimating, however, the right attitude and willingness to learn is more important in order to be successful in this role.

Knowledge of Residential Building Code and Australian Standards is required, along with strong analytical skills and the capability to interpret technical drawings. 

You will be an exceptional communicator be able to work with your team in order to achieve set targets and KPIs. High attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines and have demonstrated planning, organisational and time management skills will ensure that you are successful in this role.


Aside from a fantastic office location near public transport, shops and eateries (you'll be spoiled for choice!), 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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