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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Estimating Team Leader

Apply now Job no: 493257
Work type: Full time
Location: M Loganholme
Categories: Estimating

Simonds Group, comprising Simonds Homes, Builders Academy Australia and Hub Property Group, is an ASX listed organisation operating in four states across Australia. Since 1949, Simonds Group has continued to display a strong commitment to quality and customer service and a culture of building stable and rewarding futures for our people.

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 an Estimating Team Leader to be based at our Loganholme office, providing support and leadership to our Queensland region. Leading a team of approximately 5 in this busy region, some of the key accountabilities within this role are:

  • Leading, managing and training an estimating team in sales and production
  • Preparing accurate sales/production estimates e.g. site costs
  • Estimating work flow scheduling
  • Achieving estimating production targets
  • Interpretation of client variations
  • Liaise with internal and external customers including supervisors and suppliers
  • Producing purchase orders and bills of quantities
  • Provide support to site supervisors and sales consultants
  • Provide support to the Procurement and purchasing team
  • Assisting People and Culture in the hire of new staff, performance management, etc.


We're looking for someone who has 5+ years estimating experience in the construction or a related industry, in addition to building industry product knowledge. A tertiary/TAFE building qualification or experience in residential building, production and/or sales is also required or equivalent industry experience. 

Knowledge of the Residential Building Code and Australian Standards and competency in using estimating software is also required, along with strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret technical drawings.

WMS and Timberline systems knowledge preferred although not essential and the candidate must be from a production estimating background.

You will be an exceptional communicator who has experience in leading a team - we'd love to meet someone who knows how to effectively support and mentor their team. A strong customer focus, the ability to multi-task and have a flexible approach to work are pivotal to being successful in this role.


Aside from working in an excellent office location with plenty of free on-site parking, 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", subsided certification with our RTO Builders Academy Australia and a safe and friendly workplace.

If this sounds like the opportunity you are looking for, we would love to hear from you. 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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