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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Sales Estimator

Apply now Job no: 493496
Work type: Full time
Location: M Springvale
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.


Our Springvale office is looking for an experienced Sales Estimator to join their team on a full-time, on-going basis. As a Sales Estimator, you are responsible for maintaining quality of work, high levels of accuracy and meeting the required turnaround times for all work produced.

Some key accountabilities of the role include:

  • Providing accurate pricing for contracts and variations including appropriate margin considerations
  • Ability to interpret civil and structural engineering plans to derive accurate site costs
  • Capable of providing cost estimates on changes to a dwelling to assist sales
  • Complete set tasks and achieve job targets within designated time frames
  • Obtain relevant quotes and pricing for non-standard variations
  • Provide assistance to internal gallery staff with upgrades and pricing
  • Offer technical support to team members and sales staff
  • Maintain organised files and appropriate documentation of completed work


Ideally we're looking for someone who has/is:

  • Minimum two years previous sales estimating experience (within the residential construction industry preferred)
  • Certificate IV in Building (Construction Estimation) and/or a Diploma of Building and Construction (preferred)
  • Current working knowledge of the Building Code of Australia (BCA) / National Construction Code (NCC)
  • Competency reading architectural plans and soil reports
  • Strong numerical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability competently manage conflicting priorities
  • Intermediate computer literacy skills, including use of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Professional standard written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to proactively problem solve and troubleshoot
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and and also autonomously


Aside from a convenient office location with plentiful 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 a generous discount on our award winning homes as well as all the great things that go in them, discounted health insurance, a free employee well-being program, Simonds "Reward Days", subsidized training with our RTO 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! Apply online today with your CV and cover letter.

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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