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: 494055
Work type: Full time
Location: M St Kilda Road
Categories: Estimating

ABOUT US

Throughout our history, Simonds Homes, as part of the Simonds Group, 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.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Seeking a full time, Sales Estimator to join our Research and Development team. This key role will ensure accurate and timely preparation of Sales Estimating activities for our residential home builds. Reporting to the National Operations Manager – Research and Development, some key accountabilities of this role include:

  • Prepare and document accurate cost estimates for tenders, variations, and re-tenders
  • Calculate fixed site costs and quantities, maintaining inventories for standard options
  • Liaising with and managing enquiries from internal and external stakeholders such as Sales, Gallery, Operations and Suppliers, Trades and Construction
  • Provide accurate pricing for contracts and variations including appropriate margin considerations
  • Interpret civil and structural engineering plans to derive accurate site costs
  • Provide 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

WHAT YOU WILL OFFER

Ideally, we are looking for someone who has:

  • Previous estimating experience within the residential building and construction industry (preferred)
  • Tertiary/TAFE qualification in Building and Construction
  • Current working knowledge of the Residential Building Code and Australian Standards (BCA) / (NCC)
  • Analytical skills and competency reading architectural plans, engineering and soil reports
  • Strong numerical skills, high attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Exceptional communicator with a strong customer focus
  • Ability to proactively problem solve and troubleshoot

WHAT WE WILL OFFER

Aside from a great opportunity to work for one of Australia's top residential builders, as an established and growing national business Simonds can offer you:

  • A variety of career opportunities and subsidised training through our very own, Builders Academy Australia (BAA)
  • 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
  • Access to our employee well-being program, Simonds ‘Reward Days’ and discounted health insurance
  • A supportive, safe and friendly workplace culture.

If this sounds like your next opportunity, we'd love to hear from you as soon as possible! Click APPLY today! Due to the volume of applications we receive only successful applicants will be contacted - thank you for your understanding.

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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