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: 494362
Work type: Full Time
Location: M South Morang
Categories: Estimating


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.


Seeking a full time, Production Estimator. This key role will produce accurate construction budgets and orders that are clearly documented for use by the construction team, suppliers, and contractors within budgeted time frames. Reporting to the Estimating Team Leader some key accountabilities of this role include:

  • Provide accurate estimates of jobs including variations
  • Obtain relevant quotes and pricing (non-standard)
  • Offer technical support to team members
  • 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


Ideally, we are looking for someone who has:

  • 2+ years’ experience as a Production Estimator within Residential Construction, preferably with a ‘volume builder’
  • Knowledge of Residential Building Code and Australian Standards
  • A sound understanding and knowledge of the construction process and residential building products
  • Strong analytical skills and the capability to interpret technical drawings, including manual take-offs
  • A tertiary/TAFE building qualification in estimating (desirable, not essential)
  • Exposure to Timberline Estimating, Framework & WMS software packages
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly organised with experience working towards both team and individual targets and KPIs


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! Apply online today with your CV and cover letter.  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.

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