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Posted: Oct 13



Built on a reputation of quality, Figurehead are an established Melbourne based construction company specialising across many sectors.  Our focused approach and passion for creating beautiful solutions is underpinned by our strong values and a dedication to forming and maintaining strong relationships.


Employee wellbeing and personal growth is of the utmost importance to us here at Figurehead and we offer a range of initiatives to ensure our employees are happy and our high performing teams are working at their peak.  Some of these include -


  • Fostering a culture built on mutual respect and teamwork
  • An innovative Leadership Program
  • Staff social events throughout the year
  • Staff meetings to share company strategy and information
  • Career pathing process as part of an annual development review
  • Annual employee Happiness survey
  • Project team celebrations
  • Innovation and sustainability initiatives
  • Opportunities to give back to the community through charitable initiatives


Reporting to our New Business Manager, we are currently seeking a commercial Estimator to join our team.


Key responsibilities of the role will include:


  • Assess design documentation
  • Assess the materials, labour and equipment required for a construction project
  • Tender subcontract works and assess quotations
  • Create drawing registers from initial documentation issued
  • Prepare Bill of Quantity
  • Calculate and compile cost estimates and tender sums
  • Prepare internal cost plan document
  • Conduct site visits as required


To be successful in the role, you will possess:


  • Minimum 3+ years industry experience
  • Experience with Education, Government or Council projects is essential
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Experience in the use of estimating software, ideally Cubit
  • Excellent time management skills and an ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work accurately with figures
  • Ability to price projects from estimating principles
  • Understanding of construction techniques
  • Full working rights in Australia

If you hold the above-mentioned skills and experience, we would welcome your application below. To protect your identity, your application will be kept strictly confidential. Please note: shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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