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Estimator / Contract Administrator

Posted: Aug 24



Hale is raising the bar for custom building in Melbourne. Our mission is to make building easy, efficient and enjoyable. We do this by combining thoughtful design, personalised service and attention to detail at every stage.


When it comes to building, we believe the small details make all the difference. So, while we keep our processes simple, there’s nothing basic about our builds. Our homes and developments are built to the highest specifications, with premium quality materials, precise workmanship and luxurious finishes.


We don’t just build, we innovate. We imagine, design and deliver properties that perfectly fit your needs. No matter what type of property you’re building – residential and commercial – you can trust Hale to make the experience easy, efficient and enjoyable.


Hale have over 15 years experience building and developing.


As Estimator / CA, you will be an integral member of the team. You will direct, organise and control the various project activities to ensure that all necessary time frames are adhered to. This includes the initial tender and estimation, and follow the project through to end of contract work.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Preparation and administration of project estimates and tenders ensuring accuracy and timeliness of completion
  • Full take-offs, quotes for projects, sales costings and Bill of Quantities
  • Subcontractor management including: compiling scope of works, tender packages, negotiating contract prices and conditions, reviewing contractor quotes and preparing final contract documents
  • Assist with management of progress claims
  • Monitor project plans, budgets and expenditure
  • Compiling tender documents
  • Assist with Procurement and Ordering of materials

Why should you join us?

  • Great working conditions in a growing company
  • Flexible working arrangements and work life balance - We have a work environment that lets you work your best during business hours, and live your best life out of hours as well
  • Centrally located office located in Port MelbourneWe are walking distance to plenty of cafes and restaurants
  • Never be bored - work on a variety of projects with a boutique builder
  • The best job security - Permanent full time position. We have a steady flow of work, and aren't going anywhere
  • Join a company that genuinely looks after its peopleWe believe in a work environment with no egos and no politics. When you join us, you can expect to work with a team of down to earth and positive people.
  • Attractive salary package - subject to experience level

Skills & requirements;

  • Ideally 2 years experience either in the engineering field, estimating, quantity surveying or contract administration
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and work autonomously
  • Experience using Microsoft Project and Procore (preferred but not essential)
  • A tertiary degree in Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Construction Management will be viewed favorably


If you hold the above mentioned skills and experience we would welcome your application below or call 1300 314 125 for a private and confidential chat. To protect your identity, your application will be kept strictly confidential.


Please note: shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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