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Skout Solutions ABN: 40 614 706 526

Level 8/80 Pacific Hwy
North Sydney 2060, NSW, Australia

Phone: 02 9464 1000
Web Site: http://www.broadspectrum.com/

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Job Description:

Broadspectrum is an organisation with a global footprint that provides operations, maintenance and construction services in the Resources, Power, Transport, Defence, and Infrastructure industries. We pride ourselves on being a strong and successful, diverse and growing organisation, offering our employees a satisfying career, in a safe and supportive environment.

Based in the Illawarra, Broadspectrum’s ‘NSW Industrial’ business group provides a range of contract maintenance, shutdown, project and miscellaneous services work for a variety of clients including: BlueScope, South 32, Port Kembla Coal Terminal, Viva Energy and Vopak. Working within this business group an opportunity exists for an Estimator to join our team.
Our people are our strength. We’re looking for an individual who is passionate about safety and enthusiastically dedicated to their role, while thriving on team based success.


As an Estimator, you will be in charge of the end to end competitive tendering process, which includes:
•    Attending site inspections and tender meetings.
•    Establishing estimating bid plans and schedules. 
•    Reviewing tender documents and specifications. 
•    Gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications and related construction documentation.
•    Preparing carry out quantity and material take offs.
•    Preparing and obtaining third-party quotes (suppliers and sub-contractors), to evaluate. 
•    Developing work execution (methodology) and solutions. 
•    Building the estimate (time, costs, labour, materials and equipment).
•    Developing a proposed execution schedule using MS Project.
•    Identifying and participating in project risk review workshops.
•    Preparing, and coordinating the documentation that is required for internal approvals, prior to tender submission. 
•    Populating the returnable schedules.
•    Submitting conforming and/or non-conforming tenders within the defined timeframe.
•   Providing handover and debrief of estimate build-up to the project manager/engineer, workshop supervisor, workshop coordinator. 
•    Throughout the process, collaborating with the Project Services Team, to deliver a competitive tender. 


To be successful in this role the following qualification, licences, skills and experience is required:
•    Demonstrated commitment to health, safety and environmental standards (zero harm).
•    Tertiary or trade qualifications in mechanical, electrical or civil disciplines.
•    Thorough knowledge of estimation principles and practices.
•    NSW Drivers Licence.
•    White Card (or general construction induction card).
•    Effective organisational and time management skills, specifically the ability to deliver upon strict timeframes to meet deadlines.
•    Problem solving with solution-focussed outcomes.
•    Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills (verbal & written).
•    High level of computer literacy and relevant experience in in estimating software (e.g. Hard Dollar or similar)
If you are interested in this opportunity and believe you have the appropriate level of skills and experience, we would like to hear from you.  


We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and create a high-performance business.  Broadspectrum has an ongoing commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through our Elevated Reconciliation Action Plan.  
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

Position Reference Number: 109243 


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Port Kembla, NSW, Australia




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