WANTED: Junior Estimator

Ironmark are looking for a fresh Construction Estimator to work across a variety of fulfilling projects from Government Tenders to Tiny Homes: https://www.seek.com.au/job/55682905

Established in 2019 and based in Redfern, Ironmark deliver construction, building and associated services across a broad range of government, residential and commercial clients.

Working throughout NSW, Ironmark build with meticulous care and respect to the land. We understand that craftsmanship, detail and above all, passion are what bring a project to life. Social responsibility, service, safety, and sustainability are the pillars our company stands on.

We collaborate with our clients, suppliers, developers and government bodies to ensure each project’s success, whether we’re involved in a small part or managing the entire scope of works.

You'll be quoting and applying for job tenders weekly from our Redfern office. The ability to work autonomously with clear communication with team and client is vital and you'll be expected to manage your projects and time effectively. We work with trusted sub-contractors to manage large jobs outside of our internal team's carpentry skills.

Qualifications & experience

  • 2+ years experience with estimating in construction, ideally in the carpentry industry

  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Strong understanding of working with construction drawings

  • Proven ability in decision making and managing various tasks at the same time

  • Experience dealing with sub-contractors and clients

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • High attention to detail

  • Existing network of sub-contractors and suppliers a bonus

  • Use of CAD for drawings and renders a bonus

  • Work autonomously and report to team regularly

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Interpret architectural drawings, engineering plans and tender documentation

  • Preparing tender documentation and tender submissions in a timely manner. Follow up tender submission with the client.

  • Liaising with and managing internal and external inquiries to ensure accurate documentation of scope of works and estimation

  • Ensuring accurate estimates are completed on time and in accordance with the required technical standard

  • Sending out tender inquiries, assessing quotes and follow up of quotes from suppliers.

  • Negotiate and secure quotes from suppliers to ensure profitable tender submission

  • Work alongside carpentry division ensuring you have all the correct information for tenders submission

  • Build strong relationships with clients for repeat business leading to invitations to more tender projects

  • Form strong relationships with sub-contractors and suppliers to achieve best possible market pricing

  • Apply for work weekly on Bid Contender and Estimator One


  • Convenient location, close to public transport, parking and cafes

  • Laptop provided

APPLY HERE: https://www.seek.com.au/job/55682905