Senior Estimator – Electrical

Zoom Recruitment are proud to be partnering with a leading national Australian provider of integrated services which sees them designing, building and sustainig assets, infrastructure and facilities.  With over 300 current sites in operation, they are recognised as being at the forefront of their industry by employing the best people and having the courage to challenge the status quo.

The Opportunity

Currently an opportunity exists for a Senior Estimator – Electrical who will supervise and participate in the development, preparation, submission and negotiation of tenders, proposals, expressions of interest & pre-qualifications in line with the company policies, procedures and values.
This position is based in the Sydney’s North Ryde office and reports to the Estimating Manager

Key Responsibilities:


  • Knowledge of all tendering procedures and specifications applicable to  the organisation and the ability to compile and meet with tender specifications and legal requirements
  • Able to provide expert advice on the evaluation of tenders received
  • Able to process tendering obligations and requirements which will be to the advantage of the business
  • Ensuring deadlines and commitments are met
  • Provide estimating support to projects and other regional departments
  • Preparation of tenders including take-offs, subcontractor enquiries & packages, contract reviews and evaluations and client correspondence.


  • Ensure that all competitive prices, new techniques and cost trends are monitored
  • Establish process’s which ensure costs for estimates are based on realistic timing and cost structures
  • Manage the delivery of tenders and ensure all estimates have approval prior to submission
  • Ensure the proactive and timely management of resources allocated to tender submissions to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Knowledge of various technical trades and the ability to manage multiple disciplined business processes
  • Commit to the Company’s values and behaviours
  • Read and understand tender commercial conditions through consultation with commercial support services
  • Read and understand the tender scope of work and seek clarification where required
  • Prepare work method statements (or construction methodologies) consistent firstly with our proposal and secondly with the client’s criteria. (Don’t make promises we can’t keep)
  • Demonstrate initiative and continually seek ways that provide the company with a competitive edge and our client’s value for money
  • Continue to expand the company’s subcontractor and supplier base and promote healthy relationships with them

Key Criteria:

  • Electrical Trade Qualifications & background
  • Minimum 15 years industry related estimating experience
  • Strong knowledge of estimating principals
  • Strong commercial market knowledge with respect to competitors and best practices with
  • Supervisory experience within an office or industrial environment
  • Strong computer literacy including MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Well organised with ability to self-manage own time and priorities
  • Possess a friendly team orientated approach
  • Ability to establish and develop excellent working relationships
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to deliver high-quality results

On Offer

  • Highly competitive remuneration commensurate with your experience and qualifications
  • Opportunity to work with a leading national integrated service provider
  • Scope for further permanency for the right person

If you possess the required skills and experience and would like the opportunity to make an impact with this leading company, please Apply Now by following the prompts below.
For further information please call Adam Galloway on 02 8834 1500
Only Australian Residents will be considered for the position

  • Leading integrated services provider
  • Permanent full-time position
  • North Ryde location

Reference Number:



Building & Construction,Estimating

26th Aug, 2022



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