Senior Estimator Civil, – Lead the way!

Job title : Senior Estimator Civil, – Lead the way!
Location : Auckland
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Ralph Suckling or Hanna Puolanmaa
Job reference : HP71869

This position will strongly influence the direction of this successful Civil Contractor.The work you win will affect how the Co. is configured, teams are built, plant and machinery is deployed and procured.You’ll be making a big difference.No pressure!

About the Company:

People love working here because of the culture which is characterised by:

  • A flat structure

  • Open-door approachable management

  • Everyone on first-name terms

  • A massive reputation to uphold and build upon

Skills & Experience:

First prize here will be a candidate who is coming from an Intermediate to Senior Estimator role – maybe with a Tier 1 Contractor.You’ll be looking to leave behind big-corporate politics, endless reporting burdens, plus working under a hierarchy that disappears into the sky no matter how far up you look.

The Co. will also consider someone not quite so senior, but who brings strong estimating skills, knows how to win business and is looking to come into a role that has head-room.

Core skills will include:

  • Knowing where to find opportunities to quote & bid for quality Civil Construction work

  • Good knowledge of pricing and winning large-scale earthworks and transportation projects

  • Strong ability to conceptualise smart methodologies and approaches that outmanoeuvre competitors

  • An entrepreneurial approach and who can find and win work that will broaden out from the Co.’s traditional strength areas and expand the Company’s comfort zone

  • A personality that can open doors, break the ice and win new work

  • Contract Management expertise mostly in the 3910 environment

  • A bonus will include bringing relationships into the business with you


  • A top-line salary plus vehicle package here which could stretch to the very high $100ks

  • Work directly with the directors and strategise the future

  • Represent a much-admired name in the Civil Construction Contractors industry in Auckland and the Pacific Islands

  • A no-nonsense workday without endless burdensome report writing

  • Easy to access West-Auckland location

  • Family Friendly culture

For a completely confidential chat about this role, please call Ralph Suckling on 09 6018978 or Hanna Puolanmaa on 09 3597727, email citing Ref HP71869 or apply here online.