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SHAPE Australia Pty Ltd - Brisbane City, QLD

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SHAPE QLD are looking for a Estimator to join the team for a 12 month maternity leave contract.

SHAPE Australia brings all types of spaces to life by delivering high-end fitouts, complex refurbishments and specialist construction projects with our expertise spanning across Commercial, Hospitality, Healthcare, Education and Retail. And we’ve been doing it for over 30 years for various clients across Australia.

The opportunity
We are looking for a qualified and experienced Estimator who is driven to win work. Although each day is different, you will be responsible for;

  • Thoroughly reviewing tender documents to develop and undertake accurate SOW, tender estimates, take-offs BOQ and Cost Plans.
  • Recommending and delivering bid strategies and value engineering options on tenders.
  • Reviewing & analysing subcontractor quotes and negotiate to obtain best prices.
  • Preparing tender submissions ensuring all components are included.
  • Preparing methodologies and programmes for submissions when required.
  • Providing subcontractor selections and recommendations to project teams.
  • Servicing and expanding SHAPE subcontractor base in a professional and ethical manner.

Please note: this is a 12-month maternity leave cover opportunity, with the potential for an extension.

About you

To become a SHAPIAN there are few skills you’ll need in your toolkit;

  • Training in a QS or construction firm; specific experience within fit-out and refurbishment is highly advantageous.
  • Exceptional communication verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and stay focused under pressure.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships.
  • Good negotiating skills coupled with a keen eye for detail.
  • Ability to resolve and handle conflict.
  • Flexibility, adaptability and being able to problem solve.
  • Competency across MS Office suite including Project; Buildsoft and CostX.

Life at SHAPE
When we ask SHAPIANs what makes SHAPE better, they always say ‘the people’ (and the snacks). SHAPE aspires to be ‘The place where everyone wants to work’ and that’s why our people work hard together, but also celebrate together, learn together, and support each other. While we’re a pretty close and relaxed bunch, we are focused on providing a superb customer experience. Some things you may not know about SHAPE are;

  • We develop our people with both technical and leadership skills.
  • Our leaders are measured by the culture they create.
  • Everyone gets an ‘Individual Flexibility Plan’ to support the demands of both their life and work.
  • Our Diversity and Reconciliation Action Plans are driven from the top down.
  • Our people have the opportunity to #giveback and get involved in various CSR initiatives.
  • We reward our people with free company shares and high performing teams with project bonuses.

Basically, if you can’t have a laugh at yourself then this is probably not the job for you.

Find out more
To find out more about us and to explore all other opportunities, check out our website on www.shape.com.au/careers

Note to agencies: We have preferred recruitment partners in place and therefore are unable to accept speculative enquiries.