Estimator (FIFO)

Estimator (FIFO)

Job Title: Estimator (FIFO)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Regional QLD
Salary: $40-45 p/h plus super
Start Date: January 2020
Reference: 3081680
Contact Name: Lucia Schefermann
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 13, 2020 16:46

Job Description

Public Sector People (PSP) are currently looking to speak to a Estimator (Housing) who is interested in to joining a Local Government on a temporary FIFO basis.
  • Temporary Assignment - 3 Months- FIFO
  • Pay Rate of $40-45 p/h plus super
  • Opportunity to impact a remote council and community
Key Objective of this role is all estimating of works encompassed within the Housing division of the Council. The estimators work varies from small maintenance works, minor and major renovation through to new builds of Housing, Additions, Community and Special Projects.

General Requirements Include:
  • Clear documentation, collation, accuracy and distribution of all works and projects is a necessity to ensure a smooth process is achieved from request to completion.
  • Prepares work to be estimated by gathering site measures, proposals, drawings, documentation,specifications, and related documents.
  • Identifies labour, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, drawings, documentation, specifications, site/island specific conditions and related documents.
  • Estimates costs by analysing labour, material, site/island specific conditions and time requirements.
  • Resolves discrepancies by collecting and analysing information
  • Presents prepared estimates and special reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintains cost data base and maintains technical knowledge
  • Sources suppliers, installers and contractors, quotes and time frames
  • Identifies and communicates to Managers price variations and expected overspend/under spend
  • Liaises with suppliers and freight companies to order, track and expedite supply of materials to the remote location
Essential Criteria:
  • QLD Drivers licence – C Class open
  • Undertake a new Criminal history check at commencement of employment 
  • At commencement of Employment hold a current Working with Children Clearance ( Blue Card)
  • Be an Australian Resident or provide the current, relevant Visa to work in Australia
  • Experience working for remote, local councils would be highly regarded
Does this sound like you? Click apply!
Previous experience in remote indigenous communities would be advantageous. Get in touch for more information! 

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other positions within Local Government, please contact Lucia Schefermann on (03) 8535 3111

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