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Estimating Engineer

Watpac Limited

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 18/09/2017

Job Category:

Construction, Architecture & Interiors / Estimating / Cost Planning

Job description:

Estimating Engineer

Apply now Job no: 495631
Work type: Full time
Location: Perth Metro
Categories: Civil & Mining

  • Opportunity to work on a wide range of challenging and rewarding projects.
  • Long term career opportunity with an award-winning national contractor.
  • Competitive salary package on offer

Reporting to the Chief Estimator, you will be part of the estimating team based in our Nedlands office where you will provide support for the preparation of estimates for project proposals and tenders.

About you

  • You have the ability to apply principles of logical thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems
  • Your actions and decisions are consistent with Watpac's values of Commitment, One Team, Inspiration, Innovation and Candour
  • You are a team player with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • You enjoy working in a close knit team environment and have a strong work ethic

What it takes

  • Engineering qualification coupled with several years’ experience in a relevant position
  • Previous civil projects site experience
  • An understanding of contract/tender documentation (i.e. interpretation of drawings, specifications, bills of quantities)
  • Excellent technical writing skills for the preparation of method statements
  • Ability to take off quantities when required
  • Knowledge of civil projects’ order of activities
  • Well versed in the use of Microsoft Project, Excel and Word (Exposure to Expert Estimation software will be highly regarded)
  • Ability to compile supplier and subcontract packages
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong work ethic

About Watpac

As a Watpac employee, you will be part of one of Australia’s leading construction and civil and mining contracting businesses. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange since 1985, we are a strong, experienced company with a solid reputation for delivering safe and quality projects across the country. Operating as one team, you will be joining over 1,000 dedicated and innovative Watpac employees who each have an unwavering commitment to our values, and to the safety and wellbeing of each other, our contractors and communities.

Our Civil & Mining team specialise in the project management and delivery of contract mining, drill & blast and material processing services along with civil infrastructure including dams, roads, pipelines, bridges, bulk earthworks and mine site infrastructure. Our ability to efficiently mobilise and operate effectively in some of the country's most logistically complex and remote locations is second to none.

Our Benefits

  • Health and wellbeing, technology, financial, leisure and home improvement discounts.
  • Access to a Healthy Foundations and Employee Assistance Program.
  • Parental Leave Program.
  • Young Professionals Program.

This is your opportunity to build a challenging and exciting career path with an industry leader. We attribute our successes to our innovative, driven and diverse team and offer a competitive remuneration package with flexible, supportive benefits and development programs.

*** Agency applications will not be accepted.

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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