Civil Estimator - RCR Water - Perth

  • Perth
  • Permanent
  • Thu May 3 06:37:35 2018
  • 200009535

From our origins in 1898, RCR has grown to become one of Australia’s most diversified engineering and infrastructure companies, providing intelligent engineering solutions to the Infrastructure, Energy and Resources sectors. Through our in-house expertise we provide a comprehensive range of solutions for our customers.

The RCR team has over 3,400 people supporting major projects across our extensive network of operations in Australia, New Zealand and SE Asia.

Civil Estimator – RCR Water - Perth

Reporting to the Estimating Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Preparing Civil cost estimates & technical proposals for tender submissions within the scope of appropriate drawings, specifications, quantities and duration date
  • Review tender documentation issued by clients and derive a thorough understanding of client’s requirements
  • Attend Site visits when required to gain thorough knowledge of local conditions
  • Prepare a brief execution proposal to discuss with operations personnel and amend as necessary
  • Ensure that estimates are executed in accordance with the client’s specifications or design brief and the Company’s procedures
  • Actively participate in Tender Go/No Go reviews as required
  • Maintain currency with industry trends and new design and construction technology
  • Conduct site inspections and contract negotiations
  • Issue request for quotations for tenders
  • Compile tender estimates utilising first principle estimating techniques
  • Scheduling engineering, procurement and construction activities
  • Analyse and comment on proposed commercial terms of projects
  • Perform tender/project risk assessment to determine financial risk

To be considered for this role you will possess the following experience and personal qualities:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the water industry or similar with sound costing analytical skills.
  • Experience in estimating Civil Water Infrastructure, including pipelines, water & waste water pump stations and treatment plants
  • Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Proficient in planning, organising and working to time lines
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to respond to a changing work environment.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work unsupervised with customers coupled with excellent customer service and negotiation skills.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Current drivers’ license
  • Experience with Expert Estimator, WINEST or similar estimating tools is desired

RCR is a company built on integrity with an absolute commitment to safety, performance excellence and developing productive, sustainable, mutually beneficial partnerships with our employees, clients and the wider community.

Our Values:

  • Integrity in all aspects of our business while maintaining the highest professional standards;
  • Mutual respect of our employees, customers, shareholders, the community and other stakeholders;
  • Open and honest communication; and
  • Commitment to our goals

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