Lead Project / Estimating Manager

Posted 14 June 2024
Salary$140K-$150K + Vehicle & Super
DisciplineFM & Building Services

Job description

Trade or Tertiary qualified in Construction (ideally a Lic. Builder), along with 8+ years Building Repairs, Upgrades and Project Management experience within Commercial Offices, Aged Care, Schools, Leisure, Universities, and State / Local Government premises.

Why Apply

This growing West Australian organisation operates within the Facilities Management and Built Environment sector. Supporting a growth program, due to increased client demand this firm operates across the Education, Commercial Office, Government, Leisure and Light Industrial sectors.

Base Criteria

Ideally degree qualified in Construction, Project Management or Quantity Surveying along with a strong understanding of Facilities Management Minor Works and small Construction Capex Projects up to $4M. You will be able to Price-up and Estimate Works, Support RFQ’s and also undertake Project Management / Delivery.

Outline Duties

Estimating / Pricing-up of projects (to $3M), thereafter support and manage the efficient and effective delivery of day-to-day minor works or refurbishment projects as well as Capex projects across a diverse Local / State Government, Education and Commercial Office portfolio; providing key leadership and direction to direct trades and sub-contractors.

You will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of multiple concurrent building upgrades, presentation works, repairs, and minor projects (average values of $30K to $500K each) with Capex to $3M across a diverse portfolio in accordance with the Building Code of Australia, Statutory Compliance and Industry Best Practice.

Skills and Attributes 

Over 12 years industry experience, you will have gained at least 3 years Estimating / Pricing-up and 5+ years Project Management experience within an organisation delivering Small Commercial Construction / Fit-outs or Facilities Management Minor and Capital Works to a mix of multi-site premises.
  • Strong Project Estimating and Pricing skills
  • You will have excellent senior-level Project Management skills, able to undertake site walk-rounds and identify scope of works, create project timescales and costings along with justification for self-delivery versus sub-contracting.
  • You will be able to read and interpret Architectural Drawings and advise on any alterations required.
  • Technically capable, responsible for leading relationships with contractors undertaking project works – negotiating and justifying any variations, delivering to project timeframes and advising stakeholders of potential delays.
  • An excellent communicator, with strong English language skills, you will provide clear and concise instructions, management and direction to direct trades and sub-contractors; while liaising internally at Director level.
  • Engaging personality and strong presentation skills
  • Collating Project Data (finance, timeframe, variations, challenges, LTIs) and Reporting to all stakeholders.
  • Ensure the quality of projects and meeting completion / handover timescales.

For further information, please contact members of our Building Services Engineering / Hard FM team running this role on T: (08) 6316 3200

  • Stuart McKenzie, Sector Lead
  • Shannon Walsh, APAC Consultant
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