Senior Sales Estimating Technician - KDRB - Home Building Company

Posted 04 June 2024
Salary$115k-$125k + Super
DisciplineConstruction, Engineering & Rail

Job description

The Company:

Our client is an award-winning and highly established home-building company in Melbourne's South East and due to continued growth into 2024 are now looking to hire an experienced Knockdown-Rebuild Senior Sales Estimator to join their busy estimating team in Melbourne's South-Eastern suburbs.

The Role:

The Senior Sales Estimating Technician is responsible for facilitating the progression of leads through to the pre-site phase.

Reporting directly to the Estimating Manager, the role is accountable for the assessment, identification and resolution of job particulars, and the resulting creation of sales quotations for presentation back to the client.

The Senior Sales Estimating Technician will also conduct analysis and pinpoint all regulatory and logistical items to ensure workflow expectations and triggers are set correctly once jobs transition to the pre-site function.
The position will be required to drive the Sales input through to effective release into subsequent workflow functions with identified job-specific constraints.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

Facilitation of Sales Conversion
Complete technical reviews of sales paperwork and inputs to ensure progression from the Sales phase through to the Pre-site phase.
Carry out analysis and provide recommendation, direction, and resolution in terms of structure, services and logistical constraints related to job particulars and requested customisation.

Identification of Planning and Regulatory impacts
Asses, recognise and communicate relevant regulatory, authority and planning constraints, including but not limited to, those particular to Brownfield and KDR jobs such as planning overlays, traffic management, service issues and those particular to Greenfield sites including developer guidelines, relevant MCP conditions and the like.

Preparation of Estimates & Quotes
Produce sales estimates to reflect the customer’s requirements incorporating compliant siting solutions and resulting site costs, standard options and non-standard variations.

Quality of Output
Ensure that the resulting output and documentation standards are correlative to the company’s detailing, construction and procurement methodology and procedures while maintaining fast and accurate execution.

Staff Training
Participate and contribute to the technical support and training of fellow staff members, including but not limited to, the Sales and Pre-Site teams.

Education, Problem Solving & Interaction
Actively pursue and maintain professional and technical knowledge about regulatory and planning frameworks, supplier products and company processes. Including the ability to act as a conduit between separate building functions such as Sales and Pre-Site.

Role Requirements:

Communication: The ability to communicate effectively, clearly, and concisely with a varying communication style depending upon the audience.

Teamwork: Attend and participate in team/company activities, meetings, and day-to-day work activities, demonstrating respect and consideration for individuals, their differences, experiences, and expertise.

Collaboration: willingness to assist and support others as required and get on with team members.

Attention to detail: excellent attention to detail, precision and clarity when executing role in general and communicating with others, both
internally and externally.

Time management/organisation: accomplish objectives effectively within time frame given.

Previous Experience:

-Demonstrated experience as a Sales Estimator in a similar role.
-Prior experience working with Knockdown-Rebuild projects.
-A grounded understanding of residential construction, building regulation and planning framework is required.
-Prior experience with compliance and conducting desktop assessments
-Experience with Microsoft Excel

The key benefits for you:
  • Market-leading and highly competitive salary package on offer (based on experience)
  • Working within a very supportive and collaborative team environment 
  • An excellent company culture that promotes teamwork and collaboration
  • Genuine career progression opportunities and growth
  • Highly established and stable company
How to Apply?

Via the Seek Website: Submit your updated resume using the 'Apply for this job' button at the top of this page and continue to follow the on-screen instructions. 

Via Smartphone/Seek App: Submit your updated resume using the "Quick Apply" button at the bottom of your telephone screen and follow the on-screen instructions. 

For any enquiries please feel free to call: 0451 223 086 or text with reference number 'SEKDRB' alongside your full name, current company, and number of years of site supervisory experience. 

All applications will be kept in the strictest confidence and will not be forwarded as an application to our client without your prior approval first. 

To be considered for this full-time position, you MUST be eligible to work in Australia with no work restrictions.

Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.