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Estimator / Contract Administrator

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About the Company

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with a family owned construction and development company operating in South Australia, Western Australia and Victoria. Our client provides quality construction and building services in commercial and residential areas.

About the Role

Our client is currently seeking a Junior Estimator/Contract Administrator to join the team based in Adelaide inner city. This position will be reporting to the Operations Manager and working directly with the Site Supervisor. You will hold the responsibility for the Administration and Estimation of all stages of projects, as well as liaising with architects, engineers, site managers and clients. This role offers a great opportunity to be a key part of an existing team.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Liaise with clients, construction teams and architects/engineers
* Read and interpret drawings
* Preparing list of drawings and subcontractors for pricing
* Preparing take-offs for tender
* Respond to queries from suppliers and subcontractors
* Collate prices received and check of all items quoted
* Tender submission preparation and price breakdowns
* Discuss scope of works with suppliers/subcontractors and assist Project Managers in negotiations of price for cost effective outcomes
* Prepare Purchase Orders and Subcontract Agreements
* Assist in the development and administering of budgets
* Prepare progress claims and variations
* Organise and attend site meetings as required ??? including minute taking, preparation and distribution
* Liaise and working closely with Site Supervisors
* Approve and process suppliers and subcontractor progress payments
* Assist in the preparation of cost reports
* Assist in updating key stakeholders in the projects progress
* Assisting Site Managers with formulating and implementing completion lists
* Co-ordinate access and security procedures

Skills and Experience
* Experience within a similar role within the construction industry
* Ability to interpret and read drawings
* High level of Computer Skills
* Proactive and excellent time management skills
* Strong focus on safety
* Current Drivers Licence and own transport

Why work for WorkPac
Looking after our employees is important to us. Our WorkPlus Employee Benefits program offers benefits across health, private insurance, financial services, travel and more.
We have a team of dedicated recruiters, most of which have in field knowledge of the industry, who make continuous contact to ensure you are happy with not only WorkPac's service but our clients. We are committed to ensuring you are happy and safe, you are our most valuable asset!
WorkPac have over 45 offices throughout Australia, this means you have the flexibility to work anywhere in Australia with us. As WorkPac has such a large footprint, we know our local areas and are always helping our local community.

How to Apply
Click on the Apply button or for more information please contact:
Vanessa Thomas
07 3715 2001

Job title: Estimator / Contract Administrator
Contract type: Casual
Location: Adelaide
Industry: Estimating Construction and Architecture
Job expiry: 2021-06-04
Reference: 7004J202186596