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Apply Now angle-right Job no: 555730
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Wellington
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), Civil Engineering

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand’s infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

Our Transport Services team at Downer NZ have a newly created opportunity for an experienced Estimator to join our Wellington team based in Porirua.

Key responsibilities will include liaison with senior management on bid strategy, tender preparation and estimating, negotiation and handover, and evaluation and performance appraisal of subcontractors and suppliers – just to name a few!

We need an experienced individual who will add value to our high performing team by working across a range of civil infrastructure projects. Reporting to the Regional Manager , you will provide estimating and commercial support to compile quality tender submissions by bid deadlines, to a high quality. In this role you will provide insights and knowledge on the current market conditions including future opportunities  and maintain a strong understanding of our industry counterparts, and develop relationships with key supplier and subcontractor partners. You will contribute to the ongoing successful development of our Wellington business through maintaining and sustaining value add relationships with internal and external customers, providing forward thinking advice and solutions.

To be considered for this opportunity we are seeking applications from experienced Quantity Surveyors or Estimators, within civil construction and engineering, looking to progress their career with a strong, stable and progressive organisation. You will have proven ability in developing and complying tender submissions and detailed business reports through working collaboratively within cross functional team to achieve business outcomes.  Ideally, you will have a relevant qualification and be technology savvy in the use of estimating software and it will be essential that you can demonstrate a high level of written and verbal communication along with commercial acumen. Naturally to be successful within this role you will be driven to achieve great results and manage your time effectively to deliver to tight deadlines.

Downer tender for hundreds of millions of dollars of work each & every year. Subsequently you will be exposed to projects throughout the Lower north island region, many of which are of national significance and high profile.

Match your loyalty, excitement, and passion for civil engineering with ours and we will reward you with extremely competitive remuneration, extensive training and ongoing development, and genuine opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career within our organisation.

To apply, head to reference 555730

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.


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