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Senior Estimator - Civil Infrastructure and Open Space Services

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Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne - CBD & Inner Suburbs
Categories: Engineering, Construction

Senior Estimator - Civil Infrastructure and Open Space

When you join Citywide you can expect:

  • Excellent base salary of $115,000 - $130,000 (depending on experience).
  • 10% Superannuation and other benefits.
  • Opportunity to elevate your estimating and management skills.
  • Having a say in the organisation’s growth aspirations and how strategies and process are developed and implemented. 
  • Be part of the company that makes a positive impact in the community.

In this position you will balance your time between multi-year maintenance contracting models, project tendering, contracting, and contributing to the development and management of a next generation contract and risk management framework.

Primary responsibilities may include but not limited to:

  • Support major bids and pursuits from a commercial and risk management perspective
  • Contribute to market intelligence and identification of opportunities
  • Contribute to the development of a risk and contract management framework for tendering
  • Mentor and train estimators across the business
  • Prepare fully detailed estimates including engaging with clients and the market for major projects and participation in effective tender preparation for long-term maintenance contracts
  • Assist Business Unit Managers to analyse tender opportunities and achieve budgeted revenue and profit
  • Conduct reviews of completed projects/tenders and provide feedback learnings to improve estimating models and competitiveness
  • Debrief of unsuccessful projects to improve process and identify Citywide areas not compatible with client expectations in selection criteria such as price, contract inclusions or requests for amendments.
  • Demonstrate understanding on scope and limitations, inclusions, exclusions and limitations of all quotations and rates received for inclusion in tender costing combined with understanding of requirements for all works/projects priced
  • Adhere and enforce business’ governance and other practices


Essential Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience estimating major infrastructure works
  • Ability to build trust with all relevant stakeholders
  • Ability to demonstrate effective and clear communication skills 
  • Great understanding and knowledge of requirements on standard and standard drawings


Citywide is an equal opportunities employer, we invite applications from all backgrounds.

For more information about Citywide we invite you to visit our website at


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Alternatively, please send your CV and cover letter detailing how your experience fits our requirement through our website

You can also email Catherine directly with your resume and cover letter on or call +61 3 9257 5426 to apply today.


Please note:

A full drivers licence and good driving record is essential. Reference checks, driver demerit check, police check and medical, including drug and alcohol testing are all pre-employment requirements for Citywide.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies. No (search) fee will be paid in the event we hire a candidate whose resume is submitted by an employment agency to any of our employees without a valid written recruitment agreement. Such resumes shall be deemed the sole property of Citywide.

*Only successful applications will be contacted.*

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