Quantity Surveyor / Estimator - 2 roles available
Hastings & Hamilton
Team Turfrey is recruiting two roles - an Estimator/QS based in our Hamilton office and another based in our Hastings office. Join our work family and find out what it's like to really love what you do. We are seeking two highly motivated, effective and experienced Construction Estimators/Quantity Surveyors. However, if you are not so experienced or just recently graduated, we would still love to talk to you so read on ....
Turfrey is a NZ owned and operated family business and we pride ourselves on employing the best people in the construction industry. We work hard at looking after our employees and aim to keep delivering quality work and ‘top notch’ customer service to our loyal customers and new clients. Currently employing over 230 full-time employees within the North Island; Turfrey provides a range of specialised trade services to clients large and small, including Plumbing, Gasfitting, Roofing, Heating, Drainage & Seismic & Expansion Joints.
This key role in our business involves the quantifying, tendering and negotiation of Commercial Plumbing, Roofing and Seismic Joint works across the North Island and further afield as we continue to grow. Come and join our highly motivated, professional team, and in return you will get:
* training and development with the opportunity to progress as our business continues to grow;
*an inclusive and vibrant company culture within an established and successful business;
*your effort and commitment are rewarded, where fresh ideas are encouraged and *welcomed and where we empower our team to make decisions;
*the opportunity to effect positive change in our systems and processes;
*have your successes celebrated; and
*the ability to have autonomy over your tasks and responsibilities whilst working within a high performing team being empowered to bring in new clients, as well as strengthen existing relationships.
*this role reports directly to the General Manager and works within our existing Estimating Team.
*you will be in charge of working out and estimating all costs relating to the tendering or negotiation of roofing and plumbing projects, from the initial takeoffs, calculations, sourcing materials pricing and rates to the final figures and discussions with the client. Successfully bidding and securing projects then ensures our continual flow of work across our regions and trades in which we employ over 230 full-time people.
*we are looking for an estimating superstar who has:
*experience pricing, tendering and bidding for work in the construction industry, ideally plumbing and roofing and in the commercial sector;
*the ability to read and interpret plans in your sleep and think outside the box;
*confident and effective communication and relationship building skills to work alongside and with the client in order to add value and create win win outcomes.
*thorough approach to work, ensuring that variation works are identified and costed in a timely manner;
*a working technical knowledge of New Zealand building regulations and Health & Safety at Work Act;
*sharp at number crunching, measuring, calculating margins, ensuring all pricing is competitive and payment claims are completed with accuracy;
*develop and grow relationships with external stakeholders/clients that are sustainable over the long term;
*meticulous attention to detail;
*excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to work autonomously and to key deadlines;
*confidence with technology, with strong competency in Excel being essential (experience with simPRO would be advantageous);
*the ability to build constructive relationships with a wide range of people; and
*adaptability and an openness to change.
A tertiary qualification in construction or Quantity Surveying would be advantageous but not mandatory.
Please apply with a covering letter and your CV, or call Alison Donovan for a confidential chat if you want to know more.
P 022 172 2122
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