Location: Canberra Posted Date: February 14, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 7336J20202433 Careermine Job Id: 1834113
About the role

WorkPac Professional are currently recruiting for a experienced Estimator to join our clients Canberra team. the main focus of this role will be to provide detailed estimates and comprehensive scope of works, allowing for accurate repairs to buildings damaged by insurable events; throughout Canberra and regional NSW. The p osition is for an initial 6 month contract with an immediate start.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Attend sites & estimate for building re-instatement works
  • Interpret scope of works provided by consultants
  • Write scope of works documents when required
  • Work in conjunction with supervisors to achieve set budgets
  • Build new & leverage existing relationships with key insurance personnel within the industry
  • Liaise with clients & insurers
  • Coordinate access to properties with insured parties
  • Liaise with & engage sub-contractors during quotation stage
  • Ensure all work conforms to legislative & contractual OH requirements
  • Ensure all inspections, certificates & relevant documentation is signed off
  • Regular travel around Canberra & surrounding areas

Key Selection Criteria:
  • Previous estimating experience
  • Relevant building trade qualification, preferably in carpentry
  • Confident & professional phone manner
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build effective relationships & be empathetic to the needs of the client
  • Dispute resolution skills
  • Positive attitude & sound work ethic
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities
  • Familiarity with OHS practices, legislations & regulations
  • Familiarity with current market rates & trades
  • Current & valid motor vehicle licence
  • Prior experience in the insurance building industry advantageous, however not essential
  • White Card
  • Asbestos Card

About WorkPac:
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 some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Register or apply with us for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.

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.

If you would like to apply for the role, please follow the link or for a confidential discussion please contact the Principal Consultant: Donna Pershouse on Ph: 07 4980 4626.