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Make a significant contribution to our future success. Be a key part of the bidding and tender preparation processes as our Estimator for the Wellington Region.

Wellington has a big pipeline of future work and Higgins are actively working to secure its share – it’s a great time to be joining the team!  
What you’ll be doing:
Manage the full tender process including preparation, review and delivery of tenders and                  quotes
Lead and manage one direct report
Pricing of variations
Attribute writing and detailed bid submission 
Measurements, take-offs and estimates for a range of civil construction projects
Risk prediction, assessment, and valuation
Work with clients/customers to ensure they understand our Bids and resolve concerns or                 issues 
What you’ll bring:
Proven tendering experience, preferably within roading / civil infrastructure construction
A result focused, commercially astute outlook and a practical approach to problem solving  
Ability to handle a diverse workload along, whilst finding creative and forward-thinking                      solutions
Estimating and / or Quantity Surveying experience - technical qualifications preferred
Proficient with CCS Candy or Benchmark, Microsoft Projects
Sound Contractual Knowledge especially NZS 3910:2013
The benefits:
Competitive salary + vehicle 
Ongoing training and development to help you reach your career goals
Opportunity for continued career progression as the branch grow
Access to Fletchers Benefits Programme, eg discounted health insurance, family scholarship          & share scheme along with multi-business discounts to enjoy

Higgins is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. We are on a dynamic growth path with people at the heart of what we do every day. 
Higgins is committed to a drug-free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing along with a health check. Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Apply online today to join the Green Team!
Building better roads for safer journeys – He pai ake te hanga o ngā rori, kia haumaru ai ngā haerenga

We welcome your individuality. We are enriched by so many nationalities, languages, religions, customs, and lifestyles. We are proud of our diversity and see it as one of the things that make us stronger.