Senior Estimator

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:FCH/29945
  • Closing Date:23 Dec 2022


Our Higgins National Estimating Division are looking for a Senior Estimator to join the Green Team. You will be predominately working on large tenders valued over $30 million for Higgins and our Major Projects division. 

Reporting to the Estimating Manager, you will be joining a medium sized team of experienced Estimators. Our regions have 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!  

Come join the green team: 
• Competitive Salary 
• There is flexibility on location for this role as we have branches across the county
• Senior position where you can continue to grow you career
• Join a supportive team that treat each other like Whānau
• Ongoing training and development to help you reach your career goals
• Career development – opportunities to grow your career at Higgins and the wider Fletcher Building group of businesses
• Access to Fletchers Building Benefits Programme, including: 
• A brand-new market-leading parental leave policy to ensure employees are well supported throughout one of life’s most significant events.
• FB employee share scheme, educational and welfare funds
• A significant portfolio of retail benefits across major NZ businesses such as ANZ, Z energy, PlaceMakers, Mico and Samsung. 

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Proven experience working on Road Construction and Road maintenance projects/tenders 
• 10+ years industry experience 
• Experience working on large tenders/bids advantageous
• Open to supporting the wider business on smaller tender bids when required  
• 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

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. We offer a great working environment, competitive hourly rate, subsidised medical insurance and subsidised education and training for you and your dependants.

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 – you’ll need to be fit for work!
Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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