Estimator - Cook St

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:PlaceMakers
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:PMK AD/19066
  • Closing Date:19 Mar 2021


Help us build New Zealand! PlaceMakers is New Zealand’s leading and largest supplier of building materials to New Zealand’s commercial and residential construction markets. We employ more than 2,400 people in over 60 locations across the country and stock more than 100,000 product lines from concrete to paint and plasterboard. 

The Role:
PlaceMakers Cook Street are looking for an estimator to join our dynamic team. Reporting to the Hub Quotations Manager, you will be responsible for producing take-offs and schedules.  You will be working on a range of projects, liaising regularly with our account managers, subcontractors, suppliers 
and trade customers consulting on plans and quotes.  

About you:
To be successful in this role, you will be computer literate and have good mathematical ability alongside a positive approach in finding creative and forward-thinking yet practical solutions.  A good understanding of key aspects of building contracts and projects is an added advantage as well as all of the following -

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Relevant qualification 
  • Sound knowledge of building practices and laws
  • Exposure to estimating/quotations
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines
  • Customer focused with strong relationship building skills 

What’s on offer?
This role will be challenging but an equally fantastic foot-in-the-door opportunity, working for one of our largest branches in the country. This is an exciting time to come on our journey as we grow our people and business. You will be joining one of New Zealand’s leading brands offering a competitive salary package, free parking, flexible hours, genuine opportunities for career development and a range of benefits that come with being part of PlaceMakers and the wider Fletcher Building Group.

Next steps:
If you have a passion for detail with excellent communication skills and a willingness to exceed all expectations, then we want to hear from you! 

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Please note - A pre-employment medical, including a drug test will be required as well as being fully eligible to work in NZ indefinitely.