Cost Estimator | Infrastructure Projects
New Plymouth
4d ago
  • Support the planning & delivery of diverse infrastructure projects
  • Bring your ideas &experience to this new role in a forward-thinking Council
  • Enjoy the incredible Taranakicoastline & mountain environment
  • If you’relooking for greater variety and would enjoy the professional challenge andinterest that comes with a standalone Cost Estimator position, then thisposition could be a good fit.

    Particularly,if you enjoy the outdoors lifestyle that goes hand in hand with the Taranakienvironment of spectacular surf, coastline and mountain.

    You’ll bejoining New Plymouth District Council at a critical time with the approved long-term plan providing for considerable infrastructureinvestment.

    This is a newly createdposition within the Infrastructure Projects team so there is real opportunityto bring your ideas and experience and make a difference.

    The Challenge :

  • Work closely with Project Managers and provide commercial support at procurementand construction stages of infrastructure projects.
  • Includes contract documentation and tenderpricing schedules, tender review, monthly payment assessments, variation and compensationapprovals, cost assurance auditing, actual vs estimated cost analysis.

  • Lead the development of budget estimates for infrastructure projects atbusiness case and project planning stages.
  • Create, maintain, and utilise a cost database to deliver accurate,realistic cost estimates.
  • Work within and support advanced procurementpractices and NEC 4 form of contract.
  • Work closely with colleagues, consultants and contractors, and be anintegral member of cross-organisation project delivery teams.
  • Your Skills :

  • Tertiaryqualification in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or CivilEngineering.
  • 7+ years’ ofrelated experience including cost estimation / quantity surveying in the civilengineering, 3 waters or building sectors.
  • Excellentcommunication and collaboration skills.
  • A strong deliveryfocus with excellent judgement and a degree of comfort to make decisions underpressure and take a pragmatic approach.
  • At New Plymouth District Council, we know thathaving a fantastic culture is vital to serving our community and to creatingour vision to Build a Lifestyle Capital.

    Our values centre around working together, respecting each other, achievingwellness and making a difference. Thisincludes flexible work practices.

    If you’re new to New Plymouth and Taranaki,you’ll find life is easy here you can walk or cycle to work, houses areaffordable, we have an awesome coastline and mountain on our doorstep, plusplenty of cafes, restaurants, events.

    Click Apply or to find out more, contact FionaClarke on 027 688 8837. We encourage you to apply promptly as we willassess applications as they are received.

    NewPlymouth District Council has engaged Peak Recruitment to manage therecruitment of this position. Pleasedirect all enquiries and applications to Peak Recruitment.

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