Job Details

Senior Civil Estimator to $275k p.a

  • QLD - Brisbane
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • $200k - $250k + Super

About our Client
As a well-established national tier 2 civil contractor, our client has developed a strong portfolio of clients across the government and private sector clients, particularly in the Australian mining industry which has seen them deliver large containment cell projects up to $100M.

With the business going from strength to strength, our client is seeking to employ a dynamic and motivated Senior Civil Estimator/ National Civil Estimator  for the business with the ability to work autonomously and be the primary estimator for bids nationally, supported by the management and administration team in the Brisbane office.
About the Opportunity
You will have civil construction background, with strong knowledge and experience in bulk earthworks, dams and ponds within the mining sector.

You should also have a desire to be the leading national estimator responsible for reading and understanding scopes, building a programme, pricing, tender presentation, and reviews. You will be the primary estimator for tenders nationally, and have the ability and responsibility of visiting project sites with the project manager to qualify and benchmark tenders.
Skills and attributes required in this role include;
  • Tertiary Qualifications (Engineering Preferred)
  • Minimum of 15 years of industry experience, preferably project management background
  • Will have strong experience in pricing bulk earthworks, dams and ponds on mine sites over $50m in value
  • Understanding of geosynthetic linings advantageous
  • Proficiency in Expert Estimator software, or similar
  • Analytical mind and ability to question tender documents and specifications to ensure integrity of estimates are upheld.
  • Clear and confident communication skills as you will be liaising with internal and external stakeholders, and possess the ability to present and rationalise your bids in review meetings.
  About You
Aside from the attributes above, we are seeking a well-rounded personality who has the capability to deal confidently with clients directly at times, build solid relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and have a proactive attitude befitting the nature of this senior role.

This is a business-critical role, and our client has indicated that subject to experience, they expect the salary range to be between $200,000 - $250,000 + Super.

For more information
For a confidential discussion over your suitability to this position, please contact Mike Gray on 0415 544 175 or email

All inquiries and applications will be treated in strict confidence.
About Infracon Australia
We are a Perth-based specialist engineering and construction recruitment business, providing professional placements to civil and building contractors to help drive the growth across the infrastructure, resources and construction sectors Australia-wide.