Civil Estimator

Last updated 26 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

Based in Hobart

ASX Listed

Career Development Opportunity

VEC is a dynamic single source Tasmanian-based contractor recognised as a leader. We specialise in road and rail works, civil construction, bridge design and construction, water infrastructure and steel fabrication services.

Due to internal promotion, we have an opportunity for an Estimator to join our high performing business. This role will provide an opportunity to manage multiple tenders and further develop your long-term career with a business experiencing on-going growth.

Reporting to the Pre-Contracts Manager you will work within a collaborative and supportive team environment. This role would be suited to candidates with -5 years’ industry exposure across Civil Construction.


Ideally, you will possess tertiary qualifications in an engineering discipline or equivalent knowledge from a civil/structural background with demonstrated experience in tendering and estimating civil contracting work.

  • Sound computer literacy – estimation software; Candy or Expert is preferable
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to price jobs accurately
  • Demonstrated aptitude in proactively building strong relationships with key stakeholders, particularly with key suppliers and subcontractors
  • Proven ability to negotiate and influence business solutions.
  • Strong safety focus - actively participate in and support Downer Zero Harm initiatives and strategies


A strong commitment to Zero Harm environment for all our employees and visitors

Highly supportive, team-orientated organisation

Competitive remuneration with on-going training and support

Career opportunity for working with an ASX listed company

To apply, please click on "Apply" below and submit your resume. For more information about this position contact Paul Dossis – National Recruitment Manager – 0417 076 352 or quoting reference #572839. Please note emailed applications will NOT be accepted.


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