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Senior Steel Fabrication Estimator

Job No: 107642
Location: Lae, PNG

  • Join the largest commercial construction operation in PNG!
  • Competitive remuneration package circa AUD $150,000 -$175,000 plus super!
  • Move to the stunning location of Lae with annual return airfares, 5 weeks annual leave, accommodation and relocation assistance!

About the Opportunity

Hornibrook NGI now has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Steel Fabrication Estimator to join their team based in Lae, Papua New Guinea on a full time, 3-year fixed term contract with opportunities to extend for the right candidate.

Reporting to the Fabrication Divisional Manager, you will be responsible for leading and assisting the fabrication team in contracts and estimation of small to large scale projects.  

Some of your day to day responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Preparing and presenting estimates and quotations for steel fabrication work;
  • Providing expert steel business advice to the Divisional Manager to support the profitability of the division;
  • Training and mentoring estimators within the team;
  • Preparing costings for structural steel designs and drawings; and
  • Conducting market research into steel fabrication practices, processes and pricing.

About You

To be successful in this position you will need to have extensive estimating experience working on small to large scale projects. You will also hold a Bachelor's Degree in Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering or Construction. Qualifications in project management or experience working within the Steel Fabrication industry would be held in high regard.

Hornibrook NGI is looking for people who have experience or a basic understanding of drafting software, specifically AutoCAD and Tekla. You will be adept at understanding and interpreting Structural and Mechanical drawings.

It is important that you exhibit excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills to ensure you are able to develop valuable business relationships with clients and locals.

Due to a more complex operating environment than those in a first world country, you will need to be highly organised and systematic with the ability to drive and motivate your team while fostering a positive team environment.

Please note: you will be provided with a vehicle for the duration of your contract and as such will need to hold a current manual drivers licence.

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work, you’ll receive an attractive remuneration package circa $150,000-$175,000 AUD (commensurate with qualifications and experience) plus super!

In addition, you'll have the opportunity to take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Relocation assistance;
  • Accommodation (inclusive of utilities);
  • Vehicle;
  • 5 weeks annual leave;
  • Return flights home each year; and
  • Health Insurance

Life in Papua New Guinea offers the expat Aussie an opportunity to see and experience cultural and historical events that aren't available anywhere else in the world. 

You can finally hike the Kokoda Trail, go fishing for exotic reef fish in the Solomon Sea or just take in the local sights and sounds at the annual Morobe show! Whatever you decide to do, you can be sure it's an adventure you'll not soon forget!

Take advantage of this rewarding opportunity to join the leader in commercial construction in Papua New Guinea - Apply Now!

About Hornibrook NGI

Hornibrook NGI was established in 1990 to combine the steel fabrication interests of Hornibrook Constructions and NGI Steel Ltd. The merger provided a good unification of talents, and retained the knowledge and experience that Hornibrook Constructions had built up since 1943 when they were first established in Papua New Guinea.  The company provides a wide range of building services throughout Papua New Guinea including steel fabrication, motor transport, building, bridging and labour & equipment hire services. 

Hornibrook's success can be measured in customer satisfaction and the cost-effectiveness of their products and services. It is due to a number of factors that differentiate them from their competitors, including such things as the provision of daily meals for all their people, free on-site medical services to maintain trades persons health and well-being, and a culture of continuous improvement.

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