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Senior Estimator

Job No: 116559
Location: Papua New Guinea

  • Join the largest commercial construction operation in PNG!
  • Competitive remuneration package circa $160,000 - $180,000 AUD!
  • Move to a stunning location and enjoy 5 weeks annual leave, flights and free accommodation!

About the Opportunity

Hornibrook NGI now has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Estimator to join their team in Papua New Guinea on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Building Division Manager, you will be responsible for leading the Building Division Estimation Team in the preparation of quotes and tenders.  

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

  • Autonomously managing the tendering process for all major tender submissions;
  • Liaising with suppliers, subcontractors, and consultants for the preparation of quotes and tenders;
  • Managing, supervising and mentoring a small group of estimators within the team;
  • Developing estimates based on established ‘first principles' estimating system and protocol; and
  • Developing bills of quantities and materials list for procurement purposes, as required.

About You

To be successful in this position you will need to have extensive estimating experience, working on small to large scale projects. Whilst not essential, you will ideally also hold a Bachelor's Degree in Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction or similar.

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 colleagues.

You will have a strong understanding of 'first principals' estimating and be confident using a range of computer software, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel, with an understanding of Microsoft Project or CostX software highly regarded.

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 and dedication you will receive an attractive remuneration package circa $160,000 - $180,000 AUD, commensurate with your qualifications and experience.

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

  • Relocation Flights;
  • Accommodation;
  • A work/personal vehicle;
  • 5 weeks annual leave;
  • Return flight home each year; and
  • Medical cover.

Life in Papua New Guinea offers expatriates 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 Construction and NGI Steel Ltd. The merger provided a good unification of talents, and retained the knowledge and experience that Hornibrook Construction 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.

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