Estimator - South Auckland Region

Established in Tauranga in 1997, Generation Homes is one of the country’s leading residential construction companies. Our vision is to be New Zealand’s best project partner and we see the role of Estimator as key to driving this success.  

About the role

Based in our Onehunga regional office, you will manage the quantification, estimation & job costing based tasks in all production processes, from projects, pricing of houses and price enquiries from Sales Consultants, including supporting tender and contract submissions.  You will also assist in launching new projects and support the monitoring costs for the duration of the build. This role provides support to the Managing Director, Construction and Production team, including post contract variations and payment claims, and inputs into monthly client reporting. Naturally, you will build strong relationships with contractors and suppliers, including identifying potential new contractors and suppliers.

Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of and experience in all aspects of the building industry, preferably residential construction-based background
  • A high understanding of structural and product construction detail
  • A detailed understanding of the New Zealand building code - 3604
  • An enthusiastic “can do” attitude, with strong self-drive and motivation
  • A high level of time and process management skills, ability to prioritise tasks and deliver results on time
  • Excellent relationship building and communication skills, particularly with contractors and suppliers
  • Attention to detail, and an appetite for continuous process improvement
  • Strong technology skills and confidence in learning new systems
  • Estimation software (such as Bluebeam)
  • Experience in CRM and data management systems
  • Sound construction product knowledge
  • An ability to interpret and comment on construction drawings
  • Strong financial acumen.

What’s in it for you

  • Supportive, knowledgeable team, along with access to well-established systems to support your success in the role
  • Flexible working options
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Development opportunities with the potential to grow your career
  • Uniform provided
  • Southern Cross Health Insurance - Wellbeing One
  • Enjoy a day off for your birthday!

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Must have NZ citizenship, residency or a valid NZ work visa to apply.