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Main Purpose of Job
Prepare estimates for construction projects or services


• Analyse specifications to prepare time, cost and labour estimates
• Prepare estimates for vendors and/or subcontractors and determine cost effectiveness
• Review data to determine material and labour requirements
• Compute cost factors used for preparing estimates for management
• Consult with clients, vendors or other involved parties to discuss and formulate estimates
• Manage relevant financial resources
• Liaise with relevant parties on statutory requirements
• Resource cost rate data and standard costs of material and equipment
• Compile historical information pertaining to the projects
• Control estimate execution activities in accordance with project schedules
• Compile and present cost estimates to management

Reports to the Project Manager

Key Competencies/Skills

• Knowledge of materials, methods and the appropriate tools required in respect of the project(s)
• Knowledge of principles and processes involved in planning, co-ordination and execution
• Knowledge of Company policies and procedures, laws and legal codes
• Knowledge of products utilised in projects

Required Qualifications/Experience

• Grade 12/Matric certificate
• Relevant tertiary qualification in Engineering (preferably Mechanical)
• 3-5 years experience in a similar environment
• Practical understanding of cost management

This an AA/EE appointment and only applications from South African citizens will be considered with preference being given to Historically Disadvantaged Individuals (HDI) candidates.

If you have not received a response within 48 hours of submitting your resume, please consider your application as being unsuccessful.

Job Sector: Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Bedfordview Gauteng
Salary: Negotiable
AA/EE opportunity?: Yes
Benefits: Not included

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