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Construction Estimator

1260 Hay St, West Perth WA 6005, Australia Req #316
March 19, 2024

KCB is a global, award-winning, privately owned medium-sized engineering consultancy firm currently working on world-class projects across Australia and Internationally. We are a diverse group of engineers, geoscientists and environmental professionals collaborating to deliver quality solutions for the toughest technical challenges facing our clients. KCB promotes Zero Harm in the workplace and has a culture of safety awareness.


Our projects include tailings and waste storage facilities, water management structures, water dams, and mine infrastructure projects. We are engaged in the entire project cycle from green field studies, feasibility, site investigation, design, construction, commissioning, operations and maintenance, and closure. This allows our professionals to challenge themselves while gaining valuable engineering and project management experience on fascinating projects.


We are looking for a Construction Estimator to join our Perth-team to work closely with our project managers, clients and other talented professionals committed to deliver high quality engineering and geoscience services. Reporting to the Manager, WA, the role will provide a wide range of project support. We are ideally looking for a motivated team player who has project scheduling, cost estimation,  project controls experience.


We value your:

  • Previous project control and project cost estimating experience.
  • Understanding of fundamental project management principles.
  • Familiarity with document management systems (e.g. Aconex or Newforma).
  • Familiarity with accounting and project management platforms (e.g. BST Enterprise).
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft suite (including MS Word, MS Excel and Power BI).
  • Demonstrated ability and experience with Primavera 6 and/or MS Project software.
  • Punctuality, reliability and commitment to the job – these are key requirements.
  • Attention to detail, good organization skills and your ability to see a task through to the end.
  • Self-motivation and initiative.
  • Tertiary qualifications in engineering or construction.


You will have the opportunity to:

  • Support Project Managers to schedule, coordinate and deliver projects.
  • Prepare and deliver estimates and cost plans for engineering and construction projects.
  • Prepare project management reports.
  • Implement KCBs ISO accredited Integrated Management System on projects.
  • Respond to client/vendor inquiries, maintain good client relations.
  • Assist with day-to-day ad hoc project related tasks.
  • Prepare and collate tender submissions.
  • Operate in accordance with KCB’s H&S guidelines and track project related QHSE requirements.


What we offer in addition to an exciting role:

  • Working for an Australian Business Awards Employer of Choice recipient (2015-2023).
  • Competitive remuneration package commensurate with your qualifications and experience.
  • 2.5% Additional superannuation and Income Protection Insurance.
  • Novated leasing (vehicle).
  • Training and career development opportunities.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Parental and volunteer leave.
  • Professional registration support.
  • Additional incentives may be available dependent on performance of the company, business unit and individual.


We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified career seekers.


Are you up to the challenge?

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, simply apply on-line with your résumé.


We thank all applicants for applying; however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Range of experience – knowledge of dams.

Other details

  • Job Family Engineers
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 1260 Hay St, West Perth WA 6005, Australia