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Jacobs Civils Estimator in South Brisbane, Australia

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we’re helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of their various facilities that are changing our world.

Our talented experts create exceptional spaces across the world through our creative blending of human need, environmental stewardship, value creation, science and art. We believe that built environments should reflect the context, history, cultures, communities, and the natural environment while incorporating advances in technology.

The purpose of the Estimator role is to provide effective delivery of assigned services and assist the wider Cost Management team in the provision of Cost Management Services to ensure that all client expectations and requirements are met within agreed timelines, budget, and quality. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing their own performance to deliver projects within budgets and fee limitations.

This role is required to assist Senior Estimators in a variety of areas including, but not limited to:

  • Identifying and advising on the most appropriate design and construction process to the client.

  • Accurately forecasting and assessing the cost, time, quality, and constructability of a project.

  • Combining construction techniques with cost control through the life of the project through experience in estimating construction works.

  • Preparing bills of quantities.

  • Delivering estimating, and handling variations, take offs and cost proposals.

  • Preparing forecast cash flows and providing procurement advice to clients.

  • Actively participate and contribute to value management and risk workshops.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Relevant Tertiary Degree, preferably in Civil Engineering and understands the construction methodology of highways, bridges, and tunnels.

  • Preferred experience working with Expert Estimator software.

  • Strong attention to detail and an appetite to learn and develop technical skills relevant to cost management services.

  • Seeks to understand the needs and goals of our clients and works collaboratively in a leading role as part of a team to achieve these.

  • Works independently, with guidance in only the more complex situations.

  • Strong time management skills with a capacity to prioritise, manage and communicate workload (their own and others) effectively.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

We live Inclusion’ is a key value at Jacobs, we are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. First Nations community members are strongly encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete pre-employment checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to complete these checks or meet the associated criteria, then your offer of employment may be delayed or withdrawn.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.