Brosnan Construction
  • 11-Jun-2021 to Until Filled (NZST)
  • Auckland, AUK, NZL
  • Full Time


At Brosnan Construction we firmly believe that a strong company culture is critical to ensuring a consistency to the way in which we approach and deliver our daily work. Ours is built around three key pillars of Relationships, Integrity, and Leadership. Our culture is one of 'making a positive difference' in all aspects of the business.


The successful candidate will be at the top of their game as an Estimator. You will be able to provide advice, coaching and mentoring to Junior Estimators and be well versed the details of Commercial Estimating. This role includes developing budgets for a wide variety of projects including new builds, refurbishments, re-clads and fit-outs in all industry sectors.


  • Manage and co-ordinate tender submission, directing the lead estimators, programmer, H&S, construction managers and other parties that may be part of the bid team
  • Provide input into project methodology and program including innovative alternatives
  • Risk and opportunity identification
  • Build Cost Budget estimates from preliminary documents
  • Manage the build cost budgets as the design phase progresses
  • Prepare detailed estimates from tender/consent documents
  • Analyze subcontractor and supplier estimates
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, consultants, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Review full tender tender submission prepared by estimators, programme, methodology and non-price attributes for management sign-off prior to submission
  • Mentor and provide guidance team members


  • Strong experience as an estimator in commercial construction, with NZ experience
  • Experience managing other estimators
  • Strong commercial and legal understanding
  • National Diploma/Degree in Quantity Surveying or other relevant tertiary qualification
  • Eye for detail
  • Good overall knowledge of NZ building codes
  • Good understanding of NZS 4202


  • Work with an ambitious team
  • Health, Life, Trauma & Income Protection Insurance (after 6 months)
  • Exciting and often complex projects
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