Senior Estimator

An exciting position has become available for an experienced Senior Estimator in our Sydney team.

About the business

Automated is the largest Australian owned and operated company with over 20 years’ experience and is second to none when it comes to Philips Dynalite, training, supply, programming, commissioning, troubleshooting and maintenance Australia wide.

As a Certified Platinum partner and preferred Automation Specialist, our services include lighting control for commercial office buildings, hotels, high end retail, restaurants, universities, luxury apartment developments and beyond.

Along with being a leader in an innovative industry we also hold training workshops across Australia throughout the year for Dynalite commissioning to meet the demands of this rapidly growing industry and a dedicated R&D and Tech Support team at our Head Office in Sydney.

About the role

The company is experiencing substantial growth and as such an exciting position has become available for an experienced Estimator/Team Leader to join our Sydney team. You will be responsible for but not limited to;

Proven ability in decision making and managing various tasks at the same time

Providing competitive quotations to a variety of clients.

Detailed Quality take-offs, design checks and assessing the risk for projects.

Maintain and develop relationships with both new and current key clients.

Communicating with consultants, lighting designers and electrical contractors.

Form strong relationships with suppliers to achieve best possible market pricing

Offer design solutions to benefit both parties.

Follow up tender submissions with the client

Ensure all work is performed to a highest standard and adheres to company policies and procedures, and to industry regulations.

Will need to have outstanding verbal and communication skills along with exceptional problem-solving skills to convert quotes into jobs offering design solutions to benefit both parties and the ability to work under pressure.

Skills and experience

You will be a motivated individual with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines with a sense of urgency. A high attention to detail will also be second nature to you. To be considered for this position you will need to have a proven record of accomplishment in sales and estimation with the ability to think outside the box to deliver lighting control solutions in a competitive industry.

The ideal applicant will have

Pre-existing relationships with building professionals, in particular electrical contractors, architects, consultants and lighting designers.

Experience in reading specifications and electrical drawings

Experience of lighting control systems such as Dynalite, DALI, DMX, RS485, CBUS

Time management, multitasking, and interpersonal skills

Management and negotiation skills

Extensive knowledge of best industry practices and standards

Ability to travel extensively and perform site visits

Fluent in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)

Bluebeam, Microsoft Visio or CAD knowledge is a plus

Only applicants with full Australian working rights are eligible to apply.

Benefits and perks

Situated only moments from St Leonards station, our new office/warehouse space is a great work environment with a breakout space that includes a pool table, dart board and various other games to promote the team spirit we value at Automated.

Along with the benefit of working in a close knit, supportive we work together environment with an encouragement for growth and development, the successful candidate will receive a laptop & phone allowance. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To apply please send a cover letter and your resume in Word or PDF format via the form below. 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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