Estimator SMP

Date: 14-Aug-2022

Location: Perth, WA, AU

Company: Civmec

About the Company

Civmec is an integrated multi-disciplinary heavy engineering and construction provider to the resource and energy,, infrastructure, as well as marine and defence markets. Our diversification enables us to operate extensively across the nation.

The Opportunity


A great opportunity to join our winning Bids and Tenders Team in Henderson WA.  


We are seeking experienced personnel to join our estimating team in either of the following capacities; Structural / Mechanical / Piping (SMP) and  Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I) estimators.


These are full time permanent position opportunities joining our Henderson based corporate team.


These roles offer the ability to influence and win projects from an early stage. You will be key to developing innovative methodologies, approaches and the overall estimate in a competitive environment.

While estimating experience is desirable, we are seeking personnel with the right mindset and approach, we are willing to provide training and upskilling for the right candidate and will consider estimating professionals, project engineers, cost controllers, supervisors or tradespersons with heavy steel construction experience  and backgrounds including the following;

  • Understanding of SMP or E&I construction projects in the mining and oil and gas industry including key equipment and methodology considerations;
  • Ability to read drawings, plans and documents such as management plans;
  • Proficiency in MS Excel is considered a necessity;
  • Ability to work positively in a team environment.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Update and report to the Proposals Manager on tender preparation progress and advise of any difficulties in compiling tender submissions
  • Review tender documentation to determine scope and specific terms and conditions
  • Working to the Quality Management System procedures and work instructions
  • Prepare and coordinate the subcontract components required for tender submissions
  • Take timely corrective action to address any issued non-conformances
  • Obtain highly competitive quotes for the provision of necessary materials and services
  • Undertake accurate material take-offs
  • Accurately calculate man-hour estimates, mobilisation and demobilisation costs, and plant and equipment required to specifically execute projects
  • Assist with construction scheduling and planning where required
  • Collate material take-offs and job costs into clear, well-structured spreadsheets or databases
  • Partake in tender reviews with senior management and adjust costings as required
  • Prepare professional tender submission documents in line with client and Company requirements
  • Brief the Business Unit Manager on the specifics of successful tenders and carry out internal tender 'handover' meetings of successful tenders to the Project Team
  • Assist in the calculation and production of work claims
  • Aim to further the Company's profitability and reputation for excellence and professionalism
  • Promote the Company in all dealings with current and potential clients and actively identify and seek additional work
  • Perform other general duties to suit operational requirements as directed
  • Maintain company standards for Quality Assurance purposes
  • Present neat documentation, correspondence and records as requested
  • Provide accurate daily, weekly and monthly reports as required
  • Perform other general duties that may be necessary to suit operational requirements as directed

About You


  • The successful applicant will demonstrate a minimum of five years' experience gained with a recognised contractor working in the construction, mining and resource industries on large scale projects
  • Previous experience within the E&I, SMP or fabrication disciplines
  • The successful applicant will display proven leadership skills and have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to engage confidently with their co-workers and management


Civmec + You

At Civmec, we offer an inclusive workplace with a ‘Never Assume’ culture, sustained by our experienced and supportive management team. Our Reward and Recognition program acknowledges our employees’ achievements and contributions to Civmec’s success. Staff employment benefits start with income protection, and go on to include access to novated leasing, and offers from our corporate partners such as health insurance and holiday travel discounts.

How to Apply

If you feel this role is for you, please click the “Apply” link to start your application. We look forward to hearing from you and starting the pathway to your career with Civmec.
Otherwise, please email for a no commitment discussion or call our HR Service Centre on (08) 6595 5888

Civmec is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
We respectfully request no agency submissions

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