Community Housing Limited – Junior Estimator – CD Open Until Filled

Community Housing Ltd.

Community Housing Ltd.

Position Title: Junior ESTIMATOR

Reports To:  Quantity Surveyor


Responsible for estimating projects for Community Housing Limited. This includes all conceptual.

Negotiated and competitive bid estimates, and interfacing with project managers, all support teams and client

relations to achieve precise and accurate estimates.

Essential Responsibilities include the following and  Other duties may be assigned.

§ Prepares  commercial  estimates per bid procedure

§ Prepares subcontractor evaluations

§ Reviews all plans and specifications, permit set of drawings and Owner requirements with Design Manager

§ Prepares bid proposal, including the cost breakdown, clarifications, scope and exclusions

§ Prepares drawing list

§ Processes and distribute all R.F.I.s for estimating and job addendums

§ Prepares subcontract takeoffs

§ Responds to all subcontractor inquiries in relation to bids

§ Assists with pricing of drawings and revisions

§ Assists in pricing of owner and subcontract change orders including written narrative and drawing overlay

§ Provides value engineering services

§ Prepares subcontractor comparison sheets for evaluation

§ Prepares estimate turnovers to project managers

§ Assist estimator in generating scope of works for all trades

§ Prepare Owner / PM bid books

§ Prepare post bid buyouts

§ Prepare call list and follow up for coverage

§ Maintain positive client/subcontractor relationships

Required Education/Experience:

To be eligible to perform this job,  it is preferred if the individual possesses the following:

§ Diploma degree or higher in a construction related discipline is desired

§ Minimum 1 to 5 years experience in the construction industry performing responsibilities equivalent to those listed above

§ Working knowledge and comprehension of blueprints and plans, as well as construction management

§ Effective negotioation skills

Skills/Qualifications/Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the following:

§ Computer skills as follows:

§ Intermediate to Advanced level in Onscreen Takeoff

§ Intermediate to Advanced level in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel and Outlook)

§ Intermediate to Advanced level in Microsoft Project

§ Intermediate level understanding of digital images (how to open, view, customize and print them) Job Description

§ Strong organizational skills, flexibility, and the ability to prioritize work assignments

§ Extreme attention to detail

§ Excellent written and oral communication skills

§ Availability to work extended hours as required by project schedules or urgent circumstances

§ Ability to travel throughout all areas of construction sites during all phases of a project

§ Leadership and motivational skills

To  apply:

Please submit your application  and Curriculum vitae to: or by Hand to AV. Nicolau Lobato Ruku II Fatuhada andar 3 Comoro Dili, Phone: +670 3331330

Woman are strongly encouraged to apply


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