Building Estimating Team Leader - Shepparton


Metricon Homes, Australia’s largest home builder is committed to recruiting outstanding individuals who share our passion for delivering quality, service and award winning living solutions for Australian families.

This is a fantastic opportunity to Team Lead the highly successful, fast paced, busy and fun Regional North VIC Building Estimating Team based in our Shepparton Office.
Your responsibilities will include:
  • Allocate jobs appropriately based on your Estimators level of experience, and in doing so take advantage of the skills of individual estimators
  • Order jobs as required
  • Managing purchase orders daily to ensure production remains within allocated time frames
  • Liaising with the Manager, reporting on the status of jobs, workflow turnaround times and intended strategies for workflow improvements
  • Sourcing suppliers and pricing for “one off items
  • Identify anomalies in standard BOQ’s and report back to relevant department and issue out amendment request
  • Liaise between Production Estimators and Systems Support Team to create new items in database as required
  • Promote effective communication between Production Estimators, Building Support Team and Site Managers
  • Provide feedback to Studio, Sales Estimating and Drafting teams to improve quality of product and procedures
  • Maximising efficiency in timing between completion of ordering and site start
  • Manage even distribution of work between suppliers and site start requirements
  • Quality and Margin Control / Reporting
  • Make the necessary adjustments to work orders as required for building variations
  • Contributing to the development and documentation of appropriate systems, procedures and processes to achieve department and company objectives; and
  • Maximising efficiency in completing ordering of homes; and
  • Develop and maintain a motivated team in a good working environment.
  • Metricon will offer you:
  • Great training and onboarding to set you up for success
  • Come for a Career rather than a Job at Australia's Number 1 New Home Builder 6 Years in a Row
  • Get paid to come to work to be yourself and for what you love to do being estimating
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning to up-skill yourself with over 7,700 Courses
  • Access to personalised development plans
  • Generous housing discounts on our award winning homes
  • A dynamic fun and family team culture where our people produce excellent results and love being around each other; and
  • A supportive workplace culture where great work is recognised.
  • The successful candidate will have:
  • At minimum a Certificate IV in Building Construction or Diploma in Building Construction is essential; a Degree in an equivalent course is an added advantage;
  • Adequate trade background is an advantage
  • Working knowledge of construction processes and details is a prerequisite
  • 2+ years experience coaching and overseeing other staff’s work
  • Competent Microsoft Office suite computer skills, particularly in Excel
  • Working knowledge of an estimating systems package
  • Excellent time management and communication skills are a must; and
  • A GREAT ATTITUDE!!!