Published: 13th June 2018 (11 days ago)
Perth, Australia
Job Type

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilties

Wood is seeking applications from experienced Estimators for our Perth Mining and Minerals office. This role is aimed at the compilation of feasibility study capital cost estimates. The successful candidate will be able to think broadly and apply estimating skill across a range of disciplines. The ability to work closely and iteratively with study team members is essential.

The role could be at Senior, Lead, Principal or Consulting level depending on the applicant’s experience and will suit applicants with at least 20 years’ experience. The right candidate will have the ability to combine extensive study estimating experience with a flexible approach to develop realistic estimates as part of the study team.



  • Estimate project quantities and costs in the preparation of feasibility studies from scoping to definitive level on a timely and cost-effective basis
  • Source appropriate data to determine material and labor requirements for inclusion in estimates
  • Consult with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues
  • Analyze & maintain historical data to establish standard hours for various disciplines
  • Compute cost factors for inclusion in estimates and determining cost effectiveness
  • Coordinate and consolidate estimates from partners or other third parties in the preparation of estimates
  • Understand and advise clients of requirements for projects and develop delivery strategies to address these requirements
  • Prepare relevant study report documentation including Basis of Estimate, Estimating Plan and Capital Cost Estimate
  • Maintain cost data base from previous studies/reference projects

Skills / Qualifications

  • Fully conversant in the use of MS Excel, Word and Access
  • Sufficient construction multidisciplinary estimating knowledge and experience in the minerals / mining resources industry to compile all aspects of study estimates.
  • Specialised skills and knowledge base necessary for the production of conceptual and preliminary study phase estimates



Candidates must have full work rights in Australia to be considered for this role.


If you’re an experienced Estimator, ready for your next project, then we are keen to hear from you today. 


Apply now and take the next step in your career with this exciting opportunity!

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