The Tomkins Family
When you build with Tomkins, you build with confidence. Confidence in construction, in the delivery of your project, and in the importance we place on strong relationships.
Founded in 1951, Tomkins are a privately-owned Queensland building construction company that has gone from 20 to 200+ employees over that past 4 years and still growing. This stands as a testament to our commitment, expertise and integrity in everything we do and having a clear vision for the future.
We design and construct a wide variety of commercial, industrial and residential projects including special heritage ventures to each client’s unique specifications.
If you value hard work, welcome a challenge and are seeking a rewarding career, then a career at Tomkins may well be the right fit for you.

The Opportunity
With the recent award of high-profile projects and a growth in bidding activity across Brisbane and Gold Coast regions, we are seeking experienced and motivated Building Estimators with a strong work ethic to join our energetic, collaborative and fast-growing team.
Reporting to the Estimating Manager, you will deliver a range cost estimates for commercial, industrial, retail and multi-residential apartment projects ranging from $10M - $80M in value.

Responsibilities Include:

• Produce cost plans at front end
• Project sourcing and registration
• Preparation on BOQ’s
• Undertake value engineering
• Preparation of tender bids up to $40m
• Preparation of budgets and cost estimates
• Negotiating with subcontractors and suppliers
• Send out all sub-contractor documentation
• Review sub-contractor quotes
• Conduct Quality check on tender
• Meet with relevant parties and go over successful tender before hand over

About You:

• Recognised qualifications in Quantity Surveying or Construction Management
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role within the Australian Construction / Building market
• Experience in the commercial / residential market
• Experience with Cubit, CostX or Build Soft estimating software
• Strong analytical and negotiation skills are essential
• Ability to manage multiple tasks

In return, Tomkins offer highly competitive remuneration and employee benefits, genuine career paths with planned growth over the next 3-5 years and working in a people focussed environment - not just another number.

If you are looking to be genuinely recognised for your contributions, work on landmark projects in a collaborative and family culture, then please email your CV to