27 April 2024





Hutchies is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Estimator to join our hard working team based in our Townsville office on a full time permanent basis.

A competitive salary is offered, along with consideration of relocation costs for the right candidate. Townsville boasts great affordability and lifestyle, making it an attractive location.

As a key member of the Hutchies team, you'll find yourself immersed in a supportive and collaborative work environment. We pride ourselves on our down to earth culture and the close knit relationships we build internally and through our projects.

The opportunities are diverse, providing you with unparalleled exposure to different projects and learning opportunities.

We value hard work and dedication, and we're excited to have your skills in our team.


As an Estimator, your responsibilities will include:

  • Estimate project quantities and costs in the preparation of major tenders on a timely and cost effective basis
  • Monitor current competitive prices, new techniques, and cost trends
  • Supervise and develop support company members, such as estimators and engineering assistants
  • Provide technical inputs, either as a team leader at a project level or as a member of a team with other senior estimators, to ensure the timely completion of estimates
  • Supply site managers with clear, concise documentation at contract commencement
  • Assist in allocating the Bill of Quantities for costing purposes
  • Assist site managers in the financial administration of contractors


To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Completed a recognised tertiary qualification in Quantity Surveying or Construction Management
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and have initiative when working independently
  • Strong relationship building with all relevant stakeholders
  • A down to earth, fun, friendly and professional approach to your work

Agency submissions could be considered for this position.


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#The Hutchies difference

Hutchies has been building the structures in which Australians live, work, study, shop and play since 1912. From our early beginnings, we have grown into a dynamic and diverse construction company, delivering sophisticated projects across a comprehensive portfolio. 

We're not like other builders. Relationships are everything to us – whether it's with our people, our clients, or the local communities in which we live and work.

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#Exclusive benefits

As a Hutchies company member, you're not just part of a great work environment; you also be supported with training and continuous development along with access to exclusive perks. These include discounted personal travel and flights, savings on health insurance, and big discounts from top Australian retailers. Plus, we've got a calendar full of gatherings for social events, meetings, and conferences. And if you or your immediate family ever need support, our industry leading Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) are there to help.


#A fair go for all

Hutchies is all about equal opportunities and embracing diversity. Our commitment to an inclusive, people focused culture isn't just talk — it's who we are. Through initiatives like Statim Yaga and partnerships like NAWIC and UNIQ You, we're putting our values into action. So, whether you're part of our award winning Indigenous programs or advancing women in construction, you're part of a family that values long term relationships and community. We're not just building structures; we're building a workplace where everyone gets a fair go.

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