Job Demand: High
Average weekly wage: $2,115
Where you could work:
- Construction Companies: Hutchinsons, Sunland Group
- Home Builders: Burbank Homes, Coral Homes, Metricon Homes
Cost Estimators do the following tasks:
- Collect historical cost data to estimate costs for current or future products.
- Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments, or construction foremen to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
- Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organising, and scheduling work.
- Calculating quantities and maintaining inventories for standard options to compliment product ranges
- Use of estimating software packages including BusinessCraft, Timberline, HMS, Databuild