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Date: 06-Jan-2022

Location: Auckland, AUK, NZ, 2023

Company: Ventia

With a solid pipeline of opportunities and a strong growth agenda for the coming years we are seeking support for our estimating team from an experienced electrical estimator.



In this estimating role, you can enjoy the challenge, buzz and intensity of the work-winning environment, and benefit from the satisfaction and recognition of being part of successful bids on a regular basis. You will also receive the educational benefits associated with keeping up to date with new products and technological advancements in the electrical industry. This role offers the opportunity to price a wide variety of project types across New Zealand, working with a very experienced pre-contracts team in a large infrastructure services company with a strong reputation in New Zealand and Australia. As our operations are geographically dispersed, this role also offers the opportunity to travel and to work with operations-based colleagues to get a strong practical understanding of the projects you will be pricing.


The Job

Estimating at Ventia is a shared service which supports all areas of our Power and Electrical business and contributes to a large range of bids and tenders. This role is based in Auckland. The role requires the versatility to both solo estimate projects and to work as part of a team for larger jobs. 

It would be great if you have had previous exposure to every sector within which we operate:
•    Distribution
•    Transmission
•    Industrial
•    Generation


However if you have expertise in any of them we would still like to hear from you. Projects range in value from $20K to $2m.


Key Requirements
•    Experience in electrical projects in the power generation, transmission, distribution industrial or communications sectors.
•    Extensive experience as an estimator for electrical projects 
•    The ability to work independently or as part of a team
•    Experience in V6 software is advantageous
•    Commercial astuteness 
•    Strong knowledge of contracts 


About Ventia
Ventia is one of New Zealand’s leading infrastructure services companies. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.


We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

How to apply
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It is an expectation that you will inform your manager of an application if you have been in your current position for less than 12 months; please seek their permission prior to applying.

Position Reference Number: 125332

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