Townsend Building Services (TBS) is a fast growing family business specialising in high end construction, fit out, shop fitting and building repairs for the Insurance Industry . From humble beginnings in 1993 the company has grown organically to ten (10) branches along the east coast of Australia stretching from Cairns to Melbourne and across to Adelaide.
At TBS we believe that each employee can contribute to a satisfying, enjoyable and productive work environment. We believe that superior customer service, solid business ethics, competitive pricing and on-time delivery is the key to our growth and strong reputation in the industry. We also pride ourselves on creating lasting relationships with our customers and subcontractors alike.
We are currently looking for a talented, computer literate individual who can Estimate repair costs to domestic buildings. Estimating for the insurance industry requires the generation of a detailed causation report, on-site scope of works and costing for repair.
The successful applicant will most likely be a builder or carpenter with strong customer service focus and a high level of organisational skills.
Our Melbourne office is located in the west however travel will be required within the greater Melbourne region to respond to customer demands as required.
This particular role will be primarily focused in the north and the west of Melbourne, including Geelong.
Key Responsibilities include:
Visit site to generate a causation report, detailed scope of works and estimated costing to repair property damage and shop fit outs.
Manage time and resources to ensure timely completion and submission of all required documentation.
Communicate with Insurance companies, Assessors and the insured to ensure an understanding of works to be carried out.
Resolution of customer issues.
Ensure business is conducted to a high ethical standard.
Forge long-term relationships with Insurance companies, Assessors and subcontractors.
To be successful for this role you must have the following;
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
An in-depth understanding of industry costs and time frames required to repair building damage.
Previous experience in estimating and/or project supervision, preferably for the Insurance industry, or maintenance planning.
Hold a current and valid motor vehicle licence.
High level communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment to meet critical deadlines.
Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and designs.
Demonstrate strong planning and organisational skills with high attention to detail.
A strong commitment to OH&S.
A positive, happy disposition.
If you are interested in this great opportunity please submit your resume with a covering letter as your first page outlining your experience and suitability for the position.