Estimator / Commercial Manager Scaffolding

An exciting opportunity has opened up for an Wellington based Commercial Manager or Estimator with experience in Commercial or Residential Construction to join a leading scaffolding business.

This business is a national leader of scaffolding and formwork to both the commercial and residential construction industry. The flagship Wellington branch requires a high calibre individual to support the growth of the company and with sites across the rest of NZ, career development is on the cards for the right individual.

The ideal candidate will be an outstanding commercial leader, with a track record for delivering strong growth targets in a competitive environment and developing strong customer relationships. You must be experienced in the construction industry, preferably with strong experience in scaffolding and/or formwork, however other sub-contractor or main contractor experience will be considered.

This is a very customer focused role with the majority of your attention developing business with existing and new clients. You will need to have strong communication skills (in all forms), be computer literate, and enjoy interacting with clients to secure sales, provide accurate pricing and then oversee the financial project management of ongoing projects.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Proven track record of success in construction, working in height safety or a related construction industry
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and plans
  • Experience or aptitude for technical sales and relationship management
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • QS background is highly desirable/useful

If you are ready for an exciting challenge in an industry dedicated to keeping people safe, and you believe you are ready to join a dynamic company with aggressive growth plans, then supply your details below.

To apply for this position please click on the relevant button below, alternatively for a confidential and discreet inquiry contact Luke Atkinson on 04 333 0383 or email

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Note: If this vacancy is not exactly what you are seeking, then please contact me in confidence to discuss your individual requirements.