How to become a construction estimator
A master analyst and numbers whiz, construction estimators determine the true cost of materials, labour and equipment needed for construction projects.
What does a construction estimator do?
Duties and tasks
- Plan and organise construction projects with construction managers, architects and surveyors.
- Estimate material, labour and equipment required for the project.
- Calculate cost of materials, labour and time needed to finish the project based on project scope, building plans and specifications.
- Interpret plans, regulations and codes of practice.
- Construction and Property Services Industry Skills Council
- NSW - Building Professionals Board, Dept of Planning
- VIC - Victorian Building Authority
- QLD - Queensland Building and Construction Commission
- SA - Government of South Australia
- WA - Building Commission
- TAS - Dept of Infrastructure, Energy & Resources
- NT - Building Practitioners Board, Dept of Lands & Planning
- ACT - Planning and Land Authority
- Construction Training Fund
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