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Construction Estimator
Occupation in demand Occupation in demand  

Also known as Building Estimator.

Prepares and delivers estimates and cost plans for construction projects up to the tender settlement stage.


Tasks Include:


  • assisting Construction Managers, Architects and Surveyors in planning and organisation
  • interpreting plans, regulations and codes of practice
  • preparing preliminary sketches, working drawings and specifications
  • preparing, editing and revising plans, maps, charts and drawings
  • coordinating works programs
  • inspecting work and materials for compliance with specifications, regulations and standards
  • calculating costs and estimating time scales
  • collecting data using surveying instruments and photogrammetric equipment
Job prospects for Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians in Victoria

Occupations in the Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians group include Architectural Draftsperson, Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians (other), Building Associate, Building Inspector, Construction Estimator, Plumbing Inspector and Surveying or Spatial Science Technician.

Employment prospects
Skills shortage: this occupation needs more skilled workers now. There are currently 15,500 Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to decline. Employment prospects for the next five years are good.

Average weekly wage
$1,623.40

Hourly earnings
$42.00

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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This qualification is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It is designed to meet the needs...

This course is offered in 7 locations

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