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Global Rail Australia Pty Ltd is part of the Global Infrastructure Group and is a leading Australian provider of design, construct and commission services for clients across a wide range of engineering and infrastructure industries

Senior Contract Administrator/Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

Global Rail Australia Pty Limited is part of the Global Infrastructure Group and is a leading provider of services to clients across a range of engineering, construction and infrastructure sectors. The Group employs over 400 people worldwide and currently has offices in Ireland, the UK, Sydney and Melbourne.

We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Contract Administrator\Quantity Surveyor with Estimating experience based at our office in Melbourne. The successful candidate will require a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cost planning and estimating;
  • Preparing take-offs and remeasures;
  • Generating Bills of Quantities;
  • Preparing supplier contract documentation;
  • Contract administration from inception to project closeout;
  • Preparation of cost reports and cash flow forecasts;
  • Tender analysis and evaluation;
  • Sub-contractor commercial management;
  • Preparation of payment applications;
  • Preparation of variations and claims;
  • Management of third party claims and variations;
  • Liaise with logistics department to ensure cost effective and timely purchasing of materials and equipment
  • Develop and foster effective and regular communication with the Project Team including suppliers and clients
  • Prepare regular progress reports

What you will need:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Quantity Surveying, Contract Administration or related discipline;
  • Have the ability to multitask, prioritise, meet deadlines and manage time efficiently
  • Excellent IT skills are a must for this position, specifically Excel
  • Experience in Microsoft Project desirable
  • Rail related experience highly desirable;
  • Background in Civil Engineering or Construction
  • Good communication skills;
  • Knowledge and experience using cost management software would be an advantage;

What you’ll get in return

This is a great opportunity to work with a growing company and you will be rewarded with a competitive salary package. You have the opportunity to join a well-managed and competent team of professionals, within a company that is focused on creating a great team that delivers exceptional outcomes for all the stakeholders.

About us:

Global Rail Australia has an outstanding reputation for employee retention and our success lies in the quality and diversity of our people and our commitment to training and developing our staff.

We value diversity and inclusion as an employer, which is why we invite applications from all individuals regardless of background or education. However, for some positions, we do assess role-related expertise.

How to apply:

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident or have an appropriate Australian work visa or work entitlement.

Applicants should include details of all relevant qualifications/experience and competencies in their application to be considered for this role.

To apply online please click the ‘Apply’ button below.








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Global Rail Australia
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Dingley Village
Vic 3172, Australia
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