Current Opportunities


Apply now Job no: 493678
Work type: Permanent
Location: Mackay and Coalfields, Brisbane
Categories: Contracts / Tendering

  • Estimating and Bid Management
  • Based in Mackay Head Office or Brisbane CBD
  • Lead tenders <$30M & contribute to tenders up to $500M
  • Permanent, full-time position, working for Australia’s leading underground coal mining contractor
  • Career progression opportunity as the natural successor to the Senior Estimator

About the Company

The Mastermyne Way goes a long way. We look out for each other, reach higher and are trusted to perform and behave in a way that creates value to our employees, clients and the communities we work in.

We hold a strong reputation across the resources sector for delivering contracting services.  To continue to deliver customer excellence, we need creative, innovative and energetic people on the ground to support our Company during a significant period of growth and change.


About the Role

Reporting to the Senior Estimator and working as part of a small team, you will use your industry expertise and strong stakeholder engagement to deliver high quality estimates and bids with a focus on the following key responsibilities:

  • Estimating from First Principles, for a contractor who directly delivers services to mining operators
  • Detailed rates build-up (labour, equipment, maintenance, unit, fixed price and schedule of rates)
  • Preparing tender schedules, org charts, equipment lists, materials takeoffs, production calculations
  • Preparing tender submissions, presentations, estimates and schedules for projects
  • Interpret client scopes, appreciate client’s underlying drivers and plan commercially viable project solutions
  • Work closely with our Senior Managers to coordinate tender expectations
  • Manage tender enquiries and ensure that tenders are completed professionally and timely


About You

To succeed in this role, you will possess strong communication and presentation skills coupled with a desire to learn and grow within our business. The right candidate will be self-motivated, a natural problem solver and have strong time management skills. Key attributes we seek in this role include:

  • Demonstrated experienced in underground mining (Coal or Hardrock), tunnelling, construction, or engineering highly desirable
  • Strong background in estimation, commercials and bid management
  • Ability to take the lead on tenders <$30M, and be involved in large scale underground mining projects in the range of $500M
  • Knowledge of underground coal mining and related equipment will be very highly regarded
  • Proven track record of winning tenders on mining and civil infrastructure projects


What we Offer

The Mastermyne “Extras”:

  • 100% reimbursement for the cost of approved courses and study
  • Paid study days for University study
  • Mastermyne tailored leadership programs
    • Diploma Project Management
    • Certificate IV Leadership
  • 2 Year anniversary watch + gifts for additional years of service
  • Baby Benefit, Mum’s baby bonus & Dad’s new arrival leave
  • A Bloody Great Cause, be rewarded by Mastermyne each time you reach a Red Cross Blood Donation Milestone
  • Hospital Help – have $250 contributed towards your private health hospital excess
  • Business improvement, safety and innovation rewards
  • Family Christmas parties & Employee Christmas gifts
  • Group Income Protection Insurance & discounted premiums for Mastermyne employees
  • Salary Packaging & Motor Vehicle Novated Leasing
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Emergency shelter accommodation and paid domestic violence leave

This is a truly special opportunity to join the Mastermyne family and influence the success of our business, ensuring our sustainability into the future.  Do not miss this opportunity to join a Company that values its employees, recognises hard work and invests in career development. 

Apply online now with an updated Resume and Cover Letter. For further information please contact Cass Mayer on 07 4963 0428.

Closing date: 5 pm Friday, 13 March 2020

Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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