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Career Opportunities

Careers at Cooke & Dowsett

WORKING WITH US:  Cooke and Dowsett is one of Australia’s leading tier one Plumbing Commercial Construction companies. Our success is built on hard work and continued commitment to our people. We are committed to doing what’s right for our clients, our team and our communities.

We are currently experiencing growth nationally and we’d love you to join us!

WORKING WITH US:  Cooke and Dowsett is one of Australia’s leading tier one Plumbing Commercial Construction companies. Our success is built on hard work and continued commitment to our people. We are committed to doing what’s right for our clients, our team and our communities.

Expression of Interest:  Join the Team in 2022!

Project Manager / Site Manager / Registered Plumbers

Cooke & Dowsett Plumbing Group are experiencing significant growth and with a number of large projects commencing in 2022, we are looking for an experienced Project Manager’s / Site Manager’s / Registered Plumbers to join our team.

Come and join the team working on some of Melbourne’s most exciting construction projects!

Senior Estimator (Keilor Park)

Estimating (C&D VIC)

The Role:  We are seeking a full time Senior Estimator to join our growing team based in Keilor Park.  The Senior Estimator liaises with builders and suppliers to identify and assist with estimating the plumbing construction costs of each Cooke & Dowsett estimate.  They ensure each estimate is monitored and managed from the tender process, to tender submission through to construction handover, also providing ongoing assistance during the construction phase.  The Senior Estimator is responsible for providing accurate pricing that will ultimately win the contract in a competitive bidding situation to enable the contract to be carried out profitably.

About You:  The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and have:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or Building Construction or Engineering (Desirable)
  • Trade Qualification in Plumbing (preferred)
  • BSc in Quality Surveying, Finance, or Construction Management or Engineering
  • 2 years + experience as an estimator, cost planner or Quantity Surveyor
  • 2 years + Commercial Construction industry and/or experience managing large and complex projects
  • Experience from within a trades based business is highly desirable

Project Administrator (Keilor Park)

Projects (C&D Vic)

The Role:  The Senior Project Administrator is responsible for supporting the Project Managers to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget, whilst complying with the contract, company policy and industry quality standards.  They are also responsible for working with the relevant state managers to assist with training and developing Project Administrators in all states.

About You:  The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and have:

Qualifications:

  • Certificate 3 or similar in Administration ideal, but not essential;

Experience:

  • At least 5 years in an administration role – ideally on commercial construction projects or similar;
  • Experience using Aconex, Bluebeam, WebFM and Excel – advantageous;
  • Some experience training & supporting colleagues in Project Administration.

Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper (Keilor Park)

The Role: Based at our recently refurbish Head Office in Keilor Park, we are currently seeking a full time Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper to provide general financial support to the Group Accountant and CFO in the form of completing month end financial reporting for key stakeholders as well as assisting with cash flow, debtor’s collection, retentions, bank guarantees, fixed asset accounting, Payroll and other financial accounting functions as required for a specific set of entities.

About You: The successful applicant will be well organised person, capable of balancing multiple priorities and have an eye for detail.  Duties include:

  • Bank reconciliations
  • Accounts payable
  • Processing work orders, purchase orders and invoicing
  • Data entry and reconciliations
  • Processing a small payroll
  • Liaising directly with staff, suppliers and customers
  • General administration

TPAGG WA

Plumber & Gas Fitter

The Role:  The Plumbing and Gas Guys are an Australian owned and managed Plumbing and Gas business operating in Perth for the past 8 years. Our team of plumbers and gas fitters service all areas of the Perth Metropolitan area.  We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced qualified Plumber & Gas Fitter to join our team.

About You:  As a skilled and qualified “all-rounder” you will be driven by delivering exceptional customer service and seizing opportunities to exceed our client’s expectations while repairing, maintaining and installing plumbing fixtures and providing estimations and quotes.  This opportunity will suit a proactive maintenance Plumber and Gas Fitter who has the drive and energy to get the job done and who has pride in their work. You must have a keen eye for detail and exceptional customer service skills.

Requirements:

Australian Drivers Licence
Plumbing Licence
Gas Fitting Licence
White Card
Other relevant qualifications
All hand tools as required