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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!

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.

C&D WA

Project Administrator (Murdoch)

Administration Support 

The Role:  Site based in Murdoch WA, the 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

About You:  As the ideal candidate, you will have previously worked in Project Administration (or similar) for at least 2 years in commercial construction.  This role requires a demonstrated experience in supporting Project Managers with coordinating all aspects of the project lifecycle including project set up, procurement, planning & delivery, contract administration and project close, supporting Project Managers in tracking project schedules, maintaining relevant project administrative systems and processes to support the effective achievement of work objectives, job file creation via our internal system, maintaining positive working relationships with internal & external stakeholders via phone and email, using your excellent interpersonal and communication skills and general office duties.    You will possess good time management skills with the ability to effectively prioritize, multitask and meet deadlines, proficiency in Acconex, Bluebeam, WebFM advantageous, but not essential and the ability to liaise professionally and courteously with internal staff, builders, architects, suppliers and merchants.

C&D QUEENSLAND

Project Administrator (Queens Wharf)

Administration Support (C&D QLD)

The Role:  The Project / Contract 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.

About You:  As the ideal candidate, you will have previously worked in Project Administration (or similar) for at least 2 years in commercial construction.  This role requires a demonstrated experience in supporting Project Managers with coordinating all aspects of the project lifecycle including project set up, procurement, planning & delivery, contract administration and project close, supporting Project Managers in tracking project schedules, maintaining relevant project administrative systems and processes to support the effective achievement of work objectives, job file creation via our internal system, maintaining positive working relationships with internal & external stakeholders via phone and email, using your excellent interpersonal and communication skills and general office duties and other