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Estimator - Primedawn Holdings

Location: Harare
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

A holding company with several subsidiaries is looking for an Estimator to join its Engineering Division. The Incumbent will be reporting to the Director - Group Strategy and Business Development and will be responsible for the following, among other duties:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees projects to ensure costs remain in line with forecasts
  • Compiles bids for work.
  • Obtains quotes for all predicted requirements from sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Collates detailed price lists of everything needed on civil and electrical projects
  • Clarifies the client's needs and expectations.
  • Reads blueprints and takes measurements.
  • Makes use of relevant computer software such as Excel, Word and Autodesk.
  • Assess and complies with all risk assessments and health and safety requirements.
  • Works from rough sketches and specifications created by engineers and architects
  • Specifies dimensions, materials, and procedures for new products
  • Drafts and prepares layout drawings of the given structures, components and devices.
  • roduces draft designs and diagrams according to the given specification
  • Prepares drawings and diagrams for electrical devices and installations.
  • Collaborates with designers, constructors and engineers on projects.
  • Calculates dimensions and allowances with accurate precision
  • Compiles data and specifications sheets.
  • Accommodates safety procedures and issues in installation and construction drawings coordinates and control projects from the design stage through to completion and handover;
  • Coordinates with contractors and consultants onsite and ensuring that general specifications are met and construction procedures are executed properly;
  • Coordinates construction inspection, project supervision and monitoring;
  • Files all projects records in a proper manner that allows easy retrieval;
  • Receives and record construction drawings issued;
  • Submits daily, weekly and monthly progress reports as appropriate and as directed;
  • Ensures that the site and occupational health and safety measures are observed;
  • Carries out any other technical duties as assigned by the General Manager/ Managing Director.


The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:

  • A degree or higher national diploma in civil engineering/ relevant.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience.
  • Clean class 4 driver’s license.

To Apply

Interested candidates should email an application letter and detailed CVs with 3 traceable referees to email: no later than 25th of February 2022

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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