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Building Assessor / Estimator

  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • Autonomous role
  • Opportunity to grow & develop your career
  • Company Car

About the Employer
Our client is backed by over 25 years’ experience in the building & restoration industry, they deliver residential and commercial building services for Education, Insurance Repairs, Real Estate and Property Maintenance, Government, Not for Profit, Retail, Emergency Repairs, Aged Care and Disability.
About the Role:
My client currently has an exciting opportunity for a local and dedicated Assessor to come and join our team operating across the Newcastle region.  As an Assessor you will be responsible for conducting on-site domestic building damage and/or renovation and repair work and the successful completion of remedial work achieving high quality outcomes within the required financial budgets.

This role will appeal to those looking for a career change and join the growing insurance industry and have experience as an estimator, carpenter, builder,  or other construction roles.

  • Growing company – National Business
  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • Career Development


  • Conduct on-site property reports for all our clients
  • Provide accurate repair scope of works for repairs
  • Responsible for project management of the end-to-end repairs.
  • Build and maintain key local sub-contractor relationships, including building surveyor, engineers and local authorities to assist with the technical aspects of your role.
  • Ensure repairs are carried out with a strong focus on repair life cycle, quality of works, customer experience and quality KPI’s
  • Preparation of variations for submission to clients
  • Achieve an understanding of policy coverage across all brands of Home Building Insurance with our clients
  • Co-ordinate all approved repairs using preferred trades and contractors.
  • Inspect repairs to ensure compliance with required WHS legislation after training has been provided
  • Provide communication updates to clients as per industry KPI’s.

Skills and Experience:

  • Trade experience (minimum of 3 years) preferable carpentry but not limited to
  • OH&S Construction Induction Card (White Card) (essential)
  • Current drivers’ licence
  • Microsoft office skills
  • Outstanding communication and customer service skills
  • Strong organisation and time-management abilities

Due to Government mandates, the successful applicant is required to be fully vaccinated to work in this industry 

Please note only candidates that meet our client’s selection criteria will be contacted.
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