Sr Quantity Surveyor or Sr Estimator




For over 80 years, Breen Construction Ltd has operated in the Lower South Island and has offices in Oamaru, Wanaka, Cromwell, Dunedin, Twizel and head office is in Alexandra. We’re a family business that has developed from grass roots into an established, reputable and well-known operation with over 170 staff. We look for like-minded, hard-working people who enjoy working within a family business, embrace new technology and work proficiently with the systems and processes that the business has in place.


• Fantastic work locations with offices in Alexandra, Oamaru, Wanaka, Dunedin, Cromwell and Twizel
• Collaborative management team
• Positive communication and team culture
• Medical Insurance
• Company Life, trauma and wage protection
• Long Service Leave
• Social club outings and trips
• Company functions and Christmas parties


We are looking for an experienced Senior Estimator or QS to join our team.  This role ideally will be based in Alexandra, however for the right candidate the location could be placed in Dunedin, Wanaka or Oamaru.

You will be part of a Commercial Team and will be responsible for delivering successful tender bids in the best interests of the company. You will also be required to have the skills to add value to early contractor involvement through concept and budget estimating.


To be successful in this position, you will have:

• A minimum of 10 years of tendering/estimating experience combined with a related qualification to Quantity Surveying
• Technical proficiency and understanding of commercial, residential, and architectural residential construction
• Experience reading and interpreting architectural plans/drawings
• Strong computer literacy
• Able to lead and be part of a team to deliver a common goal
• Thorough understanding of New Zealand construction methods and systems

Candidates must have the right to live and work in NZ and hold a valid and current driver’s licence.

For a confidential conversation please contact Nina Klemm, HR Manager 021 340 613 or submit your CV along with your cover letter to

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