Company: Wood
Skills: Estimating
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Lead Estimator to join their Mining & Mineral Division in Brisbane for a full time permanent role.

Wood is at the forefront of engineering solutions for a net zero future. A key component of decarbonising the world is the Mining and Minerals Industry which supplies the critical minerals required for this global vision. Currently our APAC team has a portfolio of projects within the rare earth, manganese and other battery metals commodities that are both local and international.

Reporting to the Estimating Manager in Perth, working closely with the leadership team in QLD, this role sits within the studies team and will see you responsible for the development of project estimates across key phases from DFS, PFS and scoping studies this may see you be focal point for multiple projects.

You will work closely with the wider studies team who are based in Perth, being a key integral focal point for our Brisbane division. This will require to lead delivery of key estimation requirements, noted above driving best practice and implementing opportunities for continuous improvements, working closely with the wider Queensland leadership group.

Skills / Qualifications

About You

We are looking for an experienced Lead Estimator who has built a successful career working within the minerals & metals sector/resources sector, with balanced experience in the EPCM environment delivering in a multi-disciplinary capacity.

In addition, we are seeking the following attributes/skills.

  • Prior experience in working within an engineering consultancy/EPCM leading estimation within medium to major scale Greenfields and brownfields projects.
  • Strong understanding of Cost Management, Change Control, Planning & Risk Analysis & Management, in conjunction with key project management principals.
  • Ability to work autonomously, whilst building collaborative and cohesive working relationships.
  • Prior relative experience working within studies, from conceptual to preliminary phases,
  • Ability to work in an agile, ever changing environment, leading delivery of your projects and estimation requirements within the Brisbane office

So much of our success depends on feeling part of a team with people around us that we can rely on. What unites us is our values. They set the tone, help create our culture, give us one common set of principles, and help us all have a great experience at work .

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.