Challenge yourself

Senior Estimator

Your challenge

Do you like the sound of working on appealing, large-scale (>100 million) utility and housing projects, such as the expansion of the WTC in Amsterdam or The Cool Tower construction project in Rotterdam? As a highly enthusiastic Senior Estimator at Ballast Nedam Building Projects, you can!

Our offer
  • 13x a maximum salary of € 5,700 per 4 weeks (equivalent to € 6,175 per month), depending on knowledge and experience;
  • 30 days off per year and the possibility to buy 10 more;
  • Excellent pension and comprehensive collective insurance;
  • A laptop and smartphone.
The vacancy

At Ballast Nedam, you will work independently as a professional estimator in a close team that, like you, is passionate about the profession.
Your working method is based on the desire to provide insight into all aspects of the construction process to reach the right price.
By ensuring reliable estimates and detailed budgets for potential projects, you lay the foundation for an economically sound tender and project execution.
We like direct lines of communication and an open working atmosphere with room for new ideas and sociability. You will have the freedom to think about calculation systems and methods.
Your job also involves monitoring market prices for materials, labour and deliveries from subcontractors and suppliers. You will use your know-how to validate your target prices for parts of the project, Assess risks and come up with suitable alternatives where possible. You will do whatever it takes to make the most accurate offer possible.
If you do not know something, you rely on those around you for information. You are not afraid to ask your colleagues for help.

All that matters, in the end, is making the best possible calculation!

We work with IbisTrad, Docstream and BIM/Solibri, among others.
If you have any questions or are you curious whether this position would suit you,

We would like to invite you for a digital cup of coffee or tea to discuss the position further!

  • Have a minimum of seven years' experience in the role of estimator or cost engineer in a relevant construction environment;
  • Have HBO (higher vocational education) professional and intellectual ability;
  • Experience with IbisTrad calculation software and an understanding of working with BIM (Solibri) is preferred;
  • Diverse work experience is desirable.

Do you want to know more about this position, the team or the organisational unit? Please contact our Recruiter:

About Ballast Nedam Building Projects

Ballast Nedam is a Dutch construction and development company with international influences. We focus on people and results. With great dedication we build a sustainable living environment together with our partners. Every day we challenge ourselves to improve. This means that we commit ourselves to create added value for our clients and to improve the well-being of our living environment. We are open-minded, eager to learn and focused on making real connections. We apply our unique way of working to realise beautiful projects, in the Netherlands and abroad. Safety, sustainability, digitalisation and corporate social responsibility are our focus points. We are proud to be part of Rönesans Holding, number 9 in the list of Europe's largest international contractors. We are Ballast Nedam, we Challenge to Improve.

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Are you enthusiastic about the role? We would love to get to know you better during a digital cup of coffee (or tea). 


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