About Neater Constructions

Neater Constructions operates across the Far North Queensland region with a focus on both residential and construction projects. With over 38 years of experience in the tropical north, we never compromise on quality or safety and have a specialised local knowledge of the building and construction industry in this region. Our clients range from private land owners to large corporate investors and building managers, with a huge variety of completed projects ranging from luxury private homes to corporate fit-outs, refurbishments and commercial construction. 

Why work with us?

We take pride in selecting the right people and offer professional support and continuous career development opportunities.

We are always interested to hear from qualified and experienced people, from trades to supervisors and office staff.

To submit your expression of interest in working for Neater Constructions, please send us your current resume with a cover letter to or contact us for a confidential discussion on (07) 4055 2500.

    Being one of Far North Queensland’s long-standing and well respected builders, at Neater Constructions we fully appreciate that our people make us leaders in our field. Our organisation is one of collaborative teamwork. We take pride in selecting the right people and offer professional support and continuous career development opportunities. We set our expectations high and move with the ever developing and progressive construction industry, rewarding our people for hard work and innovative thinking, with stability and career progression.

    We provide our total support to not only meet client expectations but to exceed them. At Neater Constructions, we offer Equal Opportunity and a supportive, dynamic environment for our team members to flourish and achieve their career goals. We care about our team members and this is why we continually strive to offer a great place to work.

    At Neater, we have a fantastic culture which is driven by our people. We strive to achieve success in everything we do and invest in our people to make it happen. Our employees are committed due to our strong workplace culture which has been developed on our values of Performance, Quality and Respect.

      Positions available

      Estimator/ Senior Estimator – Full Time Permanent

      We have vacancies for an Estimator and Senior Estimator to join our team in our Cairns office. Successful candidates must have unparalleled attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills and present with confidence in front of Clients, Suppliers, Subcontractors, other Key Stakeholders and internal Management alike.

      Key Estimating duties include:

      • Risk assessment
      • Scoping trade packages
      • Preparation and ongoing management of BOQs
      • Pricing of all trades including preliminaries
      • Programming scopes of work using Project
      • Accurate assessment and comparison of quotations
      • Preparation and submission of quotations
      • Tender evaluation, negotiation and reference
      • Cost analysis and budget management.

      Working closely with the Contracts Administration team and opportunity to attend Site Inspections, you will be collaborative, personable and proactive in your approach.These essential skills will be required on both fully and partially documented tenders under design and construct or construct only contracts.

      To apply for this role, you will need:

      • Tertiary Qualifications within Construction, Engineering or Quantity Surveying
      • Proficient in software packages (or similar): Databuild; CostX; Microsoft Project
      • Minimum 5 years relevant industry experience in a similar role
      • Commercial building and construction experience is highly regarded

      In return, Neater can offer an attractive salary package commensurate with qualifications and experience as well as a working environment where work/life balance is valued and encouraged.

      Please email your current resume and cover letter to: