Our Frequently Asked Questions


We hope that the following FAQ’s help you. Should you have further questions please feel free to contact us.

Estimating FAQ’S

Q. Who are Estimating Solutions Group?
A. Estimating Solutions Group is an Australian-based company providing professional estimating services for the construction industry, helping small to large size businesses tender on projects on an as-needed basis throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Q. Why should my business use Estimating Solutions Group?
A. Having full-time electrical and civil estimators can cost in the region of AUD$60,000 – $150,000 per annum. In this competitive market, we acknowledge that business needs to run smarter and more efficiently to ensure a profit is gained. Using Estimating Solutions Group you are not locked into any contracts and our service is based on an as-needed basis only, eliminating the need to employ a full-time estimator.

Q. What experience do the Estimating Solutions Group team have?
A. We currently have 10 full-time electrical, civil and hydraulic estimators with a combined industry experience of 100+ Years. Between us, we have worked on projects ranging from $5k – $50m across the residential, commercial, industrial and mining sectors.

Q. How do I request an estimate?
A. Head to our contact page and fill out the form or send your documents through to rfq@estimatingsolutions.com.au to get a free no obligation quote for services.

Q. How fast can you complete a project?
A. We pride ourselves on our fast turnaround, meeting even the toughest deadlines. Without the need of suppliers, we can (in some cases) complete projects the same day!

Q. How much do Estimating Solutions Group charge?
A. Simply send us the project documentation to rfq@estimatingsolutions.com.au and we will provide an obligation free quote on the cost of estimating your project.

Q. What will I receive upon completion of my estimate? 
A. You will be provided with our pricing calculations along with all pricing that we receive from your suppliers and a tender submission document tailored to your business which includes all clarifications, inclusions, and exclusions associated with the project. All you need to do is conduct your due diligence, adjust your hourly rate and margins and send it to your client.

Q. What happens if multiple contractors request the same project?
A. We base our services on trust and integrity. Should this scenario occur, we shall contact all contractors and let them all know that we are pricing it for someone else, you will then be asked if you wish to proceed. If all contractors wish to proceed we simply price the project accordingly, enter each contractor’s supplier pricing, submit the tender and then split the invoice evenly. It’s then down to you how competitive you wish to make your tender by adjusting your quotation. (Hourly Rates, Margins, Labour Install Rates, etc.)

Q. How do I pay for your services?
A. Estimating Solutions Group accept the following payment options: Bank transfer, Paypal and Credit card.

Q. Do Estimating Solutions Group offer packages?
A. Our main objectives are ensuring that our clients are winning work and that our service is cost-effective for them. We can offer tailored packages to our clients, with options including but not limited to; a set rate for each project, bulk purchase of hours or a set retainer. Simply ask us and see what we can do to help your business grow.
Q. Do you do any other types of estimating?
A. Give us a call or send us an email and we can discuss your requirements so we can see if we can accommodate for you!

Drafting FAQ’S

Q. What Drafting services do Estimating Solutions Group offer?
A. We offer an as-constructed service for all closeout documentation. Simply send us your red line drawings with the .DWG files and we can ensure your project is closed out promptly.

Q. How much does it cost?
A. Our pricing for as-constructed drawings is based on a flat rate per drawing – regardless of the details shown. Contact us for further details on 1300 083 238.



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