Estimator

Job Reference:
00012557
Date Posted:
24 July 2017
Location:
Kent
Salary:
£65,000 to £75,000
Job Type:
Permanent

Job Description

Following a meeting with a successful and profitable privately owned main contractor we are looking to source an experienced Estimator / Senior Estimator able to work within the Kent / East Sussex border areas.

They carry out projects throughout the South East and are planning to expand their operations to in excess of 60m over the next 3- 5 years.

Overall Purpose of the Job:

To assist and produce priced tenders that are accurate, clearly detailed, and competitive and returned within deadlines. Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations and provide clearly identified price build-ups to the Contract team.

The desired outcome being that the Company will achieve sufficient new work to enable continued growth in accordance with the Business Plan. Their reputation for quality, professionalism, fairness and success will be kept foremost in their clients' and their competitors' minds.

The role will include but is not limited to the following responsibilities:

  • Arrange site inspections
  • Provide accurate budgets/cost plans
  • Provide a detailed take-off and Bill of Quantities (BQ) using the Conquest Estimating software package
  • Work on traditional Plan and Specification, Design and Build of Partnered Contracts
  • Obtain competitive prices for materials and sub-contract packages
  • Oversee or complete quote analysis comparisons
  • Check and amend rate/price build-ups where necessary
  • Prepare tender build-ups for internal adjudication and carry out adjustments where necessary
  • Preparation and collation of relevant information/ documentation for handover meeting, ensuring all teams are suitably briefed
  • Discuss the client's requirements for a pre-tender meeting with relevant departments, present and answer all questions regarding cost of works
  • Participate in post-tender meetings with clients

On offer for this Estimator / Senior Estimator position is a salary of 65,000 - 75,000 p.a. plus health care, pension and bonus scheme.

Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact David Weaving on 020 8892 0115 or at david.weaving@mrgpeople.co.uk

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