Estimator

This is an exciting opportunity to join the commercial team as an Estimator.

You will be working for a company that prides itself on the quality of its work.

  • Hours: 8:30-17:00 Monday-Friday
  • Salary: Negotiable

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Overseeing projects to ensure costs remain in line with forecasts
  • Compiling bids for work
  • Calculating the costs of materials, transport, labour and equipment hire
  • Obtaining quotes for all predicted requirements from sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Collating detailed price lists of everything needed on each construction project
  • Clarifying the client’s needs and expectations
  • Reading blueprints and taking measurements
  • Making use of relevant computer software such as Excel, Work and Autodesk DWG TrueView
  • Assessing and adhering to all risk assessments and health and safety requirements
  • Keeping up to date with inflation, exchange rates and projected timescale costs
  • Making visits to proposed construction sites
  • Liaising with others including construction managers, planners and design teams
  • Presenting bids to clients and answering their questions
  • Completing work quality submissions
  • Preparing and submitting quotations for work

Requirements

  • a practical and logical mind and a methodical way of thinking
  • a creative and innovative approach to problem solving
  • strong numeracy and financial management skills
  • the ability to learn sophisticated design and costing IT packages
  • the ability to write clear and precise reports and to relate complex information in a simple way to a diverse range of people
  • negotiation and team work skills
  • the ability to motivate and lead those on site
  • detailed knowledge of past and current building and construction technology, processes, materials, business and legal matters
  • hold full UK driving licence and willing to travel

Application deadline: 31/01/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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