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​ESTIMATOR - CIVILS


Location: Type: Date Posted: Salary: Job ID: Contact:
North West - Greater Manchester Permanent July 6th 2020 £50,000 - £60,000 BTC/FP/2020/0607CEO Brian Colton

ESTIMATOR - CIVILS

£50,000 - £60,000

North West

Our Client,a well-established national Construction & Civil Engineering Company, are looking for an Estimator to join their team. Working on large tenders ranging from £1m - £20m you will be required to provide support and guidance to their large estimating team. This role may suit an individual with experience in Quantity Surveying or an Engineering background.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the preparation and subsequent negotiation of Tender submissions for Civil Engineering projects
  • Examine incoming tenders and review contract potential
  • Measuring & ‘Quantity Take-Off’ from drawings
  • Producing Bills of Quantities
  • Sourcing pre-project information and analysing sub-contractor quotations, agreements & enquiries
  • Build up tender price from first principles based on the scope of works, plans, specification, programme
  • Cost planning
  • Produce tender report in preparation for tender adjudication
  • Hold adjudication/settlement meeting with Estimating & Operational Directors
  • Attend pre & post contract interviews, client meetings etc.
  • Any other duties as may be required.

Experience/ Key Skills Required:

  • Preferably degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering
  • Experienced in varying types of projects including: bulk earthworks, groundworks, substructure concrete, paving, roadworks, drainage, RC Frames.
  • Sound commercial acumen
  • A confident communicator with all members of staff; a team player. You must have excellent interpersonal skills; maintain good working relationships with colleagues, clients, and suppliers and have a personable character.
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to adhere to strict deadlines on a daily & weekly basis
  • Microsoft office proficient