Estimator – Civils


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North West - All Permanent November 2nd 2020 £55,000 - £60,000 BTC/FP/2020/0211EC Brian Colton

Estimator – Civils

£55,000 - £60,000

Bury - North West

Our client, a well-established land reclamation and construction business, are looking to recruit a Civils Estimator to cover various sites. With a very strong order book, the majority of their projects involve groundworks, paving, drainage and hard and soft landscaping for Local Authorities, Housing Associations and prestige private clients.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the preparation and subsequent negotiation of Tender submissions for Civil Engineering projects
  • Any other duties as may be required.

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.

Experience/ Key Skills Required:

  • Preferably degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering
  • Microsoft office proficient

Experienced in varying types of projects including: groundworks, paving, drainage etc

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