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Estimator

  • Location: Driffield
  • Salary: £32,000-£38,000
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 23 April 2021
  • Ref: 906347

Purpose:

  • To provide accurate Tenders/Quotations from client’s enquiries.

Experience, Qualifications & Training:

  • HNC/HND or Degree Level in Construction preferred
  • Highly numerate
  • A strong capability in the use of Microsoft Office suite of applications which includes Word, Excel and Estimating Software Packages
  • Having knowledge of the key terms of JCT D&B and NEC3 forms or contract would be advantageous
  • The successful candidate would preferably have a minimum 5 years’ experience in an equal / similar role, from within a Design and Build, Main Contracting background.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Accurate calculation of quantities and prices where required
  • Direct liaison with both clients, sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Preparation of Contractors Proposals
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Be commercially astute and recognise limitations of the scope to ensure qualifications are aligned.
  • Close interface with sales team personnel
  • Create enquiry packages including detailed scope of works and attendances to meet the clients brief, issue and engage with supply chain and manage the prompt return of information.
  • Able to read and understand construction drawings, schedules, room data sheets, NBS documents and carry out detailed measurement and take off from tender information
  • Understand and apply mark up / margin
  • Prepare tender return documentation including CSA, prelims breakdowns, margin analysis and VE schedules
  • Assist to develop and evolve supply chain to serve the different market sectors
  • Maintain accurate records and electronic data
  • Have excellent organisational and time management skills. Be able to manage multiple projects concurrently and meet deadlines without compromising the accuracy or quality of the estimate.
  • A knowledge of modular construction would be useful but is not essential as training will be provided.

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