Estimator – Construction - Flexible Working Available

Recruiter
WMRecruit
Location
London
Salary
£50-70K
Posted
24 Oct 2019
Closes
24 Nov 2019
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client a construction company based in London are looking for an experienced Estimator, as a Estimator, you will be utilising latest technology to gain a competitive edge on the market, producing an optimum bid success rate, whilst maintaining a client centric mindset. You will be responsible for the full tender process and will be capable of producing accurate cost plans. This is a permanent position.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

  • Review all tender information and ER’s
  • Present tender submissions for adjudication
  • Prepare built-up rates and pricing information
  • Prepare tender packs
  • Review, assess and report on tender information
  • Attend site visits
  • Liaise, provide information and support preconstruction, technical and planning functions
  • Prepare detailed risk registers and information required for Contractor’s Proposals
  • Attend pre-tender, mid-tender and post-tender meetings as required
  • Negotiate final contract sums
  • To prepare handover packs for internal departments including finance
  • To assist the commercial teams in establishing project budgets

QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING

  • BSc in Construction Management or equivalent
  • Chartered member of CIOB or RICS
  • 4 Projects- Basic training

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

Required

  • Good standard of mathematical ability
  • Good experience working with a main contractor and dealing with projects of similar value.
  • Experience of various construction methods
  • Experience of controlling costs, timing and quality in line with targets
  • Good technical knowledge and the ability to look beyond the information drawn or specified, and to allow for all necessary to complete a task or element of construction
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point
  • Ability to use a computerised estimating package

Desirable

  • High end Residential/Commercial experience (Preferable)
  • Appropriate CSCS card
  • Trade/sub-contractor background
  • Negotiation skills and diplomacy

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