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Estimator - Main Contractor

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Job Description

Our client was formed more than twenty years ago and delivers the highest quality projects.

Turnover: £20m

They have the versatility to design and provide bespoke solutions to all commercial challenges, with a customer-focused philosophy, implemented by their capable and reliable workforce.

This Philosophy, and their attitude of exceeding expectations both arises from and continues to contribute towards their unique approach across the broad spectrum of build projects.



You will have complete autonomy over the whole of Estimating.



They now have a requirement for an Estimator. You will be:

* 6+ years experienced
* Experience of pricing new and refurbishment projects up to £10m in value.
* Their work areas include commercial, schools, retail, housing, rail (build) and industrial sectors
* Experienced in dealing with Clients and their Agents on a daily / weekly basis
* The ability to read and understand the requirements contained in tender documents
* Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risk
* Preparing quantities for all trades, to be used to obtain prices for in-house and sub-contract works
* Preparation of Preliminary costs
* Preparing a complete tender estimate for individual projects ready for settlement by the managing director
* Offering value engineering solutions on submitted projects that are over budget
* Identifying cost effective solutions and preparing alternative tender prices for the same
* Will be required to handover a successful project to the delivery team, giving a full breakdown and synopsis of the project
* Computer literate. In particular being competent with Conquest or Causeway, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Project
* To be part of a team and contribute more than just a pure Estimating role
* Flexible and self-motivated, possessing excellent planning, organisational, communication and negotiation skills, coupled with good time management

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