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Senior Building Estimator

Job Description

Job Title: Estimator / Senior Estimator (UK Contractor)

Location: Manchester (Trafford)

Salary: £50k - £70k + package

Our client is a leading UK building company. Committed to the highest standards of quality, safety and sustainability, they deliver outstanding projects which meet and exceed clients' expectations.

A family-owned company with a wealth of experience accumulated over more than 50 years delivering the highest profile projects across the UK.

They work with clients across all major market sectors, tailoring their design, construction, technical and management capabilities to meet their evolving needs.

They currently seek an Estimator for their expanding regional office in Manchester to work on projects within North West.

With a proven track record in either main contracting or with significant subcontractors, the successful candidate will aspire to work on tenders ranging from £10m to £100m.

They will have experience in liaising with purchasing departments and communicating with suppliers/ subcontractors, as well as of managing and coordinating subcontractor, plant and materials enquiries.

A team player with excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills and a strong attention to detail, candidates should also:

* Be able to price from first principles i.e. labour, plant and materials
* Be able to record, measure and take off from tender drawings
* Have experience of creating tender deliverable schedules from a client's tender documentation and of managing the tender process
* Have experience of using Conquest estimating software and a good level of IT Competence

General Building estimating experience and a willingness to price civil engineering works would be an advantage.

It would also be advantageous, although not essential, if the candidate is a corporate member (or working towards becoming a corporate member) of a recognised chartered institute.

Package will be commensurate with experience

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