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Civil Engineering Estimator

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arose for an Estimator, with a background in infrastructure and civils, to join a company offering leading salary.

This company are specialise in Major Highways, Water and Heavy Civil Engineering schemes.

They are growing from strength to strength within their market share and due to an exciting new phase of development, can offer excellent long term career development and progression opportunities, whilst offering training.

The Estimator will play a crucial role in supporting the continuous flow of new business through the Company.

Our client carries out a huge variety of civil engineering and construction contracts, ranging in value from £5,000 to £15million for an increasingly broad spectrum of Clients and working as part of the Estimating Department provides exposure to all of these.

You will be welcomed into a fast-paced environment, where no two jobs are the same.

The Successful Applicant Will Be Required To

Scrutinise incoming enquiries

Assess all relevant technical issue

Carry out site visit

Prepare take-offs and materials schedule

Prepare subcontract enquiries and evaluate quotation

Prepare estimates and outline programmes for the costs of the works

Coordinate tender submissions including health and safety, environmental and quality elements

Submit proposals to clients

Negotiate terms and conditions with clients prior to contract award

Participate in tender handover meetings Skills Good IT skills, including Microsoft Office suite of software

Knowledge of Conquest estimating software and Microsoft Project Necessary skills to review construction drawings and perform quantity take-offs

Ability to produce estimates from first principles

Capability to work on multiple tenders and budgets

Aptitude to work autonomously

Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

A professional attitude to representing the Company Good time management and organisational skills

Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines Experience: Ideally, the successful applicant will have already worked in a similar role for a civil engineering contractor, pricing works

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