Civil Engineering Estimator
Job DescriptionAn 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