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Estimator / Quantity Surveyor - Civil Engineering

Job Description

Are you a Civils Estimator / Quantity Surveyor looking for your next role? If so our client is looking for someone new to join their team in the Manchester area. The role is suitable for an Estimator / Quantity Surveyor who is competent in residential groundworks.

Duties - (Not limited to)

* Fully understand tender documentation across whole suite of projects within the sectors we operate in and provide initial accurate assessment for all elements
* Engage with contracts managers and other experts within the business, ensuring there is a clear plan and programme of delivery
* Understand the build requirements and techniques, assess subcontract requirements, assemble enquiry documentation and issue
* Understand construction programming and planning
* Develop mitigation strategies as appropriate
* From first principles, produce accurate costs, access value engineering and risk issues and provide a comprehensive tender submission, anticipating changes in the marketplace
* Work closely with others across the business to gain an understanding of the project and use the advice gained from previous experience
* Understand design and understand the impact of individual / combined disciplines on the tender
* Be able as appropriate to work on more than one project at a time
* Present tender submission for approval ensuring a true and accurate picture of the tender is communicated
* Finalise project at tender adjudication
* Answer queries and undertake any negotiations
* Handover successful bids with contracts team providing clarity on the bid itself and programme of works
* As applicable support the development of the estimating team.


* Degree, HNC or equivalent qualification in construction/civil engineering
* Previous civil engineering or groundworks experience

CSCS desirable not essential

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