Job: Estimator

Howard James Reccruitment, Northwich, Winsford, Knutsford

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Job TitleEstimator
Salary £40,000 – £45,000
Location St. Asaph
Job Information

Our client are a prolific construction and development business and due to recent growth of the business they are looking to recruit an experienced Estimator to join the team based in St Asaph.

Reporting to the Estimating Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing prices for design and build new tenders, contractor designs and Bills of Quantities.

Main responsibilities:

  • Analysing drawings to produce cost and additional costs estimations
  • Check specification against drawing and current client standards including BSI/ISO and Building Regulations
  • Produce Bills of Quantities with costing for all requirements including quantity, amount, unit rate, labour and plant resource and constants
  • Produce net cost tender documents for the relevant projects.
  • Provide input into possible areas of risk on project to Estimating Director for discussion at tendering process.
  • Attend client meetings to discuss tender.
  • Visit site for relevant tender process.
  • Discuss with clients or employer agent where necessary on tender issues and queries.
  • Discuss with subcontractors work involved on proposed projects.
  • Provide regular update reports to Estimating Director.
  • Provide comparison schedules of subcontractors and supplier costs.
  • Calculation of prices using Estimating software package
  • Compile estimates including monitoring prices to identify compliant and non-compliant prices and source additional/ alternative prices
  • Provide regular updates to Estimating Director and Estimator on work and discuss issues on a regular basis to develop own learning.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Requiring education/ qualifications to a level of NVQ 4, Degree, HND or equivalent experience.
  • Basic Word and Excel knowledge
  • Good knowledge of estimating software
  • Assertive and strong persuasion skills
  • Strong time management skills

This is a permanent role offering full time working hours, competitive salary, excellent company benefits and company car / allowance

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