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- Preston, Lancashire
- £40000.00 - 45000.00
- car / allowance, bonus, benefits
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Salary: £40,000-45,000 plus car / allowance, benefits
About our client
You will be working for a 40-year established main contractor and civil engineering group undertaking new build and refurbishment projects in the student accommodation, PRS, hotel, commercial and retail sectors ranging from £5-80million.
Thanks to another year of strong growth and project delivery success, new tender opportunities are coming in and there is now the requirement for an additional experienced Estimator to join the work-winning team working directly alongside the Director. This opportunity presents excellent progression potential with the path to Managing Estimator clearly defined for the incoming individual.
To apply for this role you must be an experienced Estimator who has worked for a main building contractor on projects above £1million.
Main Purpose of Role:
To prepare and present to directors a tender price based on tender enquiry documents supplied by the client. Manage and coordinate the preparation of selected tenders in parallel.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
·Full preparation of estimate for settlement on agreed date.
·Coordination of: designs, programmes, method statements; contractors proposals, quantities etc
·Obtaining subcontractor prices and checking compliance.
·Pricing of labour, plant and material elements.
·Pricing of preliminaries.
·Highlighting risk and where possible assess the cost.
·Presentation & input to the tender settlement meetings.
·Ensuring fully compliant tender submissions.
·Delivery of tender by the agreed deadlines, to the specified address.
·Supervision of Estimating Assistant as appropriate.
·Use of computerised estimating system where appropriate.
·Handover tender package to production team
Experience & Qualifications
·At least 3 years' Estimating experience (essential)
·Demonstrable experience of tendering for new build and refurbishment projects (essential)
·Experience using Conquest, Causeway or equivalent estimating software