The Estimator will be responsible for producing detailed and competitive tenders within the allocated deadline. Other responsibilities include the measurement of tender drawings, reviewing specifications and issuing RFIs. Ideally the estimator will have a proven track record in all estimating functions, in addition to a strong commercial awareness and the ability to deal with tenders from start to finish.
Duties and responsibilites:
Preparation and negotiation of tenders submission;
Measuring and Quantity Take-Off from drawings;
Producing Bills of Quantities;
Sourcing pre-project information;
Visit site and record information about access, drainage and topography, and availability of services such as water and electricity;
Analysing sub-contractor quotations and checking inclusions and exclusions;
Produce Tender report;
Ensure tender is delivered to the appropriate place on time;
Attend pre and post tender interviews, client meetings;
Liaising and reporting to the Estimating Manager, Contracts Manager & Director in relation to on-going projects submissions;
Attend regular pipeline meetings to review current tender submission requirements and communicate effectively to keep Estimating Manager up-to-date on project submission status whilst also tracking and resolving issues;
Keeps abreast of various changes in industry and competitive environment in which the company operates;
Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations;
Perform Other Duties and Projects as assigned.
Skills and Experience
A degree in Quantity Surveying is a requirement.
Minimum of 3 years experience in the construction industry - Groundworks and RC frame would be beneficial
Good understanding of construction methods, specifications and the ability to read, understand and measure drawings.
Display high capability of extracting quantities from drawings and ensure that accurate pricing is delivered within specified time frames
Computer literate in Microsoft Office, Dropbox, Google Docs, etc.
A strong command of the English languge and good written and oral communication skills.
Excellent organization and time management skills with ability to manage multiple priorities at once.
Self-starter and ability to organise the workday around assigned activities and priorities with minimum supervision.
Ability to work successfully as part of a team.
Salary: Competitive rate based on experience
Other: National Insurance number and basic CSCS card is a requirement.
We can only accept applicants with a valid working visa for UK.
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