JOB TITLE: Senior Estimator


Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : Birmingham
Job Reference : 9354 Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 14/02/2013
 
Salary & Benefits : £60000 - £63000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Our client, a leading infrastructure services business, is currently recruiting for a senior estimator working around the midlands area, based just off the M42. Offering up to 63k plus car and benefits for the role, the senior estimator will have 10 years plus experience working in a civil engineering background with structures/highways experience being ideal. Ideally candidates will have experience with contracts up to the value of £20m.


Job Description

Our client, a leading infrastructure services business, is currently recruiting for a senior estimator working around the midlands area, based just off the M42. Offering up to 63k plus car and benefits for the role, the senior estimator will have 10 years plus experience working in a civil engineering background with structures/highways experience being ideal. Ideally candidates will have experience with contracts up to the value of £20m.

Job Description

Our clients Civil Engineering division has proven and extensive civil engineering and project management skills, delivering engineering excellence through cost-efficient, client focused solutions from minor works through to major infrastructure projects.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Estimator to join our client's regional work winning team at their Regional Head Office in Birmingham.

Responsibilities
-Check & ensure maintenance of a controlled copy of Client's Enquiry document & resultant communications
-Risk review of the Client's Enquiry to inform bid decisions
-Prepare subcontract & materials enquiries and review subsequent quotations
-Build up an accurate cost estimate for the permanent works in an elemental and analytical format.
-Prepare an accurate cost estimate for the preliminaries resources required to carry out the works in accordance with agreed programme & engineering requirements
-Check labour & plant resources accumulated in the cost estimate balance with those derived from the tender programme
-Prepare & present the commercial aspects of the tender to the Directors/Senior Managers for adjudication and approval
-Prepare the commercial tender for submission to the Client
-On acceptance of tender by Client check proposed contract reflects the enquiry documents and subsequent offer
-Prepare and present the commercial handover documents to the contract delivery team
-Liaise with construction teams to ensure output & resource data collected providing feedback for future tenders

Requirements
-Experience in working in a variety of civil engineering sectors including structures/highways
-A good working knowledge of outputs normally achieved by operatives and subcontractors in a number of trades and those operating various types of equipment
-An appreciation of engineering techniques & their suitability
-A practical knowledge of safe methods of working
-Ability to assess site conditions from a physical inspection & interpretation of intrusive surveys & soils investigations
-Practiced & familiar with standard methods of measurement and forms of contract
-Ability to carry out quantative take offs from drawings
-A record of securing successfully completed contracts
-Candidate ideally has working knowledge of Candy estimating system
-MEng or BSc in Civil Engineering. MICE preferably

Rewards & Benefits
-26 days annual leave plus public holidays
-Flexible annual leave scheme
-Defined contributions pension scheme
-Company car/car allowance
-Share options scheme
-Choice flexible benefits scheme

Bluefire Consulting are an employment agency working on behalf of our client


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