JOB TITLE: Estimator (Civil Engineering)


Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : Leeds
Job Reference : 10416JL Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 07/02/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car/Allowance, Excellent Benefits
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Estimator (Civil Engineering). Leading Global Civil Engineering Organisation. 40-50k + Car/allowance + Excellent benefits. Leeds


Job Description

Job Description

Estimator (Civil Engineering).
40-50k + Car/allowance + Excellent benefits, Pension, Healthcare, Holidays
Leading Global Civil Engineering Organisation
Leeds


The opportunity

Due to expansion this is a fantastic opportunity for an Estimator to join our client, a Global Civil Engineering Organisation, based out of their Leeds office, with work covering project sites in the Yorkshire Region. This Leading Global Civil Engineering Company has experienced year upon year growth and is committed to the growth and career development of its employees.
The role

Working within the Estimating Department processing tenders from receipt to submission the successful candidate may at present be working either as an Estimator and looking for advancement or an experienced Civil Engineer seeking a career change.


Key tasks and responsibilities

*Preparation of accurate and competitive cost estimates for a wide variety of civil engineering works across all market sectors
*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 utilising estimating software (Candy based)
*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


The individual / knowledge and skills required

*Experience in working in a variety of civil engineering sectors including roads/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 in quantification & familiar with standard methods of measurement and forms of contract
*A record of securing successfully completed contracts
*Candidate ideally has working knowledge of Candy estimating system
*Ideally HNC/HND/BEng/MEng or BSc in Civil Engineering.


The Company

You will be joining a Leading Global Civil Engineering Organisation, based out of their Leeds office and working on Civil Engineering projects throughout the Yorkshire region. The company has experienced year upon year growth and is committed to the growth and career development of its employees.


The Package

Permanent, Full time, 40-50k + Car/allowance, Pension, Healthcare, Other Excellent benefits including 26 days annual leave + bank holidays, share options scheme, choice of flexible benefits scheme + career progression


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



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Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Building and Construction recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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