JOB TITLE: Estimator (Civil Engineering/Building)


Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : Warrington
Job Reference : 10026 Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 02/10/2013
 
Salary & Benefits : £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + benefits
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

We are currently looking to recruit an estimator to work for our client, a specialist contracting business working in the Building and Civil Engineering markets of the UK, due to a vastly growing order book. Projects usually involve the repair, strengthening, refurbishment or protection of all types of Building and Civil Engineering structures and infrastructure. The opportunity is offering up to 55k + car + benefits.


Job Description

Opportunity: Estimator (Civil/Construction/Building)

Location: Frodsham

Salary: Up to 55k + car + benefits

We are currently looking to recruit an estimator to work for our client, a specialist contracting business working in the Building and Civil Engineering markets of the UK, due to a vastly growing order book. Projects usually involve the repair, strengthening, refurbishment or protection of all types of Building and Civil Engineering structures and infrastructure. The opportunity is offering up to 55k + car + benefits, and we would be interested to hear from candidates with estimating experience in Civil Engineering/construction/building.

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 utilising bespoke estimating software (Candy or similar), and Microsoft Excel
-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
-Produce tender programme and organisational plan
-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
-Estimating experience in a Civils/Building contractor environment *Local knowledge of suppliers and subcontractors
-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 site inspection & interpretation of intrusive surveys, soils investigations and existing condition reports
-Practiced & familiar with standard methods of measurement and forms of contract
-Ability to carry out quantitative take offs from drawings
-A record of securing successfully completed contracts


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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