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Estimator (Construction)

Estimator (Construction)

Posted 13 September by Buchan and London Recruitment Ltd
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Due to their successes of my client are now seeking an experienced and well-motivated Estimator.

Experienced within the residential sector with their main field of operations currently focused around projects ranging from £50k to £500k around the West and Central London areas, delivering refurbishment, extension and loft conversion projects - Broad knowledge of this area is essential.

Position will include following duties:

  • Represent our company and its interests with impeccable manners
  • Maintain excellent relationship with our existing and new clients
  • Work closely with site and project managers
  • Carry out Initial site visits to price up for potential works to meet and fulfil the clients’ direct requirements and to produce estimates from drawings or specifications of works received
  • Gather and organise information from suppliers and sub-contractors in order to prepare accurate and competitive tenders in timely and organised manner
  • Negotiate prices with clients, architects and also subcontractors and suppliers
  • Prepare coherent, cost effective and profitable bids / tenders and conduct benchmarking evaluation on tenders received
  • Work with all sub-contractors to ensure accurate and timely quotes are provided with in line with the agreed contract performance targets
  • Prepare and provide detailed schedule of works for each project
  • Keep clear track record of project costs and updates as projects progress
  • Understand and complete all work related documentation accurately and on time, understand and comply with our and clients’ policies and procedures
  • Prepare valuations, variations and project accounts
  • Prepare monthly statistics
  • Attend pre-contract meetings, as and when required
  • Manage and produce sub-contract packages

Candidates considered will have to meet following criteria:

Have good eye and attention for detail

  • Full confidence in accuracy of estimates/tenders produced
  • Highly numerate and in depth knowledge of the building sector
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Highly organised and efficient
  • Proven experience in estimating
  • Advanced computer literacy including estimating software and Excel
  • Clean driving licence
  • Very good knowledge of construction processes and materials used
  • Very good knowledge and drive to conform with current H&S Regulations
  • Excellent communication skills

Working hours: 8:00-17:00 Mon-Fri

Experienced required: Minimum 18 months

Required skills

  • Estimating

Reference: 34655760

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