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Assistant Estimator

  • Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
  • Location: North West England
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: 389905ASM

Job description

Assistant Estimator / Project Estimator Role - Greater Manchester - £20,000 - £40,000 + package

The client
A regional Civil Engineering contractor are now looking for an experienced Civil engineering assistant estimator or project estimator. My client is a national contractor with their head office in greater Manchester they specialise in groundworks, reinforced concrete, substation civils (new build and existing compound modifications) trenching, ducting, cable installation within cross-country and carriageway environments.

To be involved in and oversee the whole process from tender submission and negotiation to securing project/contracts
Carry out material take offs and send out enquiries to subcontractors and suppliers for each tender. May be required to do Bill of Quantity take offs for certain drawing and specification tender opportunities
Price up all rates from basic principles broken down on a labour, plant, materials and subcontract basis
Send out sub-contract enquiries / compare and interrogate sub contract quotations
Price up all preliminary items for each tender in advance of finalisation with the Directors
Knowledge of CESSM, SMM7, Highways Method of Measurement
Excellent knowledge of various forms of Construction Contracts (NEC/JCT/ICE)
Compile tender deliverables if required. These may include but are not limited to: -
o Contract Programme (Microsoft Project)
o Labour Histograms

The candidate requirements
o Good interpersonal skills to provide the client with a first class customer service
o Qualifications: Relevant Degree or HNC in Civil Engineering
o Must have 12 months plus civil engineering estimating experience
o Familiar with the Civil Engineering Standard Method of Measurement, Highway Method of Measurement and SMM 7
o Possess a keen attention to detail
o Be able to review and understand engineering specifications, work scopes and drawings
o Have a high level of maths and IT skills
o Possess excellent communication and presentation skills
o Possess a considerable knowledge of civil engineering and the construction industry, with particular regard -----groundworks, reinforced concrete, substation civils (new build and existing compound modifications) trenching, ducting, cable installation within cross-country and carriageway environments

£25,000 - £40,000
Car allowance

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