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Construction Estimator

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £0 - 55k per year + Additional Benefits per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 29 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 394768ASM

Construction Estimator – Greater Manchester – New Build Projects – Up to £55,000 + package - Manchester based office and working from home

The client
My client is a technical engineering solutions provider for the built environment. They engineer, manage and optimise spaces that enhance where people work, live and learn.
They are recruiting for a construction Estimator to join the business in Manchester reporting to the Design Manager. This a fantastic opportunity for a Construction Estimator to join a reputable business and a regional leader in their market.

• Lead the progression of the definition of civil, structural and architectural work packages from client concepts through to fully detailed cost plans
• Close coordination with the mechanical and electrical design teams
• help produce client return briefs, programmes, material selections, cost plans and schedules to support the bid
• Compile bid proposals and feasibility studies to secure a design and build project
• To estimate labour, material, and time requirements.
• To support the construction teams with the necessary costing and technical information in order for them to progress procurement and site construction activities on time and to the required quality.
• Survey existing structures and facilities in order to define the work activities required to achieve the proposed accommodation schedule
• Explore documentation in order to gain a deep understanding of the project requirements
• Select, measure and track important metrics
• Visit sites, facilities and other venues necessary to do the estimate
• Perform complex analysis of collected data and metrics
• Prepare relevant and reliable forecasts
• Conduct complex risk analysis activities
• Create and present reports to upper management
• Analyse and evaluate offers
• Build and maintain long-term relationships with the key vendors

The Candidate:
• Previous working experience as a construction estimator for multiple years
• In-depth knowledge of project management
• Hands-on experience with complex data research activities
• Good understanding of data analysis methods and KPIs
• Familiarity with computer programs such as Trimble Contract Master
• Good time-management skills and ability to multi-task
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Critical-thinker and problem-solver
• HND / Degree in engineering, construction science or similar relevant field
• Demonstrate an understanding of MEP fundamental principles and disciplines – Desirable

The Package:
Competitive salary depending on experience, Pension contribution, Car allowance, Holidays

If you want to apply please email me