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Senior Design Estimator

  • Location: Derby
  • Salary: £50k - 60k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 13 days ago

Anderselite are currently recruiting on behalf of a tier one contractor, who is looking to add a Senior Design Estimator to their team in Derby.

The Role

To prepare estimates, quotations and budget prices to secure orders for work including :-

• Review client specifications and requirements.
• Attend Client team meetings
• Develop Outline client scope into fully detailed costs
• Undertake Site Visits as required.
• Quantity take offs from drawings and/or site surveys
• Prepare requests for quotations to Sub Contractors and Suppliers.
• Analyse returns from Sub Contractors and Suppliers
• Preparation of cost sheets.
• Preparation of Tender letters.
• Preparation of Tender programmes and schedules.
• Chair Hand Over meetings to Commercial and Operations teams.
• Work hand in hand with the design team (Internal/External)

Key Responsibilities

• To handle tender preparation from acceptance of enquiry through to final submission working to strict deadlines throughout
• To liaise with clients where necessary and to obtain specific information relevant to tender content and preparation
• To develop project scope and specification from client outline information, ensuring compliance with relevant standards.
• To obtain prices for bought-in items and sub-contracts against relevant specifications, criteria and conditions
• To prepare material and labour take-offs for pricing using software
• To assess preliminary and plant costs, and prepare tender summaries for management agreement
• To Develop outline project programmes
• To develop initial project risk register, ensuring that the risk to our client is kept to a
• To ensure that the submission document provides a clear detail of the scope to
minimise our commercial risk with the client.
• To comply with Group and Company policies and procedures
• To handover secured project to a Commercial and Operations teams.
• Chair adjudication meetings to senior management

The knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience relevant to the position are:
• Building Services estimating experience in an Industrial building services environment.
• Construction/Civils/Fit-Out experience in an industrial/commercial environment
• High level of accuracy and commercial acumen
• Quality of estimating proposals
• Good communication and presentational skills
• Conversant with use of Microsoft Office

• Conversant with use of Estimation Software
• Ability to produce programme utilising Microsoft Project
• Knowledge and understanding of the NEC 3 Option C Form of Contract
• Mechanical & Electrical estimating experience within the building services sector
• Ability to utilise AutoCAD for simple tasks
• Ability to utilise Amtech