Job title Senior Estimator
Projects Roads, groundworks, surfacing, foundations, reinforced concrete, car parks, remediation, sewers, drainage, concrete, demolition, foundations etc.
An established Civil Engineering / groundworks contractor based in Cumbria
Projects - list as above
Prepare competitive tender bids for contracts with Local Authorities, Public Utilities and private clients.
Key Job Responsibilities
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.
Price up all rates from basic principles broken down on a labour, plant, materials and subcontract basis
Required to do Bill of Quantity take offs for certain drawing and specification tender opportunities
Send out sub-contract enquiries / compare and interrogate sub contract quotations
Price up all preliminary items for each tender
Excellent knowledge of various forms of Construction Contracts
Attend pre-award / pre-contract meetings
Attend internal handover meetings to contract management
Good technical knowledge and able to fully understand technical specifications
Ability to undertake several estimates simultaneously and complete to agreed deadlines.
Analysis of tender documentation
Good interpersonal skills to provide the client with a first class customer service
Qualifications: Relevant degree or HNC in Civil Engineering
Knowledge and required Skills
Minimum 10 years experience in Civil Engineering Industry
All applicants must have worked as a Senior Estimator for a civil engineering contractor in a previous role
Familiar with the Civil Engineering Standard Method of Measurement
Fully IT literate
Ideally from a Site Management / project management background with a good understanding of construction techniques, productions and outputs.
Has preferably undertaken an estimating role in a similar, medium-sized civil engineering business
Key Personal Attributes
First class analytical and technical skills
Tenacious, able to interpret requirements from the basic of information
Results orientated and ability to hit tight deadlines if required
The ideal candidate will be seeking a role in a medium sized successful business
£50,000 - £70,000 - Salary will depend on experience and would come with the usual benefits package
24 days holiday
If you want to apply please email me
Call me if you have other questions on 07980 006 436
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