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Senior Estimator

  • Location: England
  • Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email: Alexandra.Smith@Anderselite.com
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: Ancala Water Services
  • Expiry Date: 20 August 2021
  • Job Ref: 392575ASM_1626852510

Job Title - Senior Estimator

Sector - Civil Engineering

Based - in Manchester

Job Summary

To prepare analytical estimates from first principles and all necessary associated data required to produce work-winning tender bids on behalf of the company. Review tender information to assess workscope taking off accurate quantities where necessary, compile comprehensive enquires for subcontractors and other resources utilising all available tender information to remove ambiguity. Assign work as necessary to other members of the Estimating team. Evaluate quotations from suppliers and, where necessary, enter into correspondence with suppliers to bring quotations in line with the project specification requirements. Tender estimates summarising the net cost of work are to be prepared in good time to meet tender deadlines and allow an adjudication of the bid by relevant directors. Submit bids in accordance with ITT instructions ensuring that all aspects of the tender have been addressed in a professional manner.

Job Summary

To prepare analytical estimates from first principles and all necessary associated data required to produce work-winning tender bids on behalf of the company . Review tender information to assess workscope taking off accurate quantities where necessary, compile comprehensive enquires for subcontractors and other resources utilising all available tender information to remove ambiguity. Assign work as necessary to other members of the Estimating team. Evaluate quotations from suppliers and, where necessary, enter into correspondence with suppliers to bring quotations in line with the project specification requirements. Tender estimates summarising the net cost of work are to be prepared in good time to meet tender deadlines and allow an adjudication of the bid by relevant directors. Submit bids in accordance with ITT instructions ensuring that all aspects of the tender have been addressed in a professional manner.

Qualifications and Experience

* HND/HNC in Civil Engineering or other technically-related subject

* Minimum 5 years' experience in estimating practice

* Minimum 5 years' on-site experience within a water/wastewater utility organisation

b* Proven financial and commercial management skills

* Good working knowledge of CESMM, HWMM, SMM7

* Good working knowledge of NEC forms of Contract Skills and knowledge

* Understanding of civil engineering especially water, wastewater, highways and groundworks.

* A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products / internet and email

* Excellent skills in estimating software such as Valesco, Causeway, Conquest or Candy.

* A good understanding of safe working practices / basic H&S requirements

* Leadership, planning and organisational qualities

* Problem solver - can apply a range of analytical techniques to understand complex information issues. Considers a range of options and their effects

* Ability to persuade others using logic and reason

* Client focussed with regular dialogue and interaction - internal and external

* Able to produce tenders on lump sum, re-measurable and schedule of rates basis.

* Methodical, organised and ability to meet rigorous tender deadlines.

Personal qualities

* Good communication skills

* First class analytical and technical skills

* Motivated by results

* Team player

* Commitment to business success

* Conscientious, trustworthy, open and reliable

* Committed to continuous improvement and innovation

Salary

Up to £58,000

Car allowance

Pension

Holiday

If you are interested in this Estimator position then please apply via email you can send an up to date CV or call me on 07980 006 436 if you have any questions

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