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Senior Estimator

  • Location: Derby
  • Salary: £65k - 70k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Harry Sharrard
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0121 200 5520
  • Expiry Date: 13 June 2023
  • Job Ref: 402236HS1

Anderselite are currently recruiting for an experienced Lead/Senior Estimator on behalf of a prestigious groundworks contractor, to join their team in Derbyshire. If you would like to be a part of something new and exciting we would like to hear from you.

The Role:

• Ensure all tender correspondence is recorded and logged
• Review contents of tender documentation and provide feasibility advice
• Co-ordinate the tender preparation documents submitted by other departments, ensuring that they adequately address the client's requirements
• Ensure 'estimates for work' take adequate account of applicable legislation and recognised industry standards on health, safety, quality and environment
• Prepare all necessary information on the technical and commercial aspects for submission
• Identify potential opportunity / risk and evaluate options
• Prepare bills of quantities / schedule of rates for tender applications and 1st principle estimates
• Prepare and submit tender queries / clarifications
• Prepare and submit subcontract enquiries in line with company processes
• Review subcontract tender submissions for compliance and inclusion into the estimate
• Monitor contract compliance against statutory requirements.

You will also be required to give assistance to the Bid Manager with technical methodology/questions or scenarios, such as describing how the works will be undertaken, sequencing and consistent delivery over the period of the contract etc. You will be asked to provide programmes with narrative on key risks and how it is proposed to be deliver the work successfully.

Key Skills / Requirements

• Preparing detailed cost budgets and estimates for projects
• First principles estimating experience
• Concrete repairs and geotechnical tender background
• Network Rail / Highways England tender background
• Preparing detailed proposals ensuring client guidelines and specifications are adhered to
• Ensure all proposals and estimate deadlines are met
• Maintain relationships with existing clients to maximise customer satisfaction
• Maintain records of all estimation documentation including site assessment and contract terms
• Draft Method Statements for tenders to assist Bid Manager
• Experience managing Junior estimator’s
• Quantity surveying
• Cost management
• Develop current & future relationships with clients to assist the BD - Business Development Manager
• Report writing
• Contract dispute resolution
• Concrete repair estimating experience
• Knowledge of concrete preservation and repair
• CSCS card holder
• IT literacy including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email
• Verbal and written communication skills
• Health & safety knowledge

The Offer

• Negotiable Salary
• Company car & mobile phone
• Annual performance related bonus
• Paid holidays & Statutory holidays
• Job Types: Full-time, permanent - 40 hours per week
• Acceptance in to our Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) after one year of continuous service
• Option for a seat on the board of Directors for the right candidate

Please contact Harry Sharrard At Anderselite for more information, via linkedIn.