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Senior Estimator - Build

  • Salary: £40000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + . car, pension, negotiable
  • Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH379279_1532506337

Job description

SENIOR OR PROJECT ESTIMATOR ROLE - COMMERCIAL AND NEW BUILD HOUSING - LIVERPOOL - SALARY £40,000 - £57,000 PLUS PACKAGE A Liverpool based contractor are looking for an Estimator with a background in pricing projects within various sectors such as

Health & Welfare,

Education,

Social Housing,

Commercial

Industrial

Contracts values ranging from approximately £50,000 to in excess of £4 million

The salary is going to be between £40,000 to £50,000 salary plus benefits. This is an exciting role to join a growing company.

Duties

  • Monitor potential incoming enquiries
  • Pricing roles from first principles
  • Maintain up-to-date market knowledge of labour, plant, materials and sub-contractors
  • Help to train any junior member of staff
  • Prepare & send out sub-contract & material enquiries using conquest enquiry system
  • Where required produce accurate take-off using Conquest (if outsourced externally - coordinate the information and ensure take off is complete)
  • Manage, as directed, enquiries for labour, plant, materials and sub-contractors
  • Price bills/schedules analytically and produce quote comparisons using conquest estimating software
  • Complete tender pricing for adjudication by the tender committee, including reporting on any risks or onerous conditions, providing a winning edge
  • Liaise with planner to assess programme & preliminaries
  • Formulate bid strategy/qualifications
  • Assist in the training of junior staff
  • Present estimate to Tender Committee
  • On secured projects prepare information for handover to the contract team
  • Assist in developing Company estimating library
  • Check tender documentation

Essentials

  • Must have worked as an Estimator for a similar contractor
  • Must have used an Estimating package in a previous role
  • Experience of working on New Build Housing projects
  • Excellent Excel Skills
  • Working experience of presenting technical and complex information
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise own workload
  • First rate communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to effectively delegates as appropriate
  • All Estimators will have worked for a building contractor on similar kinds of projects within relevant sectors (housing, commercial, education)
  • Required knowledge of both New build and refurbishment projects
  • Strong knowledge of estimating both Traditional and Design & Build projects
  • Required knowledge of working within the Commercial Buildings, Education, Housing and Extra care sectors.
  • Experience in pricing projects between £2m and £10m in value.
  • Strong experience working within partnering and framework agreements
  • A strong understanding of cost planning

Duties

  • The chosen applicant will be responsible for preparing robust tenders
  • Responsible for pricing of Bills of Quantities
  • In charge of compiling preliminaries
  • Preparing subcontract enquiries
  • Preparing subcontract comparisons

Salary Details

£40,000 - £57,000 (depending on leave of experience),

Car allowance,

Contributory pension,

All applicants must have a main contracting building background

If you would like to discuss this role or any of my other roles, or if you require a full job spec don't hesitate to give me a ring on 07980 006 436 or email me at

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