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Senior Estimator – Civil Engineering sector

  • Salary: £65000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Surveying
  • Job reference: BBBH360570_1500647289

Job description

Senior Estimator - Civil Engineering sector - Lancashire - 07980 006 436

REPORTING TO: MANAGING DIRECTOR

OVERALL PURPOSE:

Prepare competitive tender bids for contracts with Local Authorities, Public Utilities and private clients, generally in the water,

highways and general civil engineering sectors.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Involved in and oversee the whole process from tender submission and negotiation to securing project/contracts

Ability to compile Bill of Quantity take-offs for certain drawing and specification tender opportunities

Price up all rates from basic principles broken down on a labour, plant, materials and subcontract basis

Send out sub-contract enquiries / compare and interrogate subcontract quotations

Price up all preliminary items for each tender in advance of finalisation with the Directors

Knowledge of CESSM, SMM7, Highways Method of Measurement

Excellent knowledge of various forms of Construction Contracts (NEC/JCT/ICE)

Compile tender deliverables if required. These may include but are not limited to: - o Contract Programme (Microsoft Project)

Labour Histograms

Outline Methodology Statements

Traffic Management Proposals

Ability to competitively price work from 'first principles'

THE CANDIDATE

Minimum 10 years' experience in civil engineering estimating

Experience in pricing tenders for Local Authorities, Public Utilities and Private clients

Good working knowledge of Excel / bespoke Estimating software

Send out sub-contract enquiries / compare and interrogate sub contract quotations

Take-off quantities and compile BQ /work schedules as required

Preferably from a site engineering / site management background to appreciate construction logistics and gang outputs

Ennable contribution to 'Quality' aspect of tenders

Good technical knowledge and able to fully understand technical specifications

Analysis of tender documentation, interaction with Consultant Engineers, Architects and Clients

Excellent knowledge of various forms of Construction Measurement (CESMM / HWSMM)

Excellent knowledge of various forms of Construction Contracts (NEC/JCT/ICE)

Ability to undertake several estimates simultaneously and complete to strict deadlines.

Involved in and oversee the whole process from tender submission and negotiation to securing project/contracts

Good working knowledge of Excel / bespoke Estimating software such as Valesco or Conquest.

Appreciation of value engineering opportunities and confidence to offer alternative solutions to clients.

Good interpersonal skills to provide the client with a first-class customer service

Ability to confidently compile schedule of rates for term contracts, lump sum tenders as well as traditional remeasureable BQ tender submissions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

DEGREE OR HNC IN CIVIL ENGINEERING PREFERRED

Salary

£55,000 - £65,000 per annum

Pension

Company related bonus

Company car or Car allowance

Healthcare

Your application will be reviewed by Alexandra Smith at the Manchester branch of AndersElite.

If you believe you are suitable for this role please forward your cv or ring me on 07980 006 436 or 0161 832 7577

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