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Civils Estimator

  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Estimator
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car, pension etc.
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 903846_1515496105
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Job description

Experienced Required
  • Previous Subcontractor experience or direct delivery for a Main Contractor
  • Experience producing estimates for civil engineering and infrastructure projects up to £5 million
  • Commercial or Engineering background will be considered
  • Able to read, review and produce estimates from client documentation

The Company

A family run Regional Civil Engineering Contractor, with over 50 year's experience working on Residential and Commercial developments, highways, bridges and structures.

The Role

Reporting into the Civil Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for producing estimates and tenders for projects valued between £250k and £10,000,000.

Estimates will include groundwork's, drainage and infrastructure for external developers and highways work for local government schemes.

As the successful candidate, your key responsibilities and duties will include:
  • Preparation of cost estimates.
  • Help establish procurement strategies from earliest possible stage.
  • Prepare and maintain robust, accurate, cost estimates for projects.
  • Evaluate quotations returned from suppliers and where necessary enter into correspondence to bring quotations in line with the project specific requirements.
  • Prepare accurate quantity take-offs from project documentation.
  • Prepare activity schedules for projects; utilising appropriate estimating software.
  • Provide input for or maintain the project risk register.
  • Prepare commercial documents for handover to the project execution team.
  • Contribute to the development of standard procedures.
  • Attend meetings (pre and post tender) with Professional Team and Client.
  • Attend site visits.