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Estimator - Civils

  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Estimator
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Comprehensive Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: Es251019_1572014558
Job description

Role: Estimator

Area of work: Major Projects/ Highways

Location: Birmingham

Reporting to: Lead Estimator

Package: £50,000 - £60,000 + Car Allowance + Comprehensive Package

The Role

  • To work closely with the Lead Estimating and the Pre-Construction Manager and other members of the bid and operational team in the preparation of tenders.
  • The Estimator will carry out estimating duties for all tender work, as directed by the Estimating Manager or Senior Estimator.
  • This will include but not limited to, analysis of tender documentation, take off of quantities, use of Causeway to create tender prices, development of activity rates and build ups from first principals, issuing of subcontract enquiries in collaboration with the Commercial and Procurement team, assessment of subcontract quotations in consultation with operational, technical and procurement staff, completion of prelims books papers in line with the tendered strategy.
  • To be will be involved in the preparation and submission of the tender quality submission as required.
  • To participate in tender handover meeting following success and tender debrief sessions whether the tender is successful or unsuccessful.
  • To participate in post contract review meeting to receive feedback on tender assumptions and their validity within the delivery of the project.
  • Develop long-term relationships with others as required in, supply chain and other partner organisations to maximise tender efficiency.
  • Liaise well with all members of the estimating and commercial teams to maintain synergy in the company's approach to these activities.
  • Carry out all duties and responsibilities in a manner that supports the Company Values, Beliefs, Vision and Mission.
  • Demonstrate appropriate experience, training and qualifications for the post.
  • Provide estimating advice and support as directed by the Estimating Manager or Senior Estimator.
  • Conduct all duties and responsibilities in a manner that appropriately and adequately supports business unit operating across the country.
  • Work with Estimating Manager and Senior Estimator to continuously improve the estimating service through innovation, lessons learned and best practice knowledge supported by demonstrable evidence of such improvement.

Qualifications

  • A recognised University or College Degree in Estimating, Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying or a related discipline
  • Legal/commercial qualifications/training (beneficial)
  • Demonstration of continuous professional development

If you would like any more information on this role then please call Jamie Andrews @ PSR Solutions.