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  • Location: Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Estimator
  • Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: EstShorham_1552056672
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description

My client are sourcing an Estimator to join their team, working on a £125m residential scheme in West Sussex.

This is to provide bid costs for this specific scheme and others projects in the pipeline, you will also be required to supervising and coach less experienced Estimators to assist in their career development.

General Duties & Responsibilities Include:
  • Check and acknowledge tender documents and amendments
  • Enter details on RIMS
  • Abstract information into subcontract and material packages
  • Select subcontract and material companies from Unison
  • Organise copy of tender documents and amendments for appropriate parties
  • Arrange pricing document production - internal or external - if required
  • Enter pricing document onto ISEC or Causeway
  • Rate up pricing document
  • Answering queries from subcontractors/suppliers
  • Arrange site visit
  • Requesting further information from Client/Design Team and arrange meeting if required
  • Internal meetings to review design alternatives and value management with DM/BSM
  • Enter sub-contractor/supplier quotations into ISEC
  • Liaise with Planner re: Methodology
  • Price up Prelims
  • Compile provisional 'Green Sheet'
  • Finalise 'Green Sheet' prior to Adjudication Meeting
  • Attend Adjudication Meeting and present a nett tender
  • Complete Form of Tender and tender letter with any qualifications
  • Complete Contract Sum Analysis/Schedule if necessary
  • Post tender negotiations with Client
  • Ensure final 'Green Sheet' is fully distributed
  • Enter final tender information on RIMS
  • Prepare information packages for handover to construction team, if successful
  • Attend handover meeting and brief team on tender bid
  • Supervision of Trainee Estimator/Estimator
  • Attend pre-contract Design Team Meetings
  • Cost Planning
  • Input supply chain performance data on Unison
  • Undertake project debrief, eliciting feedback from sites, to improve construction
  • Identification of project related risks
  • Identify scope for value creation / value engineering
  • Implement SHE policy

  • Knowledge:
    • Knowledge of the construction industry
    • Understanding of costing and pricing
    • Knowledge of sub contractors and suppliers
    • Knowledge of bid process and document management

    • Research Methods
    • Project Management
    • Risk Assessment
    • Data Analyses and Pricing
    • Software Management
    • Quote Preparation and Submission
    • Budgets and Forecasts

    If you are interested in this position please respond with an update copy of your CV.