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Groundwork Estimator

  • Location: Kent
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Estimator
  • Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Temp to perm also considered
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: PL917366PL_1609432124
Job description

Due to an increase in the volume of tenders and pipeline awards within their Infrastructure Division, our Client is recruiting for a Groundwork Estimator.

Reporting into the Operations Director, you will be part of a team delivering projects/packages of work usually valued from £10 - £15 million, but up to £30,000,000. The divisional scope of works include; Civil Engineering, Earthworks, Remediation, Groundwork's and RC Structures on residential and commercial new build projects in the South East, London and northern home counties.

Working alongside the wider Preconstruction team, your responsibilities will include pricing tender packages from 1st Principles, from initial receipt, through programming, negotiation and award:

Key experience and knowledge will include:

  • Extensive Groundwork's experience
  • Estimating projects from 1st Principles
  • Reading and reviewing internal and external designs, Take-off's from designs and building up BoQ
  • Liaising with specialist subcontractors, producing tender packs, reviewing and scoring subcontractor tender returns
  • Working with Preconstruction Manager on tenders and production of tender documentation
  • Reviewing and weighting tender enquires against price, margin, proposed form of contract and delivery capabilities
  • Liaising with wider bid team, internal and external designer teams, commercial team, engineering and delivery team
  • Assisting the production of handover documentation to delivery team upon securing winning bid
  • Managing and mentoring Junior Estimating staff
  • Degree qualified in Civil Engineering or Quantity Surveying
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