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Pre Construction Estimating Assistant

  • Location: Southall, Middlesex
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Estimator
  • Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 903537_1511869278
Job description

Experienced Required
  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or relevant Engineering qualification
  • Experience working within the construction industry, within a Commercial or Engineering role
  • Able to undertake take off calculations / estimates from engineering drawings
  • High level of proficiency in Excel




The Role

Working under the mentorship and guidance of the Pre Construction Director, you will have the opportunity to work on a number of London's largest commercial build projects. You will be trained in all areas of estimation, tender management and sub-contract procurement.

As the successful candidate, you will be trained and mentored on:
  • Creating estimates from engineering drawings.
  • Preparing accurate quantity take-offs from project documentation.
  • Preparation of robust and accurate cost estimates.
  • Producing tender documentation under guidance of Estimating Manager.
  • Liaising with the wider bid and project team in producing high quality bids & tenders.
  • Prepare subcontract packages as necessary with the aid of the Estimating Manager.
  • Evaluate quotations returned from suppliers.
  • Provide input for or maintain the project risk register.
  • Attend meetings (pre and post tender) with Professional Team and Client.


The Company

Our client is a specialist contractor, with 50 years' experience working across construction sectors. They are specialist's in reinforced concrete construction from concrete frames, including substructures and slipforms, groundwork's, basement construction, high rise towers and complex architectural features.