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Senior Estimator

  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Senior Estimator
  • Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SenEst2510_1508948653
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description

Main purpose of role:

Leading the estimating team to ensure that estimates are produced and delivered to meet the needs of the project team and client.

Bring added value to existing operations through the application of innovative solutions and technical expertise. Has responsibility for estimating processes and is able to interface with all other commercial function

Key responsibilities and duties:
  • Preparation of prime cost estimates.
  • Establish procurement strategies from earliest possible stage
  • Contribute to the management team maintaining close contact with other functions.
  • Prepare subcontract packages as necessary with the aid of the Commercial Director.
  • 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.
  • Develop direct reports in accordance with company policy.
  • Attend meetings (pre and post tender) with Professional Team and Client.