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Senior Estimator

Location: BODIAM, EAST SUSSEX Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Property & Construction Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3056866
Great opportunity for an experienced Estimator to join a forward thinking Contractor with ambitious plans to grow their turnover to in excess of £60 Million in the coming years.

They work on a variety of projects and successes have included Commercial, Healthcare, Education and domestic dwellings.

To assist and produce priced tenders that are accurate, clearly detailed, competitive and returned within deadlines. Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations and provide clearly identified price build-ups to the Contract team.

The desired outcome being that the Company will achieve sufficient new work to enable continued growth in accordance with the Business Plan. Our reputation for quality, professionalism, fairness and success will be kept foremost in our clients’ and our competitors’ minds.

The role will include but is not limited to the following responsibilities:
 Arrange site inspections
 Provide accurate budgets/cost plans
 Provide a detailed “take-off” and Bill of Quantities (BQ) using the Conquest Estimating software package
 Work on traditional Plan and Specification, Design and Build of Partnered Contracts
 Obtain competitive prices for materials and sub-contract packages
 Oversee or complete quote analysis comparisons
 Check and amend rate/price build-ups where necessary
 Prepare tender build-ups for internal adjudication and carry out adjustments where necessary
 Preparation and collation of relevant information/ documentation for handover meeting, ensuring all teams are suitably briefed
 Discuss the clients requirements for a pre-tender meeting with relevant departments, present and answer all questions regarding

 Knowledge of building, material components, building regulations, estimating (including taking-off) and H&S.
 Management skills – basic programming, planning, compiling reports.
 Word processing and computer skills for record keeping/data entry and report writing – Word and Excel.
 Knowledge of contractual procedures and responsibilities.
 Good negotiation, influencing and communication skills; well-spoken and
personable; able to get on with diverse personalities
 Strong analytical and reasoning abilities
 Good organisation skills and attention to detail
 Highly numerate with well-developed ability to accurately manipulate numerical
 Confident and resourceful
 Evidence of maintaining a professional, consistent and fair approach
 Self-motivated with the ability to work alone or within a team
 Driving license holder with own car
 Personal commitment to equality and diversity

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