Senior Estimator

Steve Thomas
South East England
Milton Keynes
Circa £45,000 - £55,000
Job Posted

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for the preparation and subsequent negotiation of Tender submissions for Civil Engineering projects
  • Examine incoming tenders and review contract potential
  • Measuring & ‘ Quantity Take-Off’ from drawings
  • Producing Bills Of Quantities
  • Sourcing pre-project information and analysing sub-contractor quotations, agreements & enquiries
  • Build up tender price from first principles based on the scope of works, plans, specification, programme
  • Cost planning
  • Produce tender report in preparation for tender adjudication
  • Hold adjudication/settlement meeting with Estimating & Operational Directors
  • Attend pre & post contract interviews, client meetings etc.
  • Any other duties as may be required.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experienced in working to standard methods of measurement particularly SMM7, with knowledge of NRM2
  • Experienced in varying types of projects including: bulk earthworks, groundwork’s, substructure concrete, paving, roadwork’s, drainage, RC Frames.
  • You must have experience of working within a ‘contractor’ environment
  • Sound commercial acumen
  • A confident communicator with all members of staff; a team player. You must have excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Maintain good working relationships with colleagues, clients, and suppliers and have a personable character.
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to adhere to strict deadlines on a daily & weekly basis
  • Microsoft office proficient
  • Estimating software experience preferably Causeway
  • Electronic measuring experience, preferably Cadmeasure

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Preferably degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The Interviewing Company are a national Construction & Civil Engineering company they are experienced in the delivery of specialist packages of work and design and build schemes as principal contractor on green or brown-field sites.

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