Senior Estimator

  • Somerset
  • Permanent / Full Time
Building & Construction
£65000 - £80000 per year
Job ref: 430339

Civils Estimator
Are you a Civils Estimator with a minimum of 5 years infrastructure/water/wastewater/MEICA experience? Are you seeking an opportunity to become part of a successful, reputable and privately owned progressive infrastructure contractor developing key sites and maintaining high profile facilities? You will be working alongside other members of the Preconstruction & Estimating Team, responsible for supporting the successful preparation, development, and coordination of tender submissions within water infrastructure schemes.
This Civils Estimator opportunity is an exciting chance to join a contractor reaching new milestones. The business has been successful securing principal contractor schemes across the South West region. Typical project values will range anywhere from £500K to £20M;
Key Senior Estimator responsibilities include; 

  • Preparing civil engineering estimates through the interpretation of drawings, specifications, reviewing tender enquiry documents, drawings and schedules.
  • Recording, measuring and preparing take-off quantities from tender drawings, liaising with sales and contracting teams, as well as purchasing and leading the negotiation with supply chain.
  • Visiting sites to gather information to provide accurate estimates.
  • Managing relationships between designers, project managers, clients and suppliers.
  • Coordinating and preparing for pre, mid and post tender client meetings, workshops and interviews.
  • Identifying risks and opportunities within the tender information and potential projects.
  • Providing support across the estimating team post-tender to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Proactively managing subcontractor and supply chain relationships with the commercial teams.
  • Consistently achieving a seamless handover from the estimating team to delivery teams.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date awareness of competitors and how their activity could impact our tenders.
  • Tracking win rates, client feedback, and other metrics, in order to drive improvements in your offering and pricing.

 Senior Estimator experience and Qualifications:

  • Good experience of standard MS Office / word processing packages including the use of MS Outlook, MS Word and MS Excel or similar;
  • Good experience of IT based document storage systems and databases
  • Ideally a formal qualification within Civil Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Competent skills and ability to work and liaise with teams including clients, design team, supply chain and internally;

In Return:
As a Civils Estimator you will be well supported and have exposure to some industry leading schemes within a business which continues to consistently hit key milestones in their development. Basic salary dependant on experience from £65K to £80K p/a plus package. For more information please contact Joe Knowles on 01392 493347 or [email protected]

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