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Location Milton Keynes
Job type Permanent
Posted 24th November 2020

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Estimator, Bedfordshire

Are you looking for an Estimating role within an experienced, successful team?

This is a rare opportunity to join a successful contractor who has been around for over 50  years, producing impressive projects across the Home Counties

They are a privately owned contractor with a strong client base who give them a lot of repeat business

Sectors include: Private & Commercial, Residential, Health, Office & Retail and Education.

Why are they a great place to work?

Modern and spacious offices in a great location

Open plan offices

Work as part of a team

Friendly, relaxed environment

Relaxed dress code

Very low staff turnover

Solid client base

Great reputation

Your new role Estimator

You will be joining the commercial team working on schemes from £50k -£5m.

Role and Responsibilities will include:

Managing the tender from receipt, through to submission and post tender queries.

Develop bill of quantities from drawings to estimating software

Source and price all items detailed in the bill of quantities.

Evaluate returned quotations from suppliers and when necessary communicate with suppliers/sub-contractors to bring quotations in line with the project specification.

Organise and price contractors preliminaries for individual projects lead tender adjudication through developing, completing relevant reports and presentations.

Examine tender documentation for completeness.

Review conditions of contract for changes.

Attend pre-qualification, mid tender and post tender interviews.

Prepare and send out enquiry documents to providers of materials and sub-contractors for the scope of work.

Attend pre-construction and construction site visits.

Negotiating and letting sub -contact within the required time scales.

Ensuring projects are delivered on programme and within budget.

Liaise with external construction tender team.

Essential Skills and Experience Required for Estimator role:

An industry applicable ONC/HNC B Eng, NVQ or equivalent experience.

4 years of experience as an estimator with a contractor

Computer literate

You will be ambitious, commercially astute, and keen to establish yourself as a Estimator with a main contractor who will be offering you a long-term career

Salary: Up to £50k

Full benefits package: travel to site, enhanced pension scheme, 29 days holiday including bank holidays

Working Hours- 8am – 5pm

Estimator / Estimating / Construction / Milton Keynes / Buckinghamshire / Northampton / Bedford / Bedfordshire

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