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04 July 2019

Estimator – Construction – Gateshead

Location: North East England

Salary: £45000 - 55000

Sector: Construction

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: BMC/07/2723


Sarmon Gaffney

DD: 0191 543 9295

M: 07943 676 222

The Company

Leading national housing contractor working on a variety of residential developments across both private and social housing. The role presents a fantastic opportunity for an experienced estimator to who is open to make that next step. This company has become a well-established organisation with a leading reputation in the house building industry.

Job Role

  • Prepare bills of quantities and take offs from project documentation
  • Price bills and schedules of work from first principles
  • Propose preliminary costs appropriate for the project
  • Present prepared estimates and reports in industry standard
  • Prepare custom reports from resource as required
  • Maintain cost data base by entering and backing up data
  • Review enquiries and establish bid strategies
  • Generating Sub-contract enquiries
  • Compliance checking sub-contractor offers
  • Make presentations and attend client interviews / meetings

The following skills are essential:

  • Successful candidates will have experience in a busy company environment.
  • Ability to prepare estimates for main contractor works utilising computerised estimating system
  • Ability to accurately forecast revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and utilisation
  • Ability to evaluate bid specifications and drawings, in order to be successful in winning contracts
  • Ability to provide and take P&L responsibility for all estimating work allocated
  • Ability to prepare BoQs and take offs
  • Construction related qualification (desirable)
  • Highly organised and responsible
  • Able to work independently using your initiative and maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and timetables

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