Estimator / Senior Estimator

Recruiter
ATS Recruitment
Location
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Salary
£40000 - £50000/annum
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Estimator / Senior Estimator
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Salary £40,000 - £50,000 per annum + car allowance, 25 days holiday and private healthcare
Permanent

About the Vacancy
Due to increasing workload our client has created a new position for an Estimator / Senior Estimator in their Civil Asset Management team based in their Stowmarket office. As a business, they offer building maintenance repair, HV LV Connections, substation maintenance, electrical and civil engineering design, overhead lines work and much more.
Reporting to Senior Commercial Manager for the successful delivery of a key contract framework plus other term contracts and projects, estimating against schedule of rates and fixed price opportunities, conducting site visits and supply chain enquiries.

The main duties will include:
• Estimating fixed price quotations and tenders.
• Pre-estimating ensuring measurement compliance with SOR’s.
• Supply chain enquiries.
• Conduct site visits.
• Set cost / value budgets for secured work.
• Handover secured work to operational / commercial teams.
• Follow procedures for client work approval.
• Commercial and administrative involvement with Works Management System and other IT software.
• Manage data in Excel for large volumes of work.
• Provide innovative ideas and continuous improvements.
• Measurement of works on site.
• Effective communication with various levels of personnel on the framework, internal and external.
• Involvement with PQQ and tender submissions.
• Provide cash-flow forecasts.
• Identify and notify Early Warning’s Compensation Events.
• Procurement of suppliers and sub-contractors

Skills and Qualifications
• Substantial experience of producing estimates for civil engineering and/or building maintenance contracts
• Intermediate Excel Skills
• Experience with NEC / Framework contracts
• Schedule of rates experience
• A HNC/Degree in a relevant subject would be beneficial

About ATS
ATS Recruitment are a specialist agency supplying skilled candidates into the high technology engineering and construction industries on both a permanent and contract basis.
We are extremely experienced and knowledgeable about the sectors we recruit into and have several large national (UK) and international clients who repeatedly use our services