Estimator

Recruiter
Linear Recruitment Ltd
Location
Leeds
Salary
£35000 - £40000/annum Allowance, bonus, pension
Posted
22 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am working on behalf of my client who is a long-established housing and refurbishment specialist who are dedicated to delivering excellence in everything they do. They are currently looking to recruit an Estimator to assist and provide cost estimation in a timely manner.

The ideal candidate will be reporting to the Commercial Manager and supporting the identification of risks and the application of the Commercial Standing Instructions, whilst ensuring the company’s commercial interests are best served.

Responsibilities:
•Consistent provision of timely and accurate estimates, pre-acquisition studies, etc. fully utilising the C21 estimating system (in house land estimating package).
•Ensuring accurate and timely subcontract enquiries are used in the formulation of bids, ensuring thorough recognition of exclusions/conditions within enquiries and resolve all issues prior to adjudication.
•Maintaining an updated cost base by regular review of market prices with post contract teams.
•Assisting the Chief Estimator in the vetting of bid documentation.
•Pursuit of subcontract enquiries in the formulation of a bid and provision of accurate comparisons for discussion in the adjudication meeting.
•Reporting on assumptions made and any star rates used within the estimate.
•Provision of resource analyses, etc. on successful award of scheme.
•In close liaison with both the buying and surveying teams, ensuring only accurate and current information is used in the compilation of bids.
•Ensuring an effective handover of information to post contract teams on the successful award of a scheme
•Active participation in the initial and final adjudication meeting
•Ensuring accurate and timely material enquiries are used in the formulation of bids in close liaison with the Regional Buyer.

Desirable Skills:
•Construction methods and technology
•Negotiation
•Pricing levels
•Management systems LIBMS
•C21 (in house land estimating package)
•Good basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
•Aware of EValuate estimating software (full training will be given)

Essential:
•Full UK Driving License
•Minimum of 2 - 3 years Estimating background
•Knowledge of the Construction industry

This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated individual with a positive can do attitude who is able to demonstrate excellent communication skills. In return, the company are offering an attractive salary, bonus schemes, car allowance, full in house training and the opportunity to further develop through their excellent training schemes.

If you wish to be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘apply’ or contact Paige Hudson on (Apply online only) for a confidential discussion