Daniel Owen Ltd
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Within the Main Contract Division of one of my main clients, a civils and ground works contractor. An exciting permanent position has arisen for the role of an Estimator based in Colchester and one in which the right candidate can play a pivotal role in developing the department as it moves forward.

Ideally the candidate should have held a position with a reputable Contractor conversant with the market conditions in Colchester/London, and with the following proven experiences and track record in the following :-

1. Administration of the full tender process from inception to settlement with Directors

2. Capability of producing accurate Cost Plans - knowledge of building costs/m2;ft2

3. Understanding of various forms of Procurement Process - including 2 stage tenders

4. Ability to provide own BQ for specification and drawing projects

5. Knowledge of system estimating software

6. Highlighting Tender Risk & Opportunities - Practical, Commercial & Contractual

7. Preparation of Notes and Clarifications for Tender Submissions

8. Demonstrate ability in the pricing of tender Preliminaries

9. Ability to resource the tender through in depth experience of Supply Chain capacity

10. Understanding Design & Build tenders including co-ordinating Design Consultants

11. Formulating Contractors Proposals

12. Outlining the relevance of CDPs within a given scheme

13. Competency of M & E Services installation and 'Green' Building techniques

14. Ability to partake in meaningful value engineering exercises

15. Attendance and presentation at Mid Bid & Post Tender Interviews

16. Investigation various forms of construction and liaising with Specialist Sub-Contractors

17. Basic understanding of NRM & BIM

Project Type

Project sizes £ 500,000 to £ 10,000,000

Various types of Contract - JCT,NEC including Design & Build options

Structural Alterations - as part of a whole scheme

Various Sectors - including Civils and Ground works; Health; Education; Industrial; Retail; Commercial; New build petrol stations;