Estimator - Decent Homes Planned Maintenace - North East London

Redfish Solutions Ltd
Woodford Green
From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £Negotiable plus package
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Title: Estimator

Sector: Residential Housing / Social Housing

Salary: around £50,000 plus package

Location: North East London

Our client is a London based construction contractor specialising in the private and social housing sectors. We are now looking for an Estimator to join their existing commercial team.

Reporting to the Divisional Director your main responsibility will be for the production of detailed cost plans and estimates on various planned maintenance and small works projects. The position requires comprehensive knowledge of small works, cyclical decorations and planned maintenance – value range £10,000 to £2 million.

A recognised qualification in building surveying is needed and experience in cyclical maintenance refurbishment projects is essential.

Estimator Main Duties:

· To provide the most realistic net price for the bid

· Read all tender documents and check that they are suitable for tendering purposes

· Undertake site visits in preparation of tenders

· Formulate strategies for pricing with your Line Manager/Directors

· Liaise with the Consultants/Clients as appropriate in tender preparation period

·Prepare building quantities as required in accordance with standard methods of measurement

· Price all works in line with current market conditions

· Ensure all subcontractor packages are set out in good time

· Obtain competitive subcontractor and supplier quotations

· Analyse all subcontractor returns/quotations

· Develop programmes and method statements

· Prepare tender settlement sheet and attend tender settlement meetings

· Ensure all tenders comply with estimating procedure guidance notes

If you feel you have the necessary skills for the Estimator role and you live within commutable distance of North East London, then please apply within.