Estimator

Recruiter
Project Resource
Location
Manchester
Salary
£30000.00 - £35000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Permanent Opportunity:

Junior Estimator - Civil Engineering
Manchester, North West
£30,000 - £35,000*

My client is one of the country's leading build and civil engineering companies and is looking for a Junior Estimator to join their team in Manchester and contribute to the success of some of the UK's most interesting, challenging and high-profile projects.

Joining the Manchester Office you will be a part of a team who bids for major Civil Engineering projects across the UK. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Junior Estimator to join a growing Civils/Estimating Team for one of the biggest names in the UK.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
The Junior Estimator would do the following:

  • Consult with industry experts to discuss estimates and resolve issues
  • Identify and quantify cost factors, such as production time and raw material, equipment, and labor expenses
  • Travel to job sites to gather information on materials needed, labor requirements, and other factors
  • Read blueprints and technical documents to prepare estimates
  • Collaborate with engineers, architects, owners, and contractors on estimates
  • Use sophisticated computer software to calculate estimates
  • Evaluate a product's cost effectiveness or profitability
  • Recommend ways to make a product more cost effective or profitable
  • Prepare estimates for clients and other business managers
  • Develop project plans for the duration of the project

Job Skills & Knowledge
The Junior Estimator should have the following:

  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to recognise Risks and Opportunities
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Proficiency with working with Estimating Software CCS Candy
  • Ability to read and understand construction plans and specifications

Salary
As the successful Junior Estimator you will receive the following:

£30,000 - £35.000* + car or allowance, healthcare and pension

*Salary could be considered for the right candidate.

How to apply
To apply for the position of a Junior Estimator in Manchester please submit all CV Applications to Julia at Project Resource, Manchester Office.

in the first instance quoting vacancy # and we will contact you within 3 working days if your application has been successful.

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