Estimator

Recruiter
Resourcing Solutions Limited
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Currently on the lookout for an Estimator on a permanent basis in the London area. This position is for one of the leading civil / utility companies in the UK.

The Role

My client are seeking to recruit an Estimator to be based in London. The Estimator will manage the preparation of accurate and competitive cost estimates for a wide variety of projects, predominately HS2 enabling works (Not the rail aspect so no rail experience required)

Responsibilities:

* Attend pre-construction and construction site visits.
* Manage the production of enquiry schedules for either civil scope of works / packages from the tender documentation, drawings and specifications issued.
* Manage the preparation of enquiry documents for either civil scope of works / packages.
* Identify the tender deliverables required from the project designers.
* Manage the preparation and issuing of RFI's (Request for Information) to the Client / Architect. Evaluates and issues RFI responses to the Estimating Team.
* Evaluate returned quotations from suppliers and where necessary enters into correspondence with suppliers to bring quotations in line with the project specification requirements.
* Prepare a project risk register including risk cost evaluation and risk probability, and arranges and chairs a project risk meeting in the presence of Estimators, Planners, Design Co-ordinators.
* Arrange with the Chief Estimator the Tender Adjudication Settlement Meeting in the presence of Estimators, Planners and Director(s).
* Arrange a Tender Handover meeting in the presence of Estimators and projects team. Prepares commercial documents for tender handover to projects team.
* Lead Tender Adjudication and Presentation to Director and Senior Manager.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

HNC/HNC/Degree related to the business division.
Demonstration of knowledge and practical application of planning and construction activities.
Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft packages, including Microsoft Project

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