Estimator - Portsmouth

Recruiter
Resourcing Group
Location
Portsmouth
Salary
£50000.00 - £60000.00 pa
Posted
12 Apr 2017
Closes
12 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My Portsmouth based client is one the regions leading construction companies. My client works across the residential, commercial and public sectors of construction and strives to win more business in these growth areas.

Due to project wins and organic growth my client is now seeking to employ a Senior Estimator who will be reporting directly to the Estimating Manager The overall purpose of the role is to prepare accurate cost plans and detailed estimates, identifying true net cost, to enable the Company to fulfill its business objectives.

The ideal candidate will be expected to undertake the following -

- To be able to work under own direction, with minimal supervision within a Bid Team environment whilst maintaining Group Estimating procedures and philosophy.
- To ensure safe delivery of the tender on date of submission.
- To confidently present the estimate at the Finalisation Meeting supported by a fully priced net cost build up with a full knowledge and understanding of the project in the form of a fully completed Tender Quality Plan with a full knowledge and understanding of the project.
- To liaise with other members of the bid team as appropriate to ensure that all aspects of the tender documentation are fully understood and adequately responded to, advising all members of the team on cost, build ability and programme where appropriate.
- To have a good working knowledge of the local market, and comply with and promote the Core Supply Chain philosophy in the preparation of the tender enquiry list with the Bid Team.
- To receive, acknowledge and check tender documentation and (along with other members of the Bid Team) raise queries relating to the tender documentation.
- To evaluate the tender information and prepare tender action plan and contribute to Bid Strategy (along with other members of the Bid Team).

Essential and Desirable Criteria:

Essential:
- To have a good working knowledge of the local market, and comply with and promote the Core Supply Chain philosophy in the preparation of the tender enquiry list with the Bid Team.
- To have a challenging mindset with particular regards to new technologies, alternatives or Value Engineering in order to obtain competitive advantage.
- Knowledge of Commercial Computerised Estimating Software systems.
- Good level of knowledge of Word, Excel, Powerpoint.

Desirable:
- Experience of On Screen measurement tools such as CAD measure / DWG Drawing review.
- Knowledge or previous experience with Causeway Estimating Software.

If you require further information regarding this opportunity please call me on ************ / alternatively you can email me at *********************************

Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.