Civil Estimator

Recruiter
Blu Coal Ltd
Location
London
Salary
70000
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
15 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Blu Coal are urgently seeking a Civil Estimator preferably with Highway experience to work with a successful Client based in Kent.

The overall responsibility of the Civil/Highway Estimator will be to compile commercial estimates for the use within tender submissions for the Civils arm of the business. Proven working experience in a similar position is essential. Any supervisory experience would be beneficial as you will be required to assist the development of junior members of the team. You will also be required to complete quantity Take-Offs from both pdf and CAD drawings using suitable software, any previous experience in this area is ideal.

Duties of the Civil Estimator
* Review of tender documentation to ascertain scope and proposed method of working.
* Completing Quantity Take-Offs from both pdf and CAD drawings using suitable software (Bluebeam, Adobe Pro etc.)
* Producing Bills Of Quantities
* Pricing all civils elements of estimates from first principles -Civils and Highways
* Solicit subcontract quotations for trades not within the company's operational scope
* Liaise with the assigned planner to reconcile price and programme
* Identify operational and commercial risk within the project and ensure adequate allowance has been made within the commercial submission
* Produce tender reports in preparation for tender adjudication
* Hold adjudication/settlement meetings with Commercial & Operational Directors
* Hand over commercial element of tender submissions to the Estimating Manager for final submission
* Produce cover letter for submission of lesser tenders and submit direct
* Attend and prepare material for handover meetings with operations team upon award of contract
Where workload allows, assist in the development of junior members of staff

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