Estimator

Recruiter
Osprey Engineering Solutions
Location
Chesham
Posted
06 Dec 2018
Closes
18 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Estimator Job Duties

* Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.

* Identifies labour, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.

* Computes costs by analysing labour, material, and time requirements.

* Resolves discrepancies by collecting and analysing information.

* Presents prepared estimate by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information.

* Maintains cost data base by entering and backing up data.

* Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications.

* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

* Monitor relevant tender web sites to identify work opportunities.

* Work Procurement

* Monitor relevant planning authority web sites to identify work opportunities

* Pursue opportunities to obtain tender documents

* Completion and submission of tenders and PQQs.

Skills

· Good working knowledge of forms of contract currently used within the Building and Civil Engineering industry, knowledge of NHS or Healthcare a plus.

· Good working knowledge of standard forms of measurement.

· Driving licence.

· Good IT skills - particularly Word and Excel.

· Excellent communication skills.

· AutoCAD / CRM / ERP experience .

Personal Qualities

·High degree of personal motivation

· Commercial acumen

· Ability to work as part of a close-knit management team and manage numerous activities / projects simultaneously – both short and long term.

· Ability to work on own initiative and with the minimum of supervision

· Outgoing personality essential for dealing directly with Clients and their design team

· Good negotiator

· Flexibility with regard to working across all areas of the business, and hours to meet the requirements of this challenging position.

Competencies

· Leadership

· Enterprising and Commercial Approach

· A Planned Approach

· Taking Responsibility

· Customer Focus

· Building and Maintaining Relationships

Qualifications

· Degree

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