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July 21, 2022
Job Type
EW - Est - 001
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Ethan Worley
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Job Title: Estimator
Location: Manchester and Birmingham
Reporting to: Estimating Manager or Regional Estimator
Job Objective: To provide competitive and profitable building and civil engineering tenders and quotations, successfully contributing to increasing the company’s workload and turnover

Responsible for: Producing tenders and quotations and carrying out other estimating duties

• The production of tenders and quotations for a variety of works including general concrete repairs, cathodic protection, resin injection, external wall insulation, cladding, deck waterproofing, plate bonding, specialist coatings, and other associated works and services
• Analysis of client’s specification and contract conditions, bonds and warranties
• Entering tender details & maintaining data records on CDS database system
• Carry out site visits
• Pre-tender measurement and valuations
• Gathering information and data
• Pricing materials and plant requirements
• Assessing labour requirements and costs
• Compiling tender programmes using Microsoft Excel and Project
• Compiling sub-contract enquiries and other quotations
• Obtaining competitive prices with suppliers
• Carry out Tender Risk Management Procedures
• Review of tenders prior to submission
• Liaison with other members of the estimating team
• Liaison with contract staff, clients & their representatives, sub-contractors & suppliers
• Advising and corresponding with clients including local authorities
• Attending pre-contract meetings
• Working to strict tender deadlines
• Assist in preparation of quality bid submissions
• Production of alternative bids
• Following tenders from initial enquiry through to receipt of orders
• Carry out duties in accordance with Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality Management System
• Use of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Project
• Complying with company policies and procedures
• Complying with IMS procedures and relevant legislation
• Ensuring professionalism and quality is maintained throughout all activities
• Any other duties as reasonably required

As the main works have already been priced the role will be to use the estimating templates and build up information and then calculate the costs for compensation events; seek out quotations; providing commercial support to the SQS and commercial manager.

The candidate will have commercial background and knowledge of highways with NEC 3 and 4 experience preferred.

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