Job Location - United Kingdom -- England -- South East England -- Kent -- Sevenoaks
Job Type Permanent
Posted 13 July 2018
up to £55,000 + Package
Our client is an award winning national residential developer and they have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Estimator to join their team.
You will be required to assist with and produce priced tenders that are accurate, clearly detailed, competitive and returned within deadlines. Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations and provide clearly identified price build-ups to the Contract team.
The desired outcome being that the Company will achieve sufficient new work to enable continued growth in accordance with the Business Plan.
Duties to include:
Arrange site inspections
Provide accurate budgets/cost plans
Provide a detailed "take-off" and Bill of Quantities (BQ) using the Conquest Estimating software package
Work on traditional Plan and Specification, Design and Build of Partnered Contracts
Obtain competitive prices for materials and sub-contract packages
Oversee or complete quote analysis comparisons
Check and amend rate/price build-ups where necessary
Prepare tender build-ups for internal adjudication and carry out adjustments where necessary
Preparation and collation of relevant information/ documentation for handover meeting, ensuring all teams are suitably briefed
Discuss the clients requirements for a pre-tender meeting with relevant departments, present and answer all questions regarding cost of works
Participate in post-tender meetings with clients
Knowledge of building, material components, building regulations, estimating (including taking-off) and H&S.
Word processing and computer skills for record keeping/data entry and report writing - Word and Excel.
Knowledge of contractual procedures and responsibilities.
Good negotiation, influencing and communication skills; well-spoken and personable; able to get on with diverse personalities
Strong analytical and reasoning abilities
Good organisation skills and attention to detail
Highly numerate with well-developed ability to accurately manipulate numerical information
Driving license holder with own car
If you are considering a move and would like to discuss this role or would like career advice then please call Chris Grimes at Interaction Construction on 02382 025 900 / 07703559144 or email: email@example.com