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Job Ref:  204537860
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Warwickshire
City:  Solihull
Post Code:  B91
Salary:  £50000 - £60000/annum Car/ Car allowance
10/10/2016 08:58
A Mechanical Estimator is required to work for a large engineering company based in Solihull who is required to manage and co-ordinate all estimating aspects of a bid, ensuring that high quality, competitive proposals are delivered to the customer in a manner. To establish and maintain positive and effective relationships with customers, partners and bid team.

What you'll be doing:
* Where no Bid Manager is appointed and if required by the relevant Business Stream, lead the bid process to ensure that tender deliverables are produced in a timely and effective manner
* Oversee and/or interrogate design options and 'value' solutions, and if appropriate, identify the attractiveness of a project based on sound estimating principles. Activities to include:
* Review customer's drawings and specifications to prepare accurate costing sheets for materials, labour and equipment
* Ensure compliance procedures, including pre-construction gate process
* Assess and manage risk and opportunity and support negotiations as part of the pricing process
* Collate and review tender documents and submission requirements in a timely way, ensuring all financial information is identified and provided and accurate compliant design proposals are included

Who we're looking for:
* Previous experience of managing/implementing all aspects of the estimating process for projects, within the construction industry is required, along with a valid CSCS card, where applicable.
* Membership of a relevant professional body and/or a relevant professional qualification is desirable, such as RICS/CIOB/RIBA/ICE/CIBSE.
* Working knowledge of best practice solutions and optimisation of innovative ideas and an understanding of the principles of Lean Construction and 5D cost planning is desirable. An understanding of BIM and how to read and assemble BIM models and produce appropriate reports from them is desirable.
* Good working knowledge of pricing and quantification methods is required. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required, coupled with an ability to form effective relationships with partners under time pressure. A desire to continuously pursue innovation and development, with a focus on the customer and the business is required. Proficiency in IT, numeracy and MS Office Basic & Estimating Systems is essential.

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

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