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Job Ref:  204734823
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  London
City:  Surbiton
Post Code:  KT6
Salary:  £50000 - £60000/annum
05/10/2016 03:06

Our client currently require an Estimator with surveying experience to join their busy team, based in Surrey.

The companies main focus is on New Build, Refurbishment and Design & Build projects in London and the South of England up to a value of £6M. A position has arisen for a qualified estimator to work closely with the Management Team to provide an excellent service, secure work and develop our client base.

Salary £50,000 + plus benefits dependent upon experience.

Your duties would involve the following:

•Taking tenders from initial enquiry to submission.
•Provision of timely and accurate estimates
•Analyse contract documentation and prepare accurate subcontractor packages for pricing.
•Maintaining an updated cost base
•Liaise and negotiate with sub-contractors and suppliers
•Active participation in adjudication meetings
•Requirement to carry out some surveying duties when necessary
•Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations.

Skills required:

•Previous estimating experience of at least 5 years with a contractor in a similar role
•Knowledge of building material components, building regulations, estimating (including taking off) and H&S.
•Computer skills, especially Excel
•Knowledge of contractual procedures and responsibilities
•Good negotiation, influencing and communication skills
•Well-spoken and personable
•Strong analytical and reasoning abilities
•Good organisation skills and attention to detail
•Confident and resourceful
•Evidence of maintaining a professional, consistent and fair approach
•Self-motivated with ability to work alone or in a team
•Organised, problem solving and VE skills as necessary
•Local knowledge of suppliers and subcontractors

Personal Specification:

Education College/Uni - Degree/Diploma or trade trained.
Professional training CPD.


Experience min 4 year post graduate - Main Contractor experience.
A construction background with hands on site experience (physical/surveying/craftsman).
New build/refurbishments/D&B.

Please apply here or call us on (Apply online only) to be considered for this role
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