|Job Ref:||204792930||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Industry:||Construction||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||County/State:||Derbyshire||City:||Alfreton||Address:||Post Code:||DE55||Salary:||£40000 - £55000/annum CAR / allowance, 10% bonus||Post Date:||15/10/2016 03:16|
We are looking for an experienced highways estimator to join our highways team from our infrastructure office
The role will include responsibility for the preparation and submission of tenders, under a variety of forms of procurement, in a consistent and standardised manner in line with business objectives, Company procedures and process.
Working as part of a team (or individually as required) with the objective of securing profitable future workload for the business.
The Estimator duties may include the following:
Thoroughly appraise tender documentation when received to identify risk, opportunity, insufficient information, inadequate or incorrect design;
Preparation of material and sub-contract enquiries including selection of prospective subcontractors;
Attending strategy/opportunity meetings with project team;
Attend design team meetings where appropriate;
Visit site to identify site specific risks. Prepare T42 report;
Liaise with Proposals /Bid Managers where applicable and attend design meetings;
Preparing tender Bills of Quantities;
Preparation of analytical cost estimates including preliminaries;
Adjudication and comparison of sub contractor quotations;
Presentation of the cost estimate to senior management at tender settlement meetings;
Completion of tender documentation and submission of the tender;
Ensure a smooth handover of the project to the site team including attendance at F201 meeting.
Knowledge skills & experience
Construction/Surveying - HND/Degree or similar;
Competent use of Microsoft packages e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook;
Awareness of Industry procurement methods;
Estimating software (desirable);
Understanding of Whole Life Costs (desirable);
Cost Planning awareness (desirable);
Experience of analytical building estimating;
Familiarity with all forms of contract;
Management and organisational experience (desirable);
Technical Construction knowledge;
Knowledge of current Building Regulations and other industry standards;
Understanding of BREEAM (desirable).
Experience working within civils (essential)
Experience tendering for major highways projects (desirable).
Sound technical and commercial abilities incl. strong numerical skills;
Analytical, decisive and interrogative;
Ability to work as a team member, or on own initiative;
Organised with effective time management ability;
Having a professional approach to work;
People management skills with a flexible attitude to people