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  • Job reference: RMS0134796

Estimator

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Runcorn
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/03/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (11/04/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
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The Company:
A professional, construction, support and infrastructure services provider working in various market sectors all over the world.

The Role:
Our client has proven and extensive civil engineering and project management skills, delivering engineering excellence through cost-efficient, client focused solutions from minor works through to major infrastructure projects.

Their client is a specialist contracting business working in the Building and Civil Engineering markets of the UK. Projects usually involve the repair, strengthening, refurbishment or protection of all types of Building and Civil Engineering structures and infrastructure.

Due to their growing order book an exciting opportunity has arisen for an Estimator to be based from their Sutton Weaver office.

Responsibilities
• Check & ensure maintenance of a controlled copy of Client’s Enquiry document & resultant communications
• Risk review of the Client’s Enquiry to inform bid decisions
• Prepare subcontract & materials enquiries and review subsequent quotations
• Build up an accurate cost estimate for the permanent works in an elemental and analytical format utilising bespoke estimating software (Candy or similar), and Microsoft Excel
• Prepare an accurate cost estimate for the preliminaries resources required to carry out the works in accordance with agreed programme & engineering requirements
• Check labour & plant resources accumulated in the cost estimate balance with those derived from the tender programme
• Prepare & present the commercial aspects of the tender to the Directors/Senior Managers for adjudication and approval
• Produce tender programme and organisational plan
• Prepare the commercial tender for submission to the Client
• On acceptance of tender by Client check proposed contract reflects the enquiry documents and subsequent offer
• Prepare and present the commercial handover documents to the contract delivery team
• Liaise with construction teams to ensure output & resource data collected providing feedback for future tenders
Requirements
• Estimating experience in a Civils/Building contractor environment
• Local knowledge of suppliers and subcontractors
• A good working knowledge of outputs normally achieved by operatives and subcontractors in a number of trades and those operating various types of equipment
• An appreciation of engineering techniques & their suitability
• A practical knowledge of safe methods of working
• Ability to assess site conditions from a physical site inspection & interpretation of intrusive surveys, soils investigations and existing condition reports
• Practiced & familiar with standard methods of measurement and forms of contract
• Ability to carry out quantitative take offs from drawings
• A record of securing successfully completed contracts
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