Senior Estimator

Senior Estimator

  • Cambridge
  • £Neg USD / Year
  • Salary: £Neg

Senior Estimator – Cambridge – Civil Engineering.
Car or allowance.
Group Life Insurance
Discretionary bonus.

Opportunity for a Senior Estimator to join an award-winning civil engineering and building company
They specialise in infrastructure, ground works and associated building services, covering most of the UK.

They are rapidly becoming the company of choice and continue to expand after many years of overwhelming success. Their success no doubt is owed to their strong core values maintained from the company’s origin in 1995, in addition to a consistency in a dedicated and elite workforce.

This company consistently achieves high standards, fair market rates and a vigilantly safe working environment

They are offering an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join their Commercial team as a Senior Estimator

The role – Civil Engineering Senior Estimator

  • Administration/ Management of booking in tenders and logging into the shared tender list system in place, including saving contract information and processing of this information (printing and filing) prior measurement and pricing.
  • Making initial contact with clients to confirm accept or decline of tender.
  • Obtain quotes for all predicted requirements from sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Assisting in producing take-offs and cost database for analysis by others (and progression of the same by themselves).
  • Calculate the cost of materials, transport, labour and plant hire.
  • Understanding the commercial aspects of measurement, bills and rate presentation/ ensuring consistency with current/ live schemes, understanding the confidentiality of (and sometimes the transparency).
  • Understand and clarify the client’s requirements and offer value engineering for discussion with the
    ·management team (and benefits of).
  • Undergo regular site visits to understand the process/ timings and sciences of estimating including the realization of the labour/ plant and material aspect of any given construction process.
  • Chasing/ following up previously submitted tenders and ensuring that the client has a fully comprehensive analysis including receipt of feedback on competitiveness of the tender/ bid.
  • Assessing and adhering to all risk assessments and health and safety requirements.
  • Keeping up to date with inflation and projected timescale costs.
  • Making visits to proposed construction sites.
  • Presenting bids to clients/answering questions

All about you!

You will be an experienced Estimator who has worked on Civil Engineering schemes.