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Estimator

Location

Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

Type

Permanent

Ref No

SC110220

Date Posted

11-Feb-20

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Job Description

ESTIMATOR – RC FRAME – CONCRETE – GROUNDWORKS – JRL – J REDDINGTON – CONSTRUCTION – SITES – LONDON - BOREHAMWOOD

Do you want to work for a renowned RC Frame contractor on landmark projects across the UK?

We have an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Estimator to join our well established team in Head Office, Borehamwood. Not only will you have the chance to work on iconic schemes up to £100m; you'll join a dynamic, established team who have a real 'work hard, play hard' attitude.

It's time to take your career to the next level.

What you can expect from us:

· On the job training

· Exceptional guidance from well-experienced Senior Estimators

· Experience tendering on a mixture of mixed-use and residential projects

· An opportunity to enhance your career prospects

Impressive projects to note:

- Royal Mint Gardens, Tower Hill - £40m, sub & super structure package over the DLR & Network Rail lines

- Lots Road, Chelsea - £70m, sub & structure package to redevelop the power station, retaining the external wall on the Thames

- Nine Elms, Vauxhall - £75m, RC Frame in the heart of Vauxhall

** Should your expertise be in another field, we are also recruiting for Estimators within piling, facades, drylining and main contracting. **

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Appraising tender documents and preparing estimates as necessary
  • Pricing of Bills of Quantities including build costs, preliminaries and fees
  • Leading tender adjudication meetings
  • Risk and value management of tenders. This includes spotting, taking advantage of and advising internal teams on potential risks and opportunities in a tender/project
  • Investigate and price Value Engineering cost savings where applicable
  • To attend client presentations and providing information to clients in a professional manner
  • Being the point of contact with clients including raising & answering queries etc.
  • Communicate effectively at all times with both clients and internal companies / departments
  • Attend and takes notes of any meetings relevant to the project
  • Ensuring accurate tracking of all tender documentation
  • Researching and understanding current market prices for subcontractors and materials
  • Preparing budget estimates and cost plans
  • Measuring and pricing accurate complete cost plans

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with confidence of working for an established and growing company
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Possible career growth for the right candidate
  • An opportunity to work on some of the nation’s most exciting Construction projects
  • A stimulating & dynamic environment
  • Dedicated Training & Development Department
  • Contemporary Lounge & Canteen area
  • In-house barista
  • Subsidised meals offered at lunchtimes
  • State of the art, two-floor gym
  • Sauna
  • Newly refurbished Gym & Multi-purpose Studio in Head Office
  • Range of gym classes including yoga, pilates, boot camp & muay thai

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