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Construction Estimator/Senior Estimator

  • Location

    Chelmsford, Essex

  • Sector:

    Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    SE Recruitment Team

  • Contact email:

    setrades@1ststepsolutions.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    239418_1649945332

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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1st Step Solutions are currently working with a multidisciplined construction company specialising in Groundworks & RC Frame construction who are seeking to strengthen the team with an Estimator/Senior Estimator to join a well established estimating department. This is a full time role covering Essex, Kent and Suffolk Regions.

The role(s) will include:
* Reporting to the Managing Estimator
* Collation & review of tender documents to gain a solid project understanding
* Measurement of technical drawings using both CAD & traditional measurement methods
* Working amongst our wider team to obtain job specific market rates for materials
* Liaison with business partners and subcontractors to obtain site specific quotations
* Establishing new and building existing relationships with clients / contractors / suppliers
* Coordinate site visits with team members to understand project logistics / constraints
* Creation & preparation of bills of quantities / schedules of rates for submission to clients
* Presentation of tenders for adjudication with senior management team
* Attending meetings with clients to discuss projects / tenders & negotiate contract sums

Key Skills:
* Have previous construction experience or currently be in a construction based education
* Have previous groundwork experience
* Keen to develop skills (training will be offered if required)
* Be self-motivated and driven to succeed
* Possess good time management skills and be comfortable working to deadlines
* Work well within a team, but also be happy working individually
* Be comfortable using all Microsoft applications and have robust IT literacy
* Be keen to learn how to be a great communicator
* Have some experience with estimating software
* The candidate will be based within the Essex Office with some site visits required and so a full UK driving licence is essential

The Package:
* Competitive salary
* Company vehicle or car allowance (depending on experience)
* Performance based bonus scheme
* Further Education opportunities (day release college / university)
* Opportunity to evolve your desired career