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Estimator/QS (Brickwork)

  • Location:

    Chelmsford, Essex

  • Sector:

    Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Anna-Marie Warren

  • Contact email:

    Anna-Marie.Warren@1ststepsolutions.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    239285_1637674914

  • Published:

    3 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-23

  • Consultant:

    Anna-Marie Warren

Estimator/QS (Brickwork)
Chelmsford

1st Step are working alongside a leading brickwork contractor based in Essex who have an opening for a Estimator/QS to join their team; delivering and working alongside tier-one main contractors to deliver some of London's cutting edge projects and developments planned for 2021.

Responsibilities:
- Ability to negotiate Contracts.
- Overseeing project development and budgets.
- Putting together bids to win new business.
- Creating benchmarks for project progress and construction team.
- Managing the budget and liaising with Commercial team.
- Maintaining healthy relationships with key stakeholders.
- Liaise with the client with the project schedule and budget.
- Look to strategically improve procedures by reviewing and developing operational process flows.
- Nurture and train Quantity Surveying team.

What we need from you:
- Great commercial knowledge.
- Good understanding of brickwork Contracts.
- Holds the relevant qualifications (i.e. Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management) ideally with corporate membership and qualified to CInstCES or similar.
- Demonstrable experience of dealing with various forms of Contracts and Manual of Contract Documents in brickwork.
- Responsible for preparing complete, accurate estimates in accordance with the contract conditions and requirements of the client / contractor general terms, to a stage ready for a final adjudication / discussion pre-submission.
- You must be able to work with minimal supervision and able to take tender preparation to a stage where adjudication is purely an overview of the proposed approach and pricing level.
- To be successful for this job you will have previous experience as a construction Estimator within masonry sector experience being very beneficial.