Estimator
Livingston
DK010217E
Construction
Permanent

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Discipline: Commercial, Construction, Estimating, Industrial

Speciality: Commercial, Construction, Industrial

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £ - £

Apply by: 01/03/2017

Min Experience: years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

Overview

We are currently recruiting for an Estimator on behalf of a multi-disciplinary construction, refurb and fit-out contractor based in Livingston.

The company operate within the Industrial, Commercial and Retails sectors and manage contracts up to £5 million in value.

Role Description

  • Assist the Project Development and Commercial Manager in assessing potential tender opportunities.
  • Ensure that all tender opportunities are logged in estimating workload tracker.
  • Develop new leads and opportunities for the business when possible.
  • Attend initial Bid Team Meeting/Discussion with key stakeholders in relation to the bid
  • Assess tender documentation and feedback key information in relation to contract type, specific terms and any specific risk
  • Visit project sites (national locations) as necessary
  • Prepare, collate, submit and manage tender RFIs
  • Determine which (if any) packages are to be subcontracted
  • Prepare and issue subcontract enquiries
  • Establish strong lines of communication with tendering subcontractors.
  • Retrieve, review and assess subcontract tender returns.
  • Carry out materials take off for works if necessary
  • As part of Bid Team, determine plant necessary to deliver the scheme
  • Cost works to be delivered through rates built up with labour, plant and materials.
  • Consultation with the key stakeholders should take place to assess the labour requirements
  • Adjust commercial aspects of the tender as instructed in the adjudication and submit the tender prior to the bid end date
  • Present bid proposals to the Bid Director
  • Attend post tender interview/pre-order meeting if required
  • Complete tender handover to project delivery team

Skills & Attributes

  • Previous main contractor experience
  • A construction industry qualification preferred such as HNC/D or Honours Degree
  • Proficiency in use of Conquest estimating software is preferable
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety and Environmental safety requirements.
  • Computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Full UK Driving license
  • Approachable and able to build relationships with others
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player – actively helping and engaging in events and team working.
  • Ability to work independently, using your own initiative and problem solving skills.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous main contractor experience
  • A construction industry qualification preferred such as HNC/D or Honours Degree
  • Proficiency in use of Conquest estimating software is preferable
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety and Environmental safety requirements.
  • Computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Full UK Driving license
  • Approachable and able to build relationships with others
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player – actively helping and engaging in events and team working.
  • Ability to work independently, using your own initiative and problem solving skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the Project Development and Commercial Manager in assessing potential tender opportunities.
  • Ensure that all tender opportunities are logged in estimating workload tracker.
  • Develop new leads and opportunities for the business when possible.
  • Attend initial Bid Team Meeting/Discussion with key stakeholders in relation to the bid
  • Assess tender documentation and feedback key information in relation to contract type, specific terms and any specific risk
  • Visit project sites (national locations) as necessary
  • Prepare, collate, submit and manage tender RFIs
  • Determine which (if any) packages are to be subcontracted
  • Prepare and issue subcontract enquiries
  • Establish strong lines of communication with tendering subcontractors.
  • Retrieve, review and assess subcontract tender returns.
  • Carry out materials take off for works if necessary
  • As part of Bid Team, determine plant necessary to deliver the scheme
  • Cost works to be delivered through rates built up with labour, plant and materials.
  • Consultation with the key stakeholders should take place to assess the labour requirements
  • Adjust commercial aspects of the tender as instructed in the adjudication and submit the tender prior to the bid end date
  • Present bid proposals to the Bid Director
  • Attend post tender interview/pre-order meeting if required
  • Complete tender handover to project delivery team