Estimator / Senior Estimator (New Build Housing)

West Midlands
£45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Package
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
David Oakes
Job Type

A leading Main Contractor are seeking a senior estimator for their vastly expanding residential division.

Senior Housing Estimator for Brand New Residential Division

Your new company

This is an opportunity to work for one of the UK's market leading & fastest growing main contractors.

They specialise in a range of different construction sectors and with a UK turnover of over £800m, and a global Turnover exceeding £30bn.

They have heavily invested within their Residential Division and are now actively seeking an experienced Senior Estimator to facilitate their expansion plans and increase their volume of successful Residential tenders.

Your new role
As a Senior Estimator you will be directly responsible for assisting the bid team with the preparation of fully evaluated tenure submissions. These will be primarily focused within the residential & housing sector. You will be preparing tender action plans and bid strategies as well as evaluating tender information for potential contracting opportunities.

What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for the role you will need to have previous experience working at an Intermediate or Senior estimator level. This will ideally be within the house building industry including mixed tenure housing. You will need to have a proven track record of successfully delivering fully prepared tenders through to completion. Other duties include:

  • Maintain a Schedule of Rates from supply chain partners , for all developments and associated infrastructure works.
  • Evaluate and compare quotations received.
  • To prepare sub structure cost information for standard house types.
  • Measure various construction elements from drawings.
  • Be fully involved with Risk & Opportunity management.
  • Thoroughly check the final priced estimate.
  • Ensure that the finalised submission document is signed off in accordance with the QA procedures.

What you'll get in return
In return you will be rewarded with the opportunity to join a financially backed, brand new residential division for one of the Global leaders in construction. You will be presented with excellent career progression opportunities and training. Not only this you will receive a market leading salary and company package to assist your career development.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. to contact me directly call David Oakes on 01212122086 or email
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