Senior Estimator

Location
Tonbridge
Salary
Market related
Posted
17 Jul 2018
Closes
14 Aug 2018
Ref
299609
Contact
Thomas Chase
Function
Estimator
Job Type
Permanent

Senior Estimator 
Tonbridge 
Salary up to £65,000 + Car/Allowance + Incentives 
 
I am working with a well established Main Contractor who has a rich history of delivering quality construction projects throughout the South East. This Contractor is well known in the country, and is now looking to add a Senior Estimator to their Pre-Construction team. 
 
Based in Tonbridge, my client completes projects in the following sectors; Residential, Commercial, Education and Heritage. The values of said projects range from minor works of £100,000 to major projects of £15m. 
 
You will be joining a well established Estimating team, and will report directly to their Pre-construction Director. Ideally you will have a minimum 8 years experience as an Estimator with a recognised Main Contractor, although industry experience in other sectors will of course be considered. 
 
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited too; 
· Arrange site inspections
· Provide accurate budgets/cost plans
· Provide a detailed "take-off" and Bill of Quantities (BQ)
· Work on traditional Plan and Specification, Design and Build of Partnered Contracts
· Obtain competitive prices for materials and sub-contract packages
· Discuss the clients requirements for a pre-tender meeting with relevant departments, present and answer all questions regarding cost of works
· Participate in post-tender meetings with clients
· Prepare and lead the compilation of tenders
· Advise the Pre Construction Manager of any tendering difficulties that you are experiencing
· Prepare material in the agreed format for presentation to the Adjudication Panel
· Develop client and consultant relations and manage expectations
· Comply with estimating processes to ensure it complies with standing orders
· Work in conjunction with administration staff in preparation of the estimate
· Provide input to the handover process from estimating to contract
· Attend meetings with Client, Designers, Quantity Surveyors, etc where necessary 
 
Requirements;
· An industry recognised qualification (HNC/HND)
· Qualified by Experience
· Minimum 5 years industry experience with a Main Contractor 
 
If you are considering a move and would like to discuss this role or would like career advice then please call Thomas Chase at Interaction Construction on 02382 025 900 / 07885688292 or email: thomas.chase@interactionrecruitment.co.uk

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