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  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Hampshire
  • 50000 PerAnnum / PerAnnum
  • Candidate required: Fit Out Estimator /Junior Fit Out Estimator
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Industry: Construction professionals South
  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Salary & package dependant on experience:£DOE + Package

The role & about the client:

On behalf of our client, ITS Construction Professionals South are searching for a Estimator or Junior Estimator to join an award-winning fit out company.

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Analyse architectural drawings, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare labour, equipment, and materials/subcontractor estimates for large and complex work.
  • Provide complete conceptual and final estimating input on complex work using knowledge of specialised methodologies, techniques, principles, or processes.
  • Act as the Company’s representative at pre contract and post contract meetings with clients and main contractors.
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
  • Maintain files (electronic data) of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers.
  • Request quotations from suppliers and subcontractors. Conduct a thorough evaluation of incoming scopes of work and conduct a cost analysis on quotations.
  • Consider and analyse risk factors.
  • Conduct onsite surveys of pre-existing conditions when applicable.
  • Perform post-bid analysis and participate in bid review meetings with company Directors.
  • Initiate and chair new project hand-over meetings.
  • Investigate value engineering options and report.
  • Carry out live project cost control and monitoring.
  • Negotiate, award, and administer contracts with subcontractors for the successful completion of projects in a timely and cost efficient manner.

The ideal candidate must have the following skills and experience:

  • Fully trained to a minimum of HND level or a minimum of 5 years estimating experience.
  • Ability to interpret drawings and in taking off details.
  • Confident in compiling and working from bills of quantities.
  • Work well as part of a team.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure.
  • Previous experience of Causeway estimating system would be beneficial although not essential.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.

The candidate should also:

  • Have experience in carrying out site surveys.
  • Have excellent IT skills.
  • Be able to use their own initiative and have enthusiasm.
  • Be well organised, methodical and positive.
  • Excel operating in a fast paced commercial environment.

Training/Progression opportunities:

  • Future opportunities to progress into a Senior Estimator role

Where a range of rate of pay is quoted the level of experience, qualifications & related training required is the minimum required in order to qualify for the lowest rate of pay quoted.
How to apply:
Please send an up-to-date CV in strict confidence or contact me on 02380 2380600/07586 086766
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