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Senior Estimator/Estimator

  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Herefordshire
  • 65000 PerAnnum GBP / PerAnnum

  • Candidate required: Senior Estimator/Estimator – Main Contactor – New Build and Refurbishments 
  • Start date: Immediate 
  • Industry: Construction professionals South
  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Salary & package dependant on experience: Up to £65,000 + Package

The role & about the client:
ITS (Construction Professionals South LTD) are working with a highly regarded and well-established Construction company who specialise in delivering design and build, construction and fit out projects across Healthcare, Education, Commercial and Housing projects.

  • Manage and ensure team are complying with project specification.
  • Track and report at weekly client update meetings
  • Planning of resources, including materials, labour, and sub-contractors
  • Liaise with Site Safety Officer to ensure all standards are maintained.
  • Liaise with the client on KPI development and implementation.
  • Manage and maintain all H&S requirements.
  • Produce tenders for new projects.
  • Produce accurate take offs for projects.
  • Produce and update of procurement schedules for all projects.
  • Prepare the required documents to issue to subcontractors to enable them to tender effectively for works packages.
  • Assist in the financial appraisal of new opportunities.
  • Work closely with architects and other professionals.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing detailed cost estimates for proposed construction projects, including material and labour costs
  • Reviewing project plans and specifications, and identifying any potential issues or cost savings opportunities
  • Coordinating with project managers and other members of the team to gather information and ensure that estimates are accurate and complete.
  • Researching and sourcing materials and labour costs.
  • Identifying any potential risks or contingencies in the project and including these in the estimate
  • Assisting with the preparation of bids and proposals
  • Attend pre-tender and post-tender meetings as required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience in an estimating role within the construction industry
  • Strong understanding of construction materials and methods
  • Experience with cost estimating software.
  • Experience working with contractors, architects, and other stakeholders in the construction industry.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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 to harrywallis@itsconstruction.co.uk or contact me on 02380 2380600/ 0758 608 6768

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