Estimator Landscape

6 days left

30000.00 - 36000.00 GBP Annual
08 Feb 2021
08 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
The continuing success of this company means that they need an additional Estimator in their Commercial Landscaping Team. This role is central to the organisation and contributes to both its ongoing success and the creation of the company's award-winning Landscapes. They would ideally like to recruit an Estimator with Landscaping experience but recognising the difficulty of finding this skill set, they are very open to developing and training an Estimator from another area of Construction. Any experience in Groundworks would be of particular relevance. This is the ideal position for a Construction Estimator looking for a role with great career prospects and excellent training.

The Job:

Reporting to the Senior Estimator, you will use your professional and proactive approach to create and submit Commercial Landscaping Tenders. You will have ownership of your projects and manage the award of schemes to the point that they are handed over to one the operational teams.

* You will accurately measure PDF drawings to determine the scope of works and, if necessary, produce a Bill of Quantities, consistent with the specifications for pricing purposes.

* Distribute sub-contract bid packages as required and obtain prices for all of elements of the tender.

* Assist Clients with technical feedback at all stages of the tender and award process.

* Assign or propose Profit Margins based on department guidelines.

* Price bills of quantities ready for submittal and enter all supplementary bid information.

* Identify areas of risk or concern within the scheme and present them to the Senior Estimator.

* Attend Pre and Post Contract meetings with clients as required.

* Maintain the tender register.

* Chase clients for updates on bid submissions.

* Build and maintain strong, professional working relationships with clients, suppliers and sub-contractors.

The Person:

You will currently be working in an Estimating role, preferably in Landscaping but possibly in a Construction or Groundworks company and you will:

* Be educated to Degree/OND/HND or similar in construction, quantity surveying or landscaping.

* Have experience in preparing and submitting Commercial Landscaping, Groundwork or General Construction tenders.

* Have an understanding of Contracts and Project risk management.

* Have good general IT skills including MS Office.

* Be organised with good time management and used to meeting tender deadlines.

* Good communication skills.

* Excellent attention to detail.

* Full driving licence

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