Estimator

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Basingstoke
Salary
Car Allowance + Pension + 23 Days
Posted
14 Jul 2021
Closes
10 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Estimator
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary GBP40,000 to GBP75,000 (Depending on Experience)
Car Allowance + 23 Days Holiday + Private Health Insurance + Pension
Blaymires Recruitment is representing a respected building contractor based near Basingstoke who is searching for an Estimator.
Their modern office is home to the busy Pre-Construction team, who benefit from free secure car parking and bright, comfortable workspaces. The company has built a reputation for delivering high class refurbishments, new build, and renovations of some of the finest properties in the South of England and you will have the opportunity to work on interesting and varied projects.
JOB PURPOSE
Responsible for calculating tenders for high-end residential building projects, maintaining an adequate return on investment and ensuring high quality of work is always maintained.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
* Undertake all estimating duties.
* Estimating primarily high-end residential domestic properties.
* Take ownership of the estimating process and follow a robust estimating procedure including managing all enquiries to sub-contractors, choosing applicable sub-contractors, and communicating other bid requirements to members of the bid team.
* Take ownership of the entire bid process, which includes liaising with the Architect or PQS, establishing the bid requirements for submission, agreeing responsibility for the bid requirements, setting up and chairing tender launch, mid bid and settlement meetings, liaising with the marketing department to ensure the bid is submitted to company standards on time.
* Completing quantity take offs as required and completing schedules of work, or bills of quantities if applicable.
* Thoroughly analysing sub-contract returns (including sub-contract comparisons) and engaging with the supply chain throughout the bid to ensure suitable returns are provided.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS
* HNC in Construction or relevant Degree level qualification.
* Detailed knowledge of private residential building contracting.
* Have a good understanding of traditional building methods and products associated with the refurbishment of listed buildings and high-end residential construction.
* Good experience working with estimating software like Esti-Mate, or ConQuest.
* Have a good working knowledge MS Office - Intermediate level of Excel.
* Ability to write clear and precise communications which might include detailed and complex figures, calculations, and specific building information.
* Strong numeracy and financial management skills and the ability to learn construction IT packages.
* Ability to complete take offs and produce detailed schedules of work when required.
* Ability to produce Bills of Quantities in line with SMM7, or NRM2.
If you would like further information regarding this position, contact Stephen Blaymires at Blaymires Recruitment on (phone number removed) / (phone number removed)4