Civils Estimator

North Lanarkshire
07 Aug 2019
04 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a leading engineering and construction business operating across the UK and Ireland
Due to a significant workload they now have a requirement for a Civils Estimator
Our client are looking for qualified candidates for this role, but they must have relevant site engineering and estimating experience ideally civils, groundworks and RC Frame
If you no longer want to be in site based engineering role and are looking for a more fixed office based 9 to 5 this opportunity might well be for you !!
Based from their Glasgow office, this is an excellent opportunity to progress your career, working alongside a longstanding, experienced and collaborative team. Many of their Estimators have joined from a site-based Engineering, Project Management or Quantity Surveying role, and they would welcome the chance to speak with you if you are interested in doing the same. Previous experience is not required - with full support and training provided, they can help to draw on your practical/technical experience to fast-track your transition to Estimating.
Responsibilities include;
You will be responsible for the preparation and subsequent negotiation of tender submissions for a range of prestigious civil engineering projects. Working closely with Operational, Planning and Design teams you will value engineer solutions for clients within a department that secures continued work and growth for the company.
* Examine incoming tenders to review contract potential and value engineer solutions for the client
* Prepare rates for each item within the BOQ from first principles, technical knowledge and experience
* Produce tender report in preparation for tender adjudication
* Attend pre & post contract reviews and client meetings (a great opportunity to gain exposure to project planning, design and costing)
* Measuring & 'Taking-Off' quantities from drawings
* Sourcing pre-project information and supporting supplier / sub-contractor quotations, agreements & enquiries
* Examine contract obligations
* Client facing
About You
* Degree qualified in Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Construction Management (preferred)
* Site-based, sub-contractor experience in varying projects including bulk earthworks, groundworks, substructure concrete, paving, roadworks, drainage and/or RC frame
* Electronic measuring and standard methods of measurement experience (preferred)
* Numerically minded with a sound commercial acumen
* A confident communicator with demonstrable interpersonal skills and workplace relationships
* Excellent organisational skills and the ability to adhere to strict deadlines