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  • Maidstone, UK
  • £40,000 - £75,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reference: CS - Est
  • Consultant: Carl Smith

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Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Attend project start-up meetings and make site visits
  • Produce enquiry schedules for scope of works & packages required from the tender documentation, drawings and specifications issued
  • Identify tender deliverables required from the Project Designers
  • Evaluate returned quotations from suppliers and where necessary enters correspondence with suppliers to bring quotations in line with the project specification requirements
  • Prepare BOQ for scopes of projects on estimating programs
  • Input to project risk register and attends a project risk meeting in the presence of Estimators, Planning Engineers, Design Co-ordinators and Clients representatives
  • Attend tender price settlement meetings in the presence of the tender team with Estimating Manager,
  • Attend Tender Handover meetings in the presence of Estimators and projects team
  • Prepare commercial documents for tender handover to projects team
  • Assist the Estimating Manager in promoting interaction with the appropriate functional leader to facilitate successful development of solutions to problems and estimates
  • Assist the Estimating Manager in working with the site commercial team to ensure budgets & programs are reflective of actual delivery experience
  • Make tender amendments where applicable utilising client feedback on submitted tenders
  • As necessary provide supports and respond to tender queries made by project team personnel
  • In conjunction with the Contract Manager / Senior Management review contract details relevant to the company's ability to deliver under the contract
  • Review tender documents assessing scope, risks involved, tender complexity and provide feedback to Estimating Manager

Skills / Experience

  • We are looking for a Estimator with experience in a similar role
  • The individual will preferably have experience in pricing general civils packages
  • Previous use of Candy estimating software would be beneficial
  • Site experience on projects
  • Proven successful estimating experience in civil engineering, including undertaking role of an estimator
  • Extensive variety in types of work priced
  • Experience of public sector clients and private sector clients
  • IT Literate

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