Location: England
Type: Permanent
Ref: Estimator
Rate/Salary: £24.00 to £30.00

Estimator – Residential New Build & Refurbishment – General Contracting – Civil & Groundworks – Upto £50,000pp

About the Company

A long established family run business, who operate across multiple sectors in the industry and are well respected in the Greater Manchester region. They specialise in new build and refurbishment works in the residential sector, as well as having a general contracting division, and an arm that specialises in civils and land remediation. They have been established for over 50yrs and have a turnover of £50m plus.

About the Role

They have opportunities across the group for experienced Estimators to join the team. You will ideally have a minimum of 3-5yrs experience working as an Estimator for as Main Contractor. If you have worked on refurbishment, new build, civils or general construction projects you will be of interest. You will join an experienced team in the Head Office in Rochdale, and be responsible for Estimating tenders across a variety of sectors and helping the company to continue to win work.

Key Tasks

Develop competitive design solutions to client’s briefs with input from the professional team and subcontractors.

Adopt a proactive approach to value engineering throughout the design phase of design and build projects.

Keep up to date with the latest construction techniques and Building Regulations.

Professional approach when dealing with clients and their representatives.

Compile accurate budget cost & cost plans using appropriate data including company historical data.

Work together with the Bid Manager to successfully deliver negotiated opportunities.

Liaison with the construction team and visit site to identify site specific risks.

Compile an appropriate handover information pack on all secured tenders and chair handover meeting with delivery team.

Acquiring a thorough understanding of each tender including identifying and recording all relevant risk & opportunity. Contribute to the design development process and attend design team meetings.

Manage the sub contract and material enquiry process.

Initiate technical queries and ensure design sufficiently developed to ensure accurate costings.

Pricing of rates from first principles.

Adjudication and comparison of sub contract quotations.

Compilation of project preliminaries.

Risk management throughout the tender period and preparation of the tender Risk Register when required.

Job Specification

Highlight and discuss major commercial issues with the Operations Director preparing the contractors proposals for design and build projects.

Prepare and submit tender documentation.

Submitting tenders in accordance with the client’s requirements, including and post tender requests.

Following up submitted tenders and obtaining meaningful feedback.

Complete and file company historical data record documents.

Support Bid Management process by:

Convening and chairing a tender launch meeting and internal mid tender review meetings as required.

Attending tender settlement meetings for each project.

Producing all necessary information to ensure successful bid.

The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the role. Job descriptions will be reviewed regularly as part of the Employer/Employee One/One Talks to ensure they are an accurate representation of the post

What you need to do next

Please apply directly or call Ross on 01612122308

Job Information

Job Reference: Estimator
Salary From: £24.00
Salary To: £30.00
Job Industries: Construction
Job Locations: England, Greater Manchester, Rochdale
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Civils - Main Contractor, Estimator - New Build, refurbishment

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