Location: Penrith, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 30-10-2018
Job type: Permanent
Location: Penrith, Cumbria
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000
My client is a rapidly expanding Construction and Civil Engineering business and they are looking to recruit an ambitious, experienced Estimator. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing tenders from initial enquiry through to Contract Award, up to the value of £2million.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Development of accurate cost estimates for major contracts and to complete full cost analysis of projects
  • Interpreting and preparing bill of quantities from drawings
  • Commercially reviewing contract terms and completion of risk and opportunity register
  • Working closely with internal teams to support the bid process, ensuring that all tenders are completed to a high standard and on time
  • To submit tender enquiries to subcontractors and suppliers and ensuring quotations are provided for projects
  • To make cost effective suggestions for alternative solutions and products
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Ideally a Chartered Member of an Institution with a recognised University and/or professional qualification in Construction or Civil Engineering
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • CSCS essential
  • Strong IT skills and proficient in all Microsoft office packages
  • Experience of Microsoft Project for project planning
  • Sound organisational skills and able to manage own workload
  • A team player and able to communicate well at all levels
  • Excellent analytical skills and a passion for problem solving
  • Working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, Design Management, Programme & Risk Management
Apply today or for more information, please call Emma on 01228 812585
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