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Estimator  
Estimator
Location : Stafford  
Salary : £30,000 - £45,000  
Contract : Permanent


We have a new vacancy for an Estimator to join a leading building and maintenance contractor. You will join a main contractor working on a range of refurbishment and new build projects based in the Midlands.

The Estimator will report to the Pre-Construction Director and be responsible for pricing tenders and construction projects ranging in value from around £500K to £10m. You must have previous experience of working as an Estimator and be capable of producing estimates. You must be able to communicate programme, technical, commercial and risk related issues to the Project Manager. Ideally you will have worked on a range of Design & Build projects, mainly for new build and refurbishment.

Candidates will ideally hold a Degree or Diploma in a relevant construction / built environment subject however experienced candidates will be considered.

Estimator Main Role Responsibilities: -

Ensure that all estimating activities are delivered to the agreed time, service, specification and presentation.
Prepare prime cost estimate from tender documentation and assist in evaluation of tenders.
Utilise existing systems to maintain existing clients and develop new clients.
Sourcing and liaison with external resources for design, suppliers and sub-contractors for quotations.
Manage and proactively support all commercial activities to ensure they reflect business requirements
Liaise with engineering teams on job specific aspects during the tender and after project award
Attend company, client and tender settlement meetings
Support the final account production and commercial activities throughout the project

Role Requirements and Qualifications: -

Ideally you will have worked on a range of Design & Build projects, mainly for new build and refurbishment.
Candidates will ideally hold a Degree or Diploma in a relevant construction / built environment subject however experienced candidates will be considered.
You must have previous experience of working as an Estimator and be capable of producing estimates.
Good technical background in building
Previous experience in reading and interpreting engineering drawings.
Experience with new build, refurbishment and fit out.
Good command of MS office
Strong team player who has the ability to build good working relationships
Client focused attitude and approach
The ability to work under pressure to meet set deadlines

Estimator Package: -

• £30,000 - £45,000 Depending on experience
• Benefits on request