Small Works Estimator

  • Location:

    Southport, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Construction & Property

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Chris Taylor

  • Contact email:

    chris.taylor@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/557815

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-28

  • Start date:

    16/06/2020 19:24:11

Small Works Estimator required in Southport.

The successful Estimator will be required to price and tender for mainly small works up to a sum of £5000 on health, education, leisure, government, commercial and industrial projects.

The function of this role is to support the pre-construction team for preparing quotes to secure small works, both small refurbishment projects and repair works.

Main Responsibilities

  • Being involved in the technical planning and tendering process through to delivery on site
  • Producing detailed quotes & take-offs
  • Estimating costs, cost planning and creating cost reports throughout the delivery of projects
  • Preparing applications for payment, reconciliation of valuations and costs
  • Carrying out of site measurements of works in progress, including negotiations and agreements with clients for valuation of re-measured works
  • Identifying and managing risk as well as situations that can create exposure to risk and notifying teams accordingly
  • Liaison with Contracts Manager
  • Financial control of variations to contracts

Your experience includes:

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience as an Estimator with either main contractor or sub-contractor
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Proficiency using Excel-based spreadsheets for estimating

Your skills include:

  • Motivated self-starter
  • Always working to the highest standard
  • High level of understanding of risk management
  • Cost management

Due to the nature of the works the successful candidate will require a DBS/Disclosure Check.

Our client is a cash rich, medium sized construction contractor with an annual turnover of approx. £4m.

If you are now looking to make a move into a role that will see you challenged on a daily basis then look no further.

This role will also offer clear routes for progression.

To apply contact;

Chris Taylor

Search Consultancy

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