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Date Added: Wed 29/05/2024

Small Works Estimator

Rochester, ME1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £35000 - £40000/annum

Small Works Estimator

Our Client, a well established and reputable Mechanical & Electrical building services company has an excellent client and sub-contractor reputation. Office located Medway and offering a detailed service to recognised and repeat customers throughout London & the South East of England

At this time they are seeking to recruit an experienced Small Works Estimator who is enthusiastic, self motivated, a good team player but equally able to work on their own initiative.

Package- £35k/ £40k depending on experience and qualifications

Job Role/Responsibilities

* Estimation of small works projects and facilities management PPM bids up to a value of £100k.

* Evaluate and clearly understand the details and requirements for each estimate, attend site visits where necessary and undertake comprehensive review surveys.

* Collating mechanical, electrical and plumbing services on multi-service bids.

* Compilation of a schedule of rates/bill of quantities.

* Onsite liaison with client/customer undertaking the relevant site survey and review.

* Communicating with client and customer base, ensuring all requirements are met/mitigated to their satisfaction.

* Evaluation of potential project risk on both commercial and deliverable aspects.

* Gather, analyse, and adjust data related to labour, materials, equipment, and other factors affecting cost estimates.

* Filing system integration, continuing to build clear decisive file structure for transparency in handover to Small Works Manager.

* Ensuring tender submissions are comprehensively reviewed and qualified correctly.

* Regular review & evolution of the company's estimating documentation making sure this is up to date with rates.

* Bi-Weekly team meetings and tender reports.

* Generation and issue of handover documentation for secured projects ahead of meetings with the Small Works team.

Skills Needed

* Time Served Engineer

* Ideally, come from an Estimating background within FM

* Proven time management organisational skills, with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

* Excellent attention to detail and high levels of accuracy

* Ability to quickly assess the requirement, and then change depending on the information provided

* Self-starter and ability to operate and excellent communication at all levels (from Site Level to Senior Management)

* Knowledge of direct labour resources within the FM platform and associated labour costings

* Experience in presenting tenders to clients

* Good knowledge of Microsoft Office package (Excel/Word & Outlook)

* Strong understanding of both the residential and commercial construction sectors

* The ability to read tender specifications, drawings and produce detailed pricing cost plans

* The ability to self-manage time and workloads and multitask various projects sequentially

* Experience in a similar position

* Ability to liaise and converse with clients in a professional manner

* Ongoing career development plan

* Company Pension

* Training opportunities

* 21 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays

References will be required for this position.

Please send a CV or call the office (phone number removed)
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