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DATE ADDED: Fri 25/10/2019

Junior Estimator

Nottingham, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £27000 - £30000/annum

Working as part of the Commercial team to deliver estimates and target prices for a wide range of highway and civil engineering construction and maintenance projects.

Provide specialist advice and recommendations around the contracts and cost models for projects, and to work collaboratively with other teams across the business, services, departments to ensure a consistent and holistic approach to the delivery of projects.

Responsibility

* To price tenders, quotations and prepare estimates and target prices for small, medium and large, sometimes complex engineering projects and works using manual calculation and electronic system including spreadsheets, databases and proprietary estimating systems (eg Valesco).

* Prepare and present reports with conclusions and recommendations to the Commercial Manager, with regard to performance, construction costs and income, industry / market prices and individual, team and Group performance and profitability.

* Liaise with, advise and make recommendations to Contract Agents and Contracts Managers in relation to the monitoring and controlling of expenditure and income of works and projects and to determine productivity and profitability levels.

* Interpret data and information and prepare reports and present these together with conclusions and recommendations to the Commercial Manager, with regard to performance, construction costs and income, industry / market prices and individual, team and Group performance and profitability.

* Carry out contract administration duties, including advising on contractual and financial aspects of the works undertaken by the Group to maximise income and profitability.

* Carry out on-site measurement and surveying (before, during and after projects) to allow the production of estimates, quotations and tenders, and to assist in the production of valuations and claims for completed work.

* Maintain electronic and manual databases of prices, labour, plant and material rates, productivity information to ensure that estimates and quotations are as accurate as possible.

* Monitoring and controlling expenditure on projects and across work programmes (design fee income, works costs, and other expenditure and income)

* Comply with Financial and Personnel regulations and related procedures and Department Guidelines.

Essential Knowledge

Appropriate qualification in civil engineering, building, or management e.g. HNC, or diploma.
Knowledge of the current principles and practice of civil engineering, construction, highway maintenance, electrical works or building and quantity surveying.
Knowledge of materials, plant, transport employed in highway construction and maintenance.
Knowledge of Contract Law, Conditions of Contract and methods of measurement applicable to civil engineering and / or building.
Full driving licence.

FOOTNOTE:

If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Civil Engineering professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on (phone number removed) for more information.

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Role: Junior Estimator
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire,

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