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Date Added: Thu 15/07/2021

Estimator

London, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £30000 - £40000/annum

We are looking for an experienced Estimator for an office-based role in Wembley.

Our client does projects across the Commercial, Development, Education and Prime Residential Sectors, with projects ranging form 300k-5m. They are looking for someone to join their Commercial Team.

They ideal candidate will meet these requirements:

3+ years' + experience
Ability to work relatively autonomously, managing their own time and workload.
Good general knowledge of construction technology.
The main function of this role is to undertake the estimating involved in the production of tender submissions and the pricing of construction works.

Key Tasks:

Estimating

Measurement of building work items
Compiling of unit rates from first principles
Compiling total element costs and / or total project costs
Procurement

Procurement of subcontractor packages of work in line with the procurement strategy of the project quantity surveyor / estimator.
Tendering

Preparation and issuing of tender documentation
Evaluation of tender returns
Dealing with errors and qualifications
Compiling of tendering and comparison reports
Contract Selection

Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the various parties, pricing options, risk allocation etc.
Construction Technology

Understanding and general knowledge of the various elements of a building:  demolition and site preparation; foundations; superstructures; envelopes; finishes; FF&E; services; external works etc.
Understanding and general knowledge of the building regulations and related legislation
Training:

General

Prepare a schedule of training (to be agreed with a Director) following your annual appraisal to be undertaken over the following year
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