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Senior Estimator

  • Location:

    Denbighshire

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction, Civil Engineering & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Dale Roberts

  • Contact email:

    droberts@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    DR-729

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    08 Apr 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2020-03-11

Location: North Wales
Role – Senior Structural Estimator
Job Type – Permanent

Benefits – Excellent Benefits
MUST HAVE 3 YEARS STRUCTURAL STEEL EXPERIENCE

Are you a highly skilled and experienced Estimator, with main contractor experience?
Akton is delighted to be working with a client, who are currently recruiting an Estimator. The new member would join an already established team Estimators and lead the way. The primary purpose of this role is to produce competitive and innovative tenders and proposing the right costs to the highest quality and accuracy. The successful candidate will be working projects from £500,000 to £6 million.

What will you be doing as an Estimator?
  • Accurate interpretation of drawings and technical specifications
  • Undertaking Take-Offs
  • Pricing a diverse range of trades from first principles
  • Sub-contract tender analysis
  • Attending pre-tender interviews and post tender presentations
  • Developing Client and Consultant relations
  • Reviewing the status of tenders and department workload with the Chief Estimator
  • Mentoring and developing junior members of the team
You should apply for the role of Senior Estimator if you have…
  • BSc/HNC in Building Studies or similar
  • Chartership to MCIOB or RICS would be advantageous not a necessity 
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience within an Estimating role
  • 2 years Structural Steel is a MUST applicant without this will not be moved forward.
  • A proven background in successfully delivering a wide range of tenders
  • Experience of various construction methods
  • The ability to communicate confidently with external and internal teams
  • The ability to present plans clearly and accurately
  • Experience of value engineering and finding practical solutions to overcome barriers
  • Literate in Microsoft Excel and Word
Must be eligible to work in the UK

A track record of successful projects should be demonstrated, with the following skills evident:
  • Multi-tasking
  • Creative Thinking
  • Customer Focus
  • Communication Skills
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Team Working
  • Drive & Decisiveness
If this role may be of interest please send you CV to droberts@aktonrecruitment.com