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Senior Estimator

  • Location:

    Durham

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Katie Needham

  • Contact email:

    kneedham@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    KN00001_1601370200

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-29

Akton Recruitment are seeking an experienced Senior Estimator within the construction sector, based in Durham. Our client is well established within the construction sector and continues to succeed year on year. Services range from small works to specialist joinery, with everything in between. Staff turnover is minimal, and they are looking for someone to join and stay with the business & become part of their success story. The successful candidate will be experienced within a similar role and be located close to the business.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Preparing competitive net estimates and subsequently attending settlements and presentations of the estimates
  • Abstracting information into subcontract & material packages
  • Analysing & vetting subcontract tender returns
  • Price elements from 'first principle' on a labour, plant & material basis
  • Quantify & cost plan build costs from limited information to support initial development appraisals
  • Have a thorough understanding of project, scope of works and restrictions imposed by contractual requirements and site conditions
  • Establish opportunities/scope to maximize value

The successful candidate will have experience working within a company who completes fit outs, joinery & Construction projects within the residential, commercial and leisure sectors.