Estimator, London

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Estimator, London

Location: London Salary: £60,000-£70,000


Our client is a specialist contractor working in the heritage & listed buildings sector undertaking services including external refurbishment, cleaning & restoration works. They are a market leading contractor in their field undertaking projects on a range of heritage buildings including: churches, hotels, stately homes, state buildings (including the Houses of Parliament and Windsor Castle) amongst others. 

They have been established for over 65-years and currently work from two regional offices in Central London and Sussex. 

Due to continued strong growth our client is now seeking an experienced Estimator to join the commercial teams based at their Central London head office. 

Our client is seeking an Estimator with previous experience within the heritage & high-class sectors. The ideal candidate will have experience pricing works with a combination of labour plant and materials as well as subcontract packages. They will have excellent communication skills, be able to meet strict deadlines, work under pressure including working on multiple estimates at one time. 

They will also have a passion for the restoration, conservation of historic buildings. 
Responsibilities will include: 
•    Reading and understanding tender information
•    Preparing and sending out subcontractor and supplier enquiries
•    Organising subcontractor site visits and meeting them on site.
•    Reviewing the scope of works on site
•    Inputting labour, plant, materials and subcontract prices on to the estimating system.
•    Carrying out a comparison of subcontract prices.
•    Take off quantities from drawings and site dimensions and details.
•    Prepare tender stage programme of works.
•    Prepare tender letter with clarifications.
•    Adjudicate the tender with the senior estimators before submitting.
•    Assist in quality submissions.
•    Attend post tender interviews.

Essential skills 
Good computer literacy including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Project

In return our client can offer genuine career stability, progression opportunities with the opportunity to be involved in some prestigious schemes. Basic salary plus pension, bonus, healthcare +++ 

To consistently deliver a recruitment service that's of an exceptional standard and guided by values of performance, trust, transparency and respect.
To work in partnership and thoroughly understand the needs and preferences of both our clients and candidates.
Collaborative, passionate, reliable and adaptable - we do not promise what we cannot deliver.