Sector: Construction | Job Type: Permanent | Salary: £35K + Package
My client has been established for over 50 years and is a recognised Main contractor, boasting an annual turnover of £500M. My client operates throughout a broad spectrum of markets which includes, residential, retail, healthcare, commercial and education which project sizes ranging in value from £5 - £30M. The projects encompass major refurbishment, new build, fit out, groundwork’s and civil. Due to the recent surge in the London construction market, my client now needs to expand the preconstruction team and so the need now exists for an Assistant Estimator to become part of their success story.
Role and Responsibilities:
•Assisting in the production of competitive tender submissions from both BOQs and specifications and drawings •Accompanying the Senior Estimator on site visits to survey project sites •Assisting with the tender process expected to include preparation of bill of quantities, preparation of construction costs using in house data and supply chain quotations •Assisting in procuring sub-contractor and supply costs for use as part of the final tender submission.
•To be successful in this role you will have sound knowledge of construction techniques and possess the ability to prepare detailed cost estimates for construction projects from 1st principles using labour, plant and material resources based on project specific achievable outputs. •You will be comfortable in clearly presenting tender solutions to senior management. •You will preferably be degree qualified with a background in civil engineering or construction •Assistant Estimators will have previous experience of working with a Main Contractor for a minimum of one year experience.