Senior Estimator - Portsmouth
Projects: New Build and Refurbishment - Public Houses, Hotels, Residential & Local Authority
Salary up to £70,000 + Car + 25 days Holiday + Bonus
A well know building contractor based in Portsmouth is searching for an experienced Building Estimator.
The company has been trading for over 30 years and has a long tradition for building and refurbishing project for Public Houses, Hotels, Residential & Local Authority sectors.
The successful candidate will be focused on getting the best price that will win the contract in a competitive bidding situation, whilst ensuring that the contract can be carried out profitably.
You must have experience using Conquest or Causeway and live within an hours commute of our Portsmouth office.
You will be responsible for the production of tenders for a range of fit-out and new build ranging from 500k to £5 million
Produce analytical rate build up information for Bills of Quantities as instructed in an accurate and well detailed format.
To identify and analyse "angles" to give a commercial advantage to the Company bids.
To identify and analyse risks and produce a risk register to support the tender at settlement meetings.
Prepare site preliminary cost estimates in accordance with the current Company trading requirements.
To attend the tender settlement meetings and ensuring that all relevant cost information is readily available for presentation and complete the tender as instructed and gain confidence of Management Board in presenting quality of cost estimate information.
Experience and Qualifications:
Used an estimating software. Preferably Causeway.
HNC/HND Construction is advantageous
A proven track record of preparing tenders.
A good understanding of commercial estimating software and Excel.
Highly developed interpersonal and communications skills.
Strong problem solving skills
The ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.
If you are considering a move and would like to discuss this role or would like career advice then please call Stephen Blaymires at Interaction Construction on (phone number removed) / (phone number removed) or email: