An opportunity for an Assistant Estimator has arisen to join a well-established South West construction company on a permanent basis. The purpose of this role is to positively contribute to the attainment of the Businesses secured workload targets & success rates and effectively contribute to the preparation of best value tender submissions.
Provide best net cost estimates in a timely and organised manner.
Meet tender return deadlines.
Agree the bid strategy with the bid team including potential value engineering, the structure of the tender return and important dates for completion of individual tasks.
Attend weekly bid team meetings and provide support to the team as required.
Prepare bills of quantities.
Agree the tender list with the bid team and send out enquiries with sufficient time for the sub-contractors to provide quotations.
Fully understand site conditions and constraints.
Engage with the sub-contractors through the tender period to ascertain any potential opportunities within the bid along with chasing up tenders to make sure they are received.
Prepare prelims book in conjunction with Operations team lead.
Seek opportunities in estimate to provide competitive edge and/or maximise margin
Present fully considered estimate at tender adjudication including all supply chain quotations, comparisons etc.
Organised, structured and professional manner, Logical / Analytical.
Accurate, Passion for excellence.
Strong Team player, Sound judgement.
High degree of customer understanding and focus.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
A track record of results in similar role within the construction industry.
If you would like to discuss, please do call RGB Recruitment Exeter and ask for Nicky Harris.