Senior Estimator

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    East Sussex, England

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    Ben Guppy

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    19 days ago

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Senior Estimator - Construction
Competitive salary + benefits
East Sussex

Astute Technical Recruitment are looking for a traditional Senior Estimator to join our client who are a privately- owned construction company working throughout the South East of England.

This role requires someone with proven experience of working for a Main Contractor as an Estimator in a variety of sectors such as housing, healthcare, commercial and education. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects in these sectors with values ranging typically from £1m to £15m.

Roles & Responsibilities
As a Senior Estimator your role will consist of (but not be limited to): -

  • Arrange site inspections
  • Provide accurate budgets/cost plans
  • Provide a detailed "take-off" and Bill of Quantities (BQ) using the Conquest Estimating software package
  • Work on traditional Plan and Specification, Design and Build of Partnered Contracts
  • check and amend rate/price build-ups where necessary
  • Prepare tender build-ups for internal adjudication and carry out adjustments where necessary
  • Preparation and collation of relevant information/ documentation for handover meeting, ensuring all teams are suitably briefed
  • Discuss the clients requirements for a pre-tender meeting with relevant departments, present and answer all questions regarding cost of works
  • Participate in post-tender meetings with clients

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for a traditional Senior Estimator with the following: -

  • Minimum of 10 years of estimating with a Main Contractor on projects in the residential, commercial, healthcare and education sectors
  • Construction industry recognised qualification
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft and Estimate software packages

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this Senior Estimator role: -

  • Very competitive salary in line with experience
  • Pension, private medical insurance, bonus scheme, 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Chance to work on a variety of different projects and sectors

If this role is of interest, please contact Ben Guppy on 02393 910038 alternatively email your CV along with a cover letter to bguppy@astutetechnical.co.uk

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

  • A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.