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Estimator - Civils, Ground Works & Frames

Posted 18 days ago

  • London, Greater London
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 2 months
Title: Estimator
West London
A Leading UK Construction Company Specialising in Groundworks, Reinforced Concrete Frames, Civil Engineering, and Builders Work.
About Us:
is a distinguished construction company based in West London, recognised for its expertise in groundworks, reinforced concrete frames, civil engineering, and builders work. Our commitment to delivering tailored construction solutions to meet our clients' unique needs has positioned us as a leader in the industry.
Role Overview:
We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Senior Estimator to join our dynamic team. The Senior Estimator will be responsible for preparing accurate cost estimates for projects, ensuring that all financial aspects are covered to ensure the company's competitiveness in the market. This role requires a thorough understanding of construction processes, excellent analytical skills, and a keen eye for detail.
Key Responsibilities:
Project Assessment:
Analyze and interpret project plans, specifications, and other documentation to prepare comprehensive cost estimates.
Cost Estimation:
Develop detailed cost estimates for all aspects of construction projects, including materials, labor, equipment, and subcontractor costs.
Risk Analysis:
Identify potential risks and challenges associated with projects and incorporate them into the cost estimation process.
Bid Preparation:
Prepare and submit competitive bids and tenders in line with company standards and client requirements.
Value Engineering:
Recommend cost-saving measures and value engineering solutions without compromising on quality and safety.
Work closely with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to gather necessary information and ensure accurate estimates.
Vendor Management:
Liaise with suppliers and subcontractors to obtain competitive quotes and ensure the best value for the company.
Budget Management:
Monitor project budgets and provide regular updates to ensure projects remain within financial constraints.
Maintain detailed records of all estimates, contracts, and other relevant documentation for future reference.
Market Research:
Stay updated with industry trends, market conditions, and competitor pricing to ensure our estimates remain competitive and current.
Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in construction estimating, preferably with a focus on groundworks, reinforced concrete frames, civil engineering, and builders work.
Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying, or a related field.
Proficiency in estimating software and Microsoft Office Suite.
Strong analytical and numerical skills.
Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications.
Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
Relevant professional certifications (e.g., MRICS, MCIOB) are an advantage.
Personal Attributes:
Team Player:
Ability to work collaboratively within a team and contribute to the overall success of the company.
Problem Solver:
Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to think critically and make informed decisions.
Time Management:
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.
High ethical standards and professionalism in all dealings.
What We Offer:
Competitive Salary:
Up to £100,000 per annum.
Flexible Working:
Hybrid working available, with 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home.
Benefits Package:
Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, pension scheme, and more.
Professional Growth:
Opportunity to work on diverse and challenging projects.
Work Environment:
Supportive and inclusive work environment.
Career Advancement:
Professional development and career advancement opportunities.
Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.
Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.