Senior Estimator

  • Permanent
  • East Yorkshire
  • Salary: £40000 - £60000/annum


Position : Senior Estimator

Office Location : West Yorkshire, Goole

Work Location : Hybrid 2 days home and 3 days office

Salary : £40,000-£60,000 according to experience

Sector : Mix of engineering and construction

About the Employer

A privately owned SME providing engineering, construction and project management services to a range of clients, mainly private sector. Their estimating team supports their Group internally but also offers its services to third party organisations throughout the UK. The team is growing and it is envisaged that this position will quickly develop into a Management role.

About the role :

Taking enquiries from clients and working as part of a team to provide accurate costings and pricings for work
Dealing with third party suppliers and partners to obtain proces for work packages which will be subbed out
Ensuring that all tender packs are completed accurately and on time
Assessing and managing all risks and able to see the bigger picture of each project
Experience of dealing with small to medium projects ranging in value from £500,000 to £15 million
Please note that this position is all pre-contract and as such we do not need a quantity surveyor to see the project through. Any QS who wishes to focus on the estimating side of the job will be more than welcome
About You

Proven experience of working as an estimator in a pre-contract / bid / tender department

Experience of the commercial / industrial sector is preferred although estimating in any multi-disciplinary envrionment consisting of engineering and construction will be considered (including housebuilding). Typical projects are geared around food manufacturing, pharmaceutical manufacturing, warehousing and storage

Holds a formal qualification to HND level or higher. This should ideally be in an engineering / building / construction type of subject
Experience of working for a main contractor would be very attractive
Proficiency with MS Office / 365 essential. Experience and competence with Conquest beneficial
Broad area of experience to include

Civil engineering
Structural steelwork
Water and drainage

You do not need detailed knowledge of JCT / NEC contracts although clearly and exposure to these is beneficial
Dynamic – you will need to ba able to multi-task and manage multiple projects at the same time
Whilst a portfolio of previously used partners and subcontractors does exist, you will be welcome to introduce new potential suppliers
Any supplier audit experience is beneficial

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