VolkerFitzpatrick is one of the leading engineering and construction companies in the UK and provide specialist building, civil engineering and rail expertise to a range of markets to provide a truly integrated service to clients.
We possess proven experience and deliver successful projects in a wide range of industries, including commercial, industrial, education, rail infrastructure and depots, airports, waste and energy. Our teams of skilled and dedicated staff work closely with our clients to understand their requirements and objectives to deliver quality projects that are innovative, sustainable and exceed expectations.
VolkerFitzpatrick is part of VolkerWessels UK, a multi-disciplinary construction and civil engineering group operating across the UK in six operating companies.
We are now looking for an ambitious and driven Senior Estimator to join the VolkerFitzpatrick Build team working our of our Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire head office.
The Senior Estimator shall play a key part in the production of the most competitive net cost and to establish, maintain and improve procedures for the control and effectiveness of the Estimating Function in line with Company Policy and Business Objectives
Key Responsibilities: To personally be responsible for controlling the tender preparation process from receipt through adjudication, to delivery on time. To produce competitive and accurate Tenders To Interpret and understand technical, commercial and contractual requirements of tender documentation To remain fully conversant with current legislation. To actively pursue alternatives and innovations. To arrange and attend Tender debriefs with Clients and monitor results. To ensure that the operations team fully understand the Tender at adjudication and handover. To maintain a good overall knowledge of competitors. To carry out special projects from time to time as directed by the Chief Estimator. To regularly visit operational sites and actively seek feedback. To develop relationships with Clients, professionals, subcontractors and suppliers. Skills and Experience – To possess a sound construction/engineering knowledge Have good mathematical knowledge Up to date with IT packages including Workspace & Conquest Commercial To remain constantly aware of events and continually evaluate costs to maintain a leading edge within the market place