My client is an established, leading Regional Civil Engineering Company.
They are presently seeking to appoint, on a permanent basis a Senior Estimator to focus on projects in the following sectors; Water & Waste, Highways, Structures, MOD Works, Coastal Engineering, Groundworks.
Provide the business with the best net cost and margin to win the work in line with business strategy. Assist those less experienced within the function to achieve success. The senior role will work across all sectors of work. This role may take the estimating lead depending upon the size of the division and in such instance will take responsibility for line managing the estimating team and contributing to the development of the six point plan.
Fully understand tender documentation across whole suite of projects within the sectors we operate in and provide initial accurate assessment for all elements.
Engage with contracts managers and other experts within the business, ensuring there is a clear plan and programme of delivery.
Understand the build requirements and techniques, assess subcontract requirements, assemble enquiry documentation and issue.
Understand construction programming and planning.
Develop mitigation strategies as appropriate.
From first principles, produce accurate costs, access value engineering and risk issues and provide a comprehensive tender submission, anticipating changes in the marketplace.
Work closely with others across the business to gain an understanding of the project and use the advice gained from previous experience.
Understand design and understand the impact of individual / combined disciplines on the tender.
Be able as appropriate to work on more than one project at a time.
Present tender submission for approval ensuring a true and accurate picture of the tender is communicated.