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Liam Byrne

Group MD

Senior / Lead Estimator - Tier 1 Contractor - Major Projects

  • Listed: 02 Apr 2024
  • Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • London
Our client is a leading Tier 1 contractor who work across various civil engineering disciplines and are seeking an Estimator to join their team.
NEC contract tenders experience.
Experience using Estimating Software - Candy preferable
Ability to carry out measured take offs - using Method of Measurement - CESMM or similar.
Ability to build project from start working closely with engineering, procurement & operational teams.
Good work ethic - Ability to work to tight timescales and produce and present work to the required standard.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
The production of estimates for bids which place the company in the most competitive and commercially advantageous position and will include:
  •  Reviewing and understanding the requirements of the documents.
  • Attending site visits with the other members of the assigned bid team.
  • Attending meetings with the assigned bid team to agree and sign off specific resource requirements and outputs.
  • Liaison with the estimating buyer to ensure price procurement of materials and subcontracts by due date.
  • Liaison with the Client representative to obtain clarifications or further information
  • Production of Bill of Quantities/Schedules as required
  • Build ups of cost of resources for all activities to produce most competitive net cost
  • Builds ups of cost of Supervision and other On-costs
  • Compilation and assessment of risks for inclusion with those of other bid team members into risk register.
  • Compilation of pricing clarifications for inclusion with tender submission.
  • Production of the tender breakdown (Tender Workbook) for discussion and agreement at the tender adjudication. 
  • Amending the tender price in accordance with the agreements signed off at the tender adjudication.
  • Completion of all tender documentation for return by due date
  • Compile tender submission letter
  • Check all deliverables are enclosed and submit tender by due date and time.
  • Contact Client to ensure receipt of Tender
  • Maintain contact with Client to ascertain our position .
Skills and Knowledge
  • Computer literate with knowledge of estimating software
  • An understanding of different forms of Conditions of Contract
  • Knowledge of different Methods of Measurement
  • Technical construction knowledge
  • Commercial awareness and understanding.
  • Resourcefulness and ability to work under pressure.
  • Identify and allow for Health and Safety issues to provide a safe place of work at all times.
  • Good communicator.
Professional Experience
  • Experience in assessing and pricing of Civil Engineering operation.
  • Ability to build up price from basics.
  • Some experience of working within site environment
  • Experience of working within a team.
  • Experience of estimating civils works

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