Estimator                   Piling                          Hertfordshire            £45k – £55k
About the Client: A specialist Civil Engineering and mini piling contractor with its main operations within the London, South East area and surrounding Counties. The company undertakes both small and large scale civil engineering and piling projects for residential, commercial and public authorities with budgets ranging from £5k to £1.5M. The company has an annual turnover in the region of £5M to £6M and are part of an overall group with a £200m+ turnover.
About the Role: The client requires an Estimator to join the piling division of the business. You must prepare analytical estimates for a project to be used within the tender bid. Following the submission of the tender to attend meetings, negotiate and record all changes to the tender price required. You will be reporting directly into the Preconstruction Director.
Key Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Attend project start-up meetings and make site visits.
  • Produce enquiry schedules for scope of works & packages required from the tender documentation, drawings and specifications issued.
  • Identify tender deliverables required from the Project Designers.
  • Evaluate returned quotations from suppliers and where necessary enters into correspondence with suppliers to bring quotations in line with the project specification requirements.
  • Prepare BOQ for scopes of projects on estimating programs
  • Input to project risk register and attends a project risk meeting in the presence of Estimators, Planning Engineers, Design Co-ordinators and Clients representatives.
  • Attend tender price settlement meetings, Attend Tender Handover meetings
  • Prepare commercial documents for tender handover to projects team.
  • Assist the Estimating Manager in promoting interaction with the appropriate functional leader to facilitate successful development of solutions to problems and estimates.
  • Assist the Estimating Manager in working with the site commercial team to ensure budgets & programs are reflective of actual delivery experience.
  • Make tender amendments where applicable utilising client feedback on submitted tenders.
  • As necessary provide supports and respond to tender queries made by project team personnel.
  • In conjunction with the Contract Manager / Senior Management review contract details relevant to the company’s ability to deliver under the contract.
  • Review tender documents assessing scope, risks involved, tender complexity and provide feedback to Estimating Manager.

About the Benefits: You will be working for a recognised group in London that is investing heavily to grow their Piling division. You will be given responsibility and afforded the opportunity to grow within the business. You will also receive an excellent salary and further benefits.

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