Job Title: Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Devon
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Circa + Package
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 88079
Contact Name: Gavin Down
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 27, 2017 09:44

Job Description

A regional civil contractor in Devon has a current need for a Estimator to join there team. 
The role is to provide accurate, structured and timely pricing, estimates and tenders to key contractors within the South West. Previous experience of this role is required however they are also interested in junior estimators who are looking to take a step up or progress there career as an estimator. 

Key tasks and accountability's:

- Manage all aspects of quoted works process in order to maximise revenue and operating profit
- Estimate the costs of projects in order to meet or exceed the client's requirements
- Determine contractual, financial, technical and operational risks and to find opportunities to minimise risk and maximise gross profit
- Support the fulfilment of the programme of works safely, on time and to the required quality while maximising the gross profit and client's satisfaction
- Excellent knowledge of pricing of direct labour
- Ability to find ‘the edge within a bid
- Obtain the best market quotations to substantiate the prime cost
- Advise line Manager of improvements / innovation within the company or externally that you become aware of.
- Liaising with clients and suppliers to ensure projects are efficiently costed and managed through the pricing and tendering process
- Benchmarking of key operational ratios and material costs


 Essential skills and experience

- Experience in Quantity Surveying/estimating or similar function
- Experience with civil projects or civil engineering
- Strong commercial awareness and excellent analytical skills
- Excellent organisational skills and able to present information in a logical manner
- Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure
- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
- Excellent IT skills, preferably Excel, Word, PowerPoint and estimating software

In return the company is willing to offer a competitive salary as well as the chance to progress your career as an estimator within Civil Engineering. If you are looking to pr egress your career or make a change please apply.  

For more information please contact Gavin Down at RGB on 07951003724/

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