Estimator – Groundworks

  • Salary: £25K – £30K
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, Suffolk
  • Start date:
  • Job Sector: Civil Engineering, Estimator
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: J3625

Job Spec:

Assistant / Intermediate Estimator – Groundworks
Ipswich, Suffolk
£25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus package
Our client is a Suffolk based groundworks contractor based within a short commute of Ipswich. Due to expansion, they are now looking to add to their estimating team. The company have over 25 years trading within East Anglia covering both commercial and residential groundworks. The role offers good career opportunities to progress to a senior level.
Responsibilities include;
You will be responsible for the preparation and subsequent negotiation of tender submissions for a range of groundworks projects. Working closely with the operational and Commercial teams, you will value engineer solutions for clients within a department that secures continued work and growth for the company.
• Examine incoming tenders to review contract potential and value engineer solutions for the client
• Prepare rates for each item within the BOQ from first principles, technical knowledge and experience
• Produce tender report in preparation for tender adjudication
• Attend pre & post contract reviews and client
• Measuring & ‘Taking-Off’ quantities from drawings
• Sourcing pre-project information and supporting supplier / sub-contractor quotations, agreements & enquiries
• Examine contract obligations
• Client facing
About You
• Degree qualified in Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Construction Management (preferred)
• Site-based, sub-contractor experience in varying projects inc. bulk earthworks, groundworks, substructure concrete, paving, roadworks, drainage and/or RC frame
• Electronic measuring and standard methods of measurement experience (preferred)
• A confident communicator with demonstrable interpersonal skills and workplace relationships
• Excellent organisational skills and the ability to adhere to strict deadlines
Please contact Ian Farr on 01473 217 399 for more information on this and other estimating opportunities.

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