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Senior Estimator

Permanent

£85,000 + package

Shoreditch, London (hybrid)

Our client is a family owned construction business, founded over 100 years ago and undertaking new build and refurbishment projects across a range of sectors in London and the South East of England. They always adhere to the highest standards, anticipating change, whilst keeping their clients at the heart of everything they do and ensuring they deliver projects of enduring quality. It is this commitment to excellence that has allowed them to build long term relationships with their clients and provided a nurturing environment within which our team can thrive.


They are currently seeking a Senior estimator with experience within single stage Design & Build, residential & Education sectors. The ideal candidate will be on a progression path to Managing Estimator.

The Senior Estimator will be expected to lead the tender process and work independently on multiple bids, albeit with input from our Pre-Construction Planner and Proposals Manager.


Responsibilities:

  • Assess new tenders, checking for completeness and accuracy of information supplied.

  • Ability to interpret Geotechnical Reports, Archaeological Reports, Site Surveys, Contamination Reports and the like.

  • Good knowledge of New Rules of Measurement (NRM) and Standard Method of Measurement 7 (SMM7), NBS Specification, more commonly used Standard Forms of Contract (all JCT suite, ICE, NEC etc).

  • Good knowledge of the Codes of Procedures for various methods of tendering.

  • Understanding of the principles of Best Value, Framework Agreements and Partnering.

  • Marking up supplier and subcontractor enquiries to enable competitive quotations to be obtained.

  • Good knowledge of subcontractors and suppliers, and the ability to communicate with them to encourage quotation returns.

  • Ability to measure or schedule materials quantities for enquiry send‐outs.

  • Excellent taking‐off skills as where quantities are required, the Senior Estimator will be required to prepare his own, generally in line with SMM7 & NRM.

  • Use of Bluebeam and CAD‐Measure to take off quantities from drawings in DWG & PDF format.

  • Ability to build up analytical unit rates and lump sum prices for main trades (especially carpentry, brickwork and groundworks).

  • Scheduling and comparisons of subcontractor and supplier quotes including the ability to make adjustments and allowances for exclusions, clarifications etc, in order to compare on a like‐for‐like basis.

  • Excellent Design & Build knowledge, including the ability to manage Design Consultants at tender stage to ensure that their information is forthcoming in good time, and that it is co‐ ordinated and competitive.

  • Good technical knowledge and the ability to look beyond the information drawn or specified, and to allow for all necessary to complete a task or element of construction – this is especially relevant to Design & Build.

  • Ability to assess scaffolding requirements and to produce schedules to enable enquiries to be sought.

  • Ability to produce a full set of Preliminaries for the project in question.

  • The ability to assess Temporary Works requirements and where necessary, to seek advice and price accordingly.

  • The ability to present a Tender to the Directors of the Company at Adjudication Meetings, and to contribute towards discussion regarding risk, perceived buying gains, competitive edges or angles and margins for risk contingency and OHP.

  • Good tender presentation skills including tender letter writing detailing qualifications/clarifications, exclusions etc.

  • The ability to communicate with the Client’s Consultants after tender submission, and to deal with Bill/Contract Sum Analysis submission, preparation of Preliminaries Breakdowns etc.

  • Ability to assist in post‐tender negotiations, value engineering and the like.

  • Ability to formally hand over a secured tender to our Contracts Department, explaining the project to our Construction Department, making late changes etc to ensure that an accurate Control Document and set of information is handed to them.

  • Ability to negotiate tenders on an open book basis.


IT Skills:

  • Ability to use a computerised estimating package (we currently use Causeway).

  • Ability to use Bluebeam and CAD‐Measure or similar digital measurement software.

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and PowerPoint.

The successful candidate will have experience within single stage Design & Build within residential and education sectors. This is a progressional career path to Managing Estimator.


Benefits include:

  • Travel allowance

  • Healthcare

  • Hybrid working (2 days WFH)

  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays


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Daniel Melinte

is the consultant managing this role

A recruitment career spanning 5 years and multiple fast paced sectors has led Daniel to joining the team at Granite. Daniel has a keen eye for talent is key to our Customer Excellence team, he focuses his time on resourcing, through a range of both freelance and permanent roles.

Senior Estimator

Permanent

£85,000 + package

Shoreditch, London (hybrid)

Our client is a family owned construction business, founded over 100 years ago and undertaking new build and refurbishment projects across a range of sectors in London and the South East of England. They always adhere to the highest standards, anticipating change, whilst keeping their clients at the heart of everything they do and ensuring they deliver projects of enduring quality. It is this commitment to excellence that has allowed them to build long term relationships with their clients and provided a nurturing environment within which our team can thrive.


They are currently seeking a Senior estimator with experience within single stage Design & Build, residential & Education sectors. The ideal candidate will be on a progression path to Managing Estimator.

The Senior Estimator will be expected to lead the tender process and work independently on multiple bids, albeit with input from our Pre-Construction Planner and Proposals Manager.


Responsibilities:

  • Assess new tenders, checking for completeness and accuracy of information supplied.

  • Ability to interpret Geotechnical Reports, Archaeological Reports, Site Surveys, Contamination Reports and the like.

  • Good knowledge of New Rules of Measurement (NRM) and Standard Method of Measurement 7 (SMM7), NBS Specification, more commonly used Standard Forms of Contract (all JCT suite, ICE, NEC etc).

  • Good knowledge of the Codes of Procedures for various methods of tendering.

  • Understanding of the principles of Best Value, Framework Agreements and Partnering.

  • Marking up supplier and subcontractor enquiries to enable competitive quotations to be obtained.

  • Good knowledge of subcontractors and suppliers, and the ability to communicate with them to encourage quotation returns.

  • Ability to measure or schedule materials quantities for enquiry send‐outs.

  • Excellent taking‐off skills as where quantities are required, the Senior Estimator will be required to prepare his own, generally in line with SMM7 & NRM.

  • Use of Bluebeam and CAD‐Measure to take off quantities from drawings in DWG & PDF format.

  • Ability to build up analytical unit rates and lump sum prices for main trades (especially carpentry, brickwork and groundworks).

  • Scheduling and comparisons of subcontractor and supplier quotes including the ability to make adjustments and allowances for exclusions, clarifications etc, in order to compare on a like‐for‐like basis.

  • Excellent Design & Build knowledge, including the ability to manage Design Consultants at tender stage to ensure that their information is forthcoming in good time, and that it is co‐ ordinated and competitive.

  • Good technical knowledge and the ability to look beyond the information drawn or specified, and to allow for all necessary to complete a task or element of construction – this is especially relevant to Design & Build.

  • Ability to assess scaffolding requirements and to produce schedules to enable enquiries to be sought.

  • Ability to produce a full set of Preliminaries for the project in question.

  • The ability to assess Temporary Works requirements and where necessary, to seek advice and price accordingly.

  • The ability to present a Tender to the Directors of the Company at Adjudication Meetings, and to contribute towards discussion regarding risk, perceived buying gains, competitive edges or angles and margins for risk contingency and OHP.

  • Good tender presentation skills including tender letter writing detailing qualifications/clarifications, exclusions etc.

  • The ability to communicate with the Client’s Consultants after tender submission, and to deal with Bill/Contract Sum Analysis submission, preparation of Preliminaries Breakdowns etc.

  • Ability to assist in post‐tender negotiations, value engineering and the like.

  • Ability to formally hand over a secured tender to our Contracts Department, explaining the project to our Construction Department, making late changes etc to ensure that an accurate Control Document and set of information is handed to them.

  • Ability to negotiate tenders on an open book basis.


IT Skills:

  • Ability to use a computerised estimating package (we currently use Causeway).

  • Ability to use Bluebeam and CAD‐Measure or similar digital measurement software.

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and PowerPoint.

The successful candidate will have experience within single stage Design & Build within residential and education sectors. This is a progressional career path to Managing Estimator.


Benefits include:

  • Travel allowance

  • Healthcare

  • Hybrid working (2 days WFH)

  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays


APPLY NOW FOR THIS ROLE BELOW

Daniel Melinte

is the consultant managing this role

A recruitment career spanning 5 years and multiple fast paced sectors has led Daniel to joining the team at Granite. Daniel has a keen eye for talent is key to our Customer Excellence team, he focuses his time on resourcing, through a range of both freelance and permanent roles.

Senior Estimator

Permanent

£85,000 + package

Shoreditch, London (hybrid)

Our client is a family owned construction business, founded over 100 years ago and undertaking new build and refurbishment projects across a range of sectors in London and the South East of England. They always adhere to the highest standards, anticipating change, whilst keeping their clients at the heart of everything they do and ensuring they deliver projects of enduring quality. It is this commitment to excellence that has allowed them to build long term relationships with their clients and provided a nurturing environment within which our team can thrive.


They are currently seeking a Senior estimator with experience within single stage Design & Build, residential & Education sectors. The ideal candidate will be on a progression path to Managing Estimator.

The Senior Estimator will be expected to lead the tender process and work independently on multiple bids, albeit with input from our Pre-Construction Planner and Proposals Manager.


Responsibilities:

  • Assess new tenders, checking for completeness and accuracy of information supplied.

  • Ability to interpret Geotechnical Reports, Archaeological Reports, Site Surveys, Contamination Reports and the like.

  • Good knowledge of New Rules of Measurement (NRM) and Standard Method of Measurement 7 (SMM7), NBS Specification, more commonly used Standard Forms of Contract (all JCT suite, ICE, NEC etc).

  • Good knowledge of the Codes of Procedures for various methods of tendering.

  • Understanding of the principles of Best Value, Framework Agreements and Partnering.

  • Marking up supplier and subcontractor enquiries to enable competitive quotations to be obtained.

  • Good knowledge of subcontractors and suppliers, and the ability to communicate with them to encourage quotation returns.

  • Ability to measure or schedule materials quantities for enquiry send‐outs.

  • Excellent taking‐off skills as where quantities are required, the Senior Estimator will be required to prepare his own, generally in line with SMM7 & NRM.

  • Use of Bluebeam and CAD‐Measure to take off quantities from drawings in DWG & PDF format.

  • Ability to build up analytical unit rates and lump sum prices for main trades (especially carpentry, brickwork and groundworks).

  • Scheduling and comparisons of subcontractor and supplier quotes including the ability to make adjustments and allowances for exclusions, clarifications etc, in order to compare on a like‐for‐like basis.

  • Excellent Design & Build knowledge, including the ability to manage Design Consultants at tender stage to ensure that their information is forthcoming in good time, and that it is co‐ ordinated and competitive.

  • Good technical knowledge and the ability to look beyond the information drawn or specified, and to allow for all necessary to complete a task or element of construction – this is especially relevant to Design & Build.

  • Ability to assess scaffolding requirements and to produce schedules to enable enquiries to be sought.

  • Ability to produce a full set of Preliminaries for the project in question.

  • The ability to assess Temporary Works requirements and where necessary, to seek advice and price accordingly.

  • The ability to present a Tender to the Directors of the Company at Adjudication Meetings, and to contribute towards discussion regarding risk, perceived buying gains, competitive edges or angles and margins for risk contingency and OHP.

  • Good tender presentation skills including tender letter writing detailing qualifications/clarifications, exclusions etc.

  • The ability to communicate with the Client’s Consultants after tender submission, and to deal with Bill/Contract Sum Analysis submission, preparation of Preliminaries Breakdowns etc.

  • Ability to assist in post‐tender negotiations, value engineering and the like.

  • Ability to formally hand over a secured tender to our Contracts Department, explaining the project to our Construction Department, making late changes etc to ensure that an accurate Control Document and set of information is handed to them.

  • Ability to negotiate tenders on an open book basis.


IT Skills:

  • Ability to use a computerised estimating package (we currently use Causeway).

  • Ability to use Bluebeam and CAD‐Measure or similar digital measurement software.

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and PowerPoint.

The successful candidate will have experience within single stage Design & Build within residential and education sectors. This is a progressional career path to Managing Estimator.


Benefits include:

  • Travel allowance

  • Healthcare

  • Hybrid working (2 days WFH)

  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays


APPLY NOW FOR THIS ROLE BELOW

Daniel Melinte

is the consultant managing this role

A recruitment career spanning 5 years and multiple fast paced sectors has led Daniel to joining the team at Granite. Daniel has a keen eye for talent is key to our Customer Excellence team, he focuses his time on resourcing, through a range of both freelance and permanent roles.

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