Position: Estimator (Permanent) - Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Package: £Market Rate + Perks
Reporting to: Managing Estimator
§ The day to day preparation of cost estimates
§ To Analyse proposals and requirements
§ Offer support to other departments with regards to commercial/contractual issues, working closely with the Managing Estimator.
§ Preparation work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
§ Identifying labour, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications and related documents.
§ Computing costs by analysing labour, material and time requirements.
§ Resolve discrepancies by collecting and analysing information.
§ Present prepared estimates by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information.
§ Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
§ Maintain cost data base by entering and backing up data.
§ Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications.
§ Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
§ Price proposal and checking Standard of Rates
§ Pricing projects as per scope of works proposals
§ To represent the company in a professional manner while carrying out your duties
§ To operate well as part of team, willing to speak up and take lead when required
§ To be proactive and have a determined approach to business
§ To always act in the best interests of the company
§ Develop a good understanding of internal systems and how they interlink
§ To be prepared to challenge and be challenged
§ Demonstrate the highest levels of financial compliance
§ Assist in ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation, good practice and policy
§ Demonstrate a commitment to effective team working
§ Proven main contractor experience working in a commercial role on refurb, response & planned maintenance contracts within the construction/social housing sector.
§ Knowledge and understanding of measurement and valuation including use of Schedule/Standard of Rates.
§ Commercial skills to maximise value recovery and control cost
§ Good communication and time management skills
§ Knowledge and understanding of contractual obligations under various forms of contracts
§ Excellent IT skills including the use of internal cost systems and particularly advanced in Excel.
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