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Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + +Car Allowance
Posted: 3 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Construction
Contact Name: John Mpele

Senior Estimator (New Build Residential)

Job Description

Position: Senior Estimator (Permanent)
Sector: Construction / New Build Residential
Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Package: £60,000 - 80,000 + Car Allowance


Reporting to: Managing Estimator

Purpose
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.

Responsibilities
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

Key Deliverables
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

Experience/knowledge required
Proven main contractor experience working in a commercial role on New Build Residential contracts within the construction/London Areas.
Minimum 5 - 10 years experience in New Build Residential within the London area.
Degree in Construction related subject or qualified to MCIOB Level
Good communication and time management skills
Experience of Trad Build, RC Frame and Timber Frame in both Private and Affordable sectors.
Experience in completing Land Appraisals for Spec developments
CSCS Platinum Card Holder
Recent experience within the London new build Residential sector
Must be experienced in all aspects of New Build Residential
Fully conversant with Estimating software systems, i.e. Conquest, Evaluate, Causeway
Cost Planning using Excel based programme.

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