Estimator / Senior Estimator

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Job description

Sentri Group are currently working alongside a regional contractor based in London who are looking to appoint an Estimator / Senior Estimator to their pre-construction team.

They are a medium sized Main Contractor, specialising in quality new build and refurbishment contracts in and around London and the South East.

A position has arisen for an experienced Estimator to work closely with the Management Team to provide an excellent service, secure work and develop their client base.

Job specification and requirements

Project types and values range from traditional to D&B up to £6M+  

They are seeking an Estimator to join the team to carry out all estimating duties including:

  • Taking tenders from initial enquiry to submission.
  • Provision of timely and accurate estimates
  • Analysis of contract documentation and preparation of accurate subcontractor packages for pricing.
  • Maintaining an updated cost data base
  • Liaising with and negotiate with sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Active participation in adjudication meetings
  • Carry out some surveying duties when necessary.
  • Maintaining good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations.

Skills required:

  • Previous estimating experience of at least 5 years with a contractor in a similar role
  • Knowledge of building material components, building regulations, estimating (including taking off) and H&S.
  • Computer skills, especially Excel
  • Knowledge of contractual procedures and responsibilities
  • Good negotiation, influencing and communication skills.
  • Well-spoken and personable
  • Strong analytical and reasoning abilities
  • Good organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Confident and resourceful
  • Evidence of maintaining a professional, consistent, and fair approach.
  • Self-motivated with ability to work alone or in a team.
  • Organised, problem solving and VE skills, as necessary.
  • Local knowledge of suppliers and subcontractor
  • Management of team members
  • Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations.

On offer for this Estimator / Senior Estimator position is a very competitive salary and package, including, health care, pension, and bonus scheme.

Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact David Weaving on david@sentrigroup.co.uk or 02038972009. 

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