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  • Ref: CBEST_1586443076

  • Permanent

  • Glasgow

  • ££50000 - £58000 per annum

  • End: 15th Jul 2020

Job: Estimator

The Company

First People solutions are currently recruiting for a large national civil engineering contractor with a substantial Scottish presence. Our client has been in operation for over 30 years and works across several sectors including water, power and rail. The company employs over 600 people in the UK, has an annual turnover of £120m and a distinctive set of values that are fundamental to our approach to business sustainability

They are expanding their market presence in the Scottish region and are looking to add a senior estimator to the Glasgow office.

The Job

The estimator will be team orientated with an ability working on their own. The daily duties and tasks will vary however typically include:

  • Undertake estimates in accordance with Company procedures
  • Lead team of estimators for larger tenders, mentoring and developing junior estimators
  • Identify opportunity and risk during tender process
  • Liaise with the business unit, Bid Manager and Planner to agree methodology and principles
  • Maintain register of key assumptions within estimate
  • Maintain tender estimate file
  • Provide indicative pricing support for business development
  • Obtain feedback from site teams on estimating adequacy and current costs

Present estimates at adjudication

  • Prepare estimating “adjudication pack”
  • Present basis of estimate and key assumptions
  • Maintain notes of adjudication meetings
  • Close out actions and monitor customer negotiations, seeking amended authority as
  • required

Handover to site teams at contract award

  • Prepare estimating handover packs
  • Maintain notes of handover meeting
  • Provide ongoing support to site teams relating to estimate and key assumptions
  • Key Measures & Targets:
  • Winning work to meet the Company’s objectives
  • Developing a coherent and consistent tender submission with the use of key estimating
  • assumptions
  • Developing a tender win strategy alongside the business unit teams
  • Providing temporary works support for tenders and for the design element of design and
  • construct tenders

There will be a client management and business development side to the role, this is where you can directly increase the job / workflow of the business.

Daily duties will primarily be office based, but there will be client meetings & business development meetings

This role is important to the business, for the right candidate there is scope for promotion – Where you will be able to build a team in line with the expansion & growth plans of the business.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have relevant and demonstrable experience working in an estimating department for a civil / main contractor.

You will be able to lead a team, estimating projects across the water, power and civil / renewable markets in Scotland.

Please apply attaching an up to date CV or for more information call Chris Boyd on 07900 988

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