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Location Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Category Civil Engineering
Job Type Permanent
Salary £50K-£60K per year

Description

A tier one utility contractor is seeking to appoint an Estimator based in Haywards Heath.
The main aim of the Estimator is to produce project tender packages for existing and new clients within the water industry

The Role

The Estimator's main responsibilities will include:
-Interpreting the project brief and producing a pricing schedule capturing all scope required
-Researching the cost of items such as materials, transport, labour and equipment
-Conducting site visits with the supply chain as required in order to obtain quotes
-Obtaining and assessing quotes from suppliers and contractors within a specified time frame
-Liaising with the project controls team to build a tender programme for the works to ensure adequate project preliminaries are applied
-Assessing the risk levels associated with the project and ensuring adequate risk is applied to price and programme
-Preparing and presenting tender quotations internally for review and approval
-Preparing and presenting tender quotations to the client.
-Assisting with bids for new contracts/frameworks
-Assisting with handover to the project delivery team and supporting the activities of buyers where required
-Working collaboratively with all other departments and supporting senior managers within the business
-Carry out any other duties appropriate to this post

 

Experience and qualifications required
Ability to take decisions and demonstrate accountability and integrity
Ability be an active and participating team member, able to transfer skills to others in order to achieve business objectives
Ability to troubleshoot and strategize in order to meet the long-term vision of the company
Problem solver and target driven individual
Ability to deliver required results while working in a high pressure environment
5 years experience in a similar role
Essential Qualifications
EUSR water hygiene card
Competent in using Microsoft Word & Excel
Competent in using Microsoft project

 

 

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