Estimator/Quantity Surveyor - Civil Engineering and Groundworks - Hybrid position

GVR Solutions
Luton, LU1
May 02, 2022
May 25, 2022
Position Type
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
​GVR Solutions are currently representing a Civil Engineering and Groundworks Contractor who are looking to expand their existing commercial department with an Estimator/Quantity Surveyor, they would also look at a dual role so someone who does Estimator/Quantity Surveyor. This position is a hybrid role, working from home, office and possibility site visits.

The Client specialise in Structural Civils & Alterations, Deep Basements, Groundworks, piling within the high end prime Residential sector in some of London's most affluent areas.

The role of Estimator/Quantity Surveyor is to obtain the relevant Information to price, detailing breakdowns of rates, cost and reporting information to assist with project and work budgets. ​
  • Tender interrogation and bid production
  • Develop a sound understanding of tender packs and the contractual requirements
  • Preparation and issue of bids to prospective clients with the aid of other departments
  • Issuing of information to production staff appropriately presented to enable
  • Reporting of successful and unsuccessful bid and the identification of trends to enable more successful bids in the future
  • Supplying information to aid accurate costings of variations
  • Ensure the commercial targets are achieved including project and programme cost, quality and time.
  • Factor in health and safety regulations
  • Managing the costs of the project, budgeting and cash flows
  • Carry out measurement for valuations
  • Analyse progress and reporting
  • Identify Opportunities and risks
  • Attend post tender and pre-contract meetings.
  • Prepare summary reports for the client and other stakeholders

As an Estimator/Surveyor you are required to be highly numerate and typically understand and collate information to enable production of an entire project budget. There should also be a sound knowledge of building legislation, civils Packages and materials, design, etc.
  • Experience in estimating and pricing of works for high end residential civils and groundwork packages
  • Ability to price general construction works
  • Ability to produce accurately measure from drawings
  • Produce presentations of finalised estimates to issue to clients
  • Excellent analytical skills to make informed, balanced business decision and reporting
  • Self-sufficient
  • Excellent communication and oral skills
  • Stable employment history
  • High-performing individual
  • Versatile
  • Excellent time keeping skills

If you meet all the Estimator requirements above, then please get in touch.
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