You will be joining a Civil Engineering and highways contractor that serves local and transport authorities throughout the North West of England. They have over 70 years experience working on North West Highways projects, and have a reputation for delivering hugely successful schemes. A lot of their work is generated from extended framework contracts with local North West authorities, however they also serve house builders and tier 1 contractors carrying out S278 and S38 works on their behalf.
You will have the responsibility of creating estimates for both external clients and internal business units, you will work independently to generate estimates that align with client specifications and conduct thorough assessments of tender documentation to identify critical risks and raise pertinent clarifications.
This role will be based from their head office in Bolton, however travel to sites across the North West will be required.
Prepare and submit estimates for civil engineering and highways schemes from BOQs and direct from drawings.
Negotiate with clients including site meetings, measurements and agreeing method of working.
Engage with clients in ECI for future schemes.
Production of programmes (MS Project) and method statements.
Work with the Procurement Manager developing key supply chain partners.
Work closely with MD and Bid Team on PQQ/Framework submissions.
Preparation of Estimators handover files to site teams detailing build up/ assumptions/ targets.
Assist commercial team with Compensation Events.
Work with the commercial team on Business development strategy.
Experience Highways Estimating or Senior QS role.
Experience in Causeway / Candy or similar estimating packages.
Good communication and negotiate skills.
Experience of a commercial/engineering role in the construction industry.
Working knowledge of NEC3 Contracts and Standard Method of Measurement 7.
Ability to work independently.
Able to work to strict deadlines.
Full UK driving licence.
Working knowledge of MS Office and MS Project.
Experience in writing method statements.
Knowledge/Qualification of construction health and safety.
Experience in Bid Writing.
Experience of using take-off software