Lionsgate Contractors are looking for an experienced estimator to join a successful civil engineering contractor based in South Birmingham. Specialising in highways and local authority work, our client has ambitious plans to increase turnover at around 20% year on year.
Typical Duties will include but are not limited too:
Preparation of estimates and tenders at each stage of the project.
Prepare work to be estimated by gathering construction documents, specification, and other related documents.
Develop accurate estimates utilising available software such as Conquest / Estimate. Utilising other available tools, industry and estimating best practices.
Take responsibility, under minimum supervision, for the bid preparation, completion, and submission. Attend tender adjudications.
Be able to produce/manage/complex large tenders.
Build up estimates through a selection of first principles: people, plant, materials, and subcontract costs.
Engage with Clients to understand their needs, resolve queries, provide confidence in our approach, and confirm understanding of our tender submissions
Sourcing quotations for both sub-contractors and supply chain.
Calculation of site management and preliminary costs.
Participate in contract appraisals and adjudications.
Ability to produce outline method statements and programmes.
Ensure proper handover of the tender to the project delivery team in accordance with company standards and procedures.
To work alongside the operational and commercial teams to maximise opportunities and minimise risks to achieve the best possible project costs.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required:
Minimum of 5 years' experience in an estimating role or a strong background in operations and construction
Civil engineering experience essential
Ability to achieve tight deadlines.
Ability to communicate at all levels, both verbally and written.
In return for your skills and experience, you can expect to join a successful niche civil engineering business at a key time in the company's growth. A competitive salary and company vehicle is also available.
If the role sounds like something you wish to pursue, please apply now or contact Lionsgate Contractors for more information.