Estimator (Civils/Earthwork)

Posted on: 23/10/2018
Ref: VAC-16922
  • Start Date: 03/12/2018
  • Region: North East
  • Location: Sheffield
    Blueprint Recruitment
  • Industry: Civil Engineering
  • Discipline: Estimator
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

We are currently working with a leading and award winning landscape contracting business that are looking to add an experienced Civils/Earthwork Estimator to their growing team in the Chesterfield area.
Ideally the successful candidate would be looking for a permanent role to develop through the company but freelance candidates will also be considered.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone wishing to take on a new challenge with a reputable and expanding organisation.
The Role
As the Civils/ Earthwork Estimator you will work closely and build relationships with clients and suppliers, within the Earthworks, Civil Engineering and Construction sectors, to facilitate high quality, competitive and compliant tender submissions.
Day to Day Duties Include:
” Managing all aspects of tenders, pricing, preparation and return
” To obtain the best sub-contract and supplier prices
” To attend regular tender review meetings and create effective budgets and reports
” To provide appropriate breakdowns of tenders and create cost control sheets
” Maintaining effective communication with clients, suppliers and project management
” Manage the procurement of subcontract works including preparing sub contract documentation and attend pre-award meetings to ensure compliant quotations
” Periodical updates of project budget projections, reporting to the Earthworks Director
Desired Skills & Experience
To be considered for this position you must meet the following skills and experience:
o Previous experience of working in a similar role
o Highly numerate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
o IT literate with advanced skills in Microsoft excel, word and project
o Self-motivated and enthusiastic and the ability to work independently and as part of a team
o Able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
o Ability to prioritise work load and work with changing priorities
o Background in Civils, Earthworks and construction.
o Understanding of various forms of contract and good commercial awareness
o Flexibility to travel across sites and with a full UK driving licence
Salary & Package
As well as working for a reputable and successful organisation you will also be rewarded with a competitive salary and package. This is open to discussion with the client and will be based on past experience and what you can bring to the Estimator position.

Give Robert a call on 01592 631644 or email to discuss the position in more detail.
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