Sector: Building

Location: West Yorkshire

Job Reference: KK71800

Estimator required to join a regional building contractor based in Leeds.

Sustaining a strong portfolio, this successful main contractor business delivers building construction projects ranging through sectors including commercial, education, new build and refurbishment.

Responsibility for the preparation and submission of tenders, under a variety of forms of procurement.
Working as part of a team with the objective of securing profitable future workload for the business.
Utilise construction knowledge and commercial experience in conjunction with other members of the bid team to ensure competitive bids.  Risk and Value management during the tender period.  Preparation of budgets and cost plans.

Duties include: 
Appraisal of tender documents
Preparation of material and sub-contract enquiries, including selection of prospective subcontractors
Attending strategy/opportunity meetings with project team
Visit site to identify site specific risks
Contribute to the design development process and attend design team meetings
Preparing tender Bills of Quantities
Preparation of analytical cost estimates including preliminaries
Prepare budgets and cost plans
Adjudication and comparison of sub-contractor quotations
Initiate technical queries and ensure design sufficiently developed to ensure accurate costings
Risk management throughout the tender period and preparation of the tender Risk Register
Value engineering throughout the design phase of design and build projects
Presentation of the tender to senior management at tender settlement meetings including the highlighting major commercial issues
Completion of tender documentation and submission of the tender
Ensure a smooth handover of the project to the site team

Appropriate Construction related – HND/Degree or similar (essential);
Competent use of Microsoft packages e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook (essential);
Extensive experience of analytical building estimating in all sectors but to include industrial, commercial, education and health, on projects up to £value million (essential);
All forms of contract including traditional, partnering, design & build 2 stage tenders and frameworks (essential);
Experience of using estimating software (desirable);
Well-developed Technical Construction Knowledge (essential);
Knowledge of Building Regulations and other industry standards (essential);
Develop personal skills and capability through on-going training, experience and mentoring.

Flexible, plus package. 

This is a permanent position and Corepeople Recruitment Limited will be acting as an employment agency for permanent recruitment on behalf of our client.

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