Estimator-Civil Engineering

£40000 - £52000 per annum 
Job Type:
Building and Construction 
Job Ref:

Estimator – Civil Engineering
Civils and Rail
Leeds,West Yorkshire
C.£40,000-£42,000 plus car,bonus,pension

This Leeds based speciality civil engineering company has an opening for an Estimator who will provide civil engineering and rail tenders and quotations to increase workload.

The Role:
As an Estimator, you duties will involve:

Tenders and quotations for Groundworks, Roads and Infrastructure, Bulk Earthwork, Drainage, Foundations, Superstructure works.
Analysis of client’s specification and contract conditions, bonds and warranties
Site visits
Pre-tender measurement and valuations
Gathering information and data
Pricing materials and plant requirements
Assessing labour requirements and costs
Compiling tender programme using “Project Commander”
Sub-contract enquires and other quotations
Obtaining competitive prices with suppliers
Review of tenders prior to submission
Advising and corresponding with clients including local authorities
Attending pre-contract meetings
Working to strict tender deadlines
Production of alternative bids
Following tenders from initial enquiry through to receipt of orders
Carry out duties in accordance with Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality Management System
Use of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project Commander

The Candidate:
In order to be considered for this exciting role you must have at least 5 years experience in the civil engineering construction industry
You will have at least 3 years proven track record as an estimator for a small to medium sized contractor. Ideally qualified in a HNC/HND or Degree or construction related subject.
Knowledge of various Conditions of Contract and methods of measurements is helpful and preferably you will have worked on a mixture of multi-disciplined civil engineering projects.
Knowledge of “Conquest” Estimating System is an advantage, although training will be given. You must be computer literate and competent at using spreadsheets and databases.
You will hold a full driving licence valid in the UK

The Company:
An Established Civil Engineering construction company with offices Nationwide. They cover projects from £400k up to £20 million in value including highways, rail, power and process , renewables and residential sector areas.

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