Assistant Estimator

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Location: West Yorkshire, England

Salary: GBP25,000 - GBP30,000

Contract: Permanent

Apply By: 18/03/2019

Overview:

I am looking for an Assistant Construction Estimator with a minimum of 2 years experience to assist a main contractor's Pre-construction team.

The Role

* The successful Assistant Construction Estimator will produce comprehensive Cost Estimates (documents/ reports) that enable the clients to make well-informed decisions on residential and commercial projects (but not limited to):
* Learn the concepts and procedures of estimating
* Carry out analysis of received tender documents, do take-off using estimating software and check off against client schedule of information, highlight any omissions or errorsLearn the process and tender reviews and resolving any issues that have been identified
* Prepare clear, accurate tender in accordance with the client's requirements for review by senior staff
* Obtain competitive and accurate quotations from Construction specialists and suppliers
* Handover tender information to the construction and surveying team in accordance with company procedure documents and review material rates with purchasing team members
* Liaise with technical representatives on products/plant
* Involve in assessment of different options and solutions
* Attend pre-tender and post-tender meetings when required
* Attend site meetings when required
* To adhere to existing working practices, methods, procedures, undertake relevant training and to respond positively to new and alternative systems.
* Support the senior staff

The Individual

* The successful Assistant Construction Estimator will have:
* Industry recognized degree or equivalent experience - Civil Engineering / Construction Management / Commercial Management / Quantity Surveying / HND etc.
* Basic knowledge in the construction techniques, processes and materials involved in the competition of the business activities
* Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel to intermediate level
* Ability to multitask and when necessary work on a few different projects
* Excellent communication and time management skills
* Strong attention to detail

In return

The successful Applicant will be given more responsibility and the training and support to develop your Estimating skill set.

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