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Position: Location: Salary: Ref: Type: Sector: Posted:
Estimator Edinburgh Competitive salary (based on experience), car allowance and matched pension contribution up to 3% 12972 Permanent Commercial Management 19/10/2017

Peace Recruitment is working with one of the central belt’s most buoyant contractors, to source an Estimator, to join its busy team. Joining a team of 6 other long term estimators, this company have a requirement for an additional member, due to one of the team re-locating to south of the border.

Our client are specialists in fit-out projects, but also are involved in new construction/extensions on a number of larger value projects, in particular, hotels, office developments, retail and public sector framework contracts.

Key Requirements of the Role:

  • Prepare pre-tender feasibility cost plans using benchmark cost models for design & build projects.
  • Carry out trades take-offs, inputting into an agreed schedule of rates, using measuring software
  • Review sub-contractor quotations, maximising negotiated discounts within the supply chain
  • Price project specific items outwith the Schedule of rates
  • Completion of pricing document including prelims, design fees, etc.
  • Review and agree margins with estimating director for all tender proposals
  • Submission of tenders by agreed date
  • Post tender negotiations with clients QS
  • Carry out value engineering, if required
  • Sign off agree contract sum with client QS
  • Prepare project handover for contracts & surveying department

This is a fast-paced environment and the right candidate will be working with a strong, multi-skilled team, who collectively pull together to ensure the estimating team is in as strong a position as possible to win the work they go for. Our client is ideally looking for an estimator from a similar background in either general construction or fit-out, but will be flexible for the right person.

In addition to a competitive basic salary (DOE), there is a car allowance provided and company pension scheme (matched at 3%).

For further information on our Estimator opportunity, contact Nicola Monro directly or click apply below!