Senior Estimator


Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England

Salary: GBP65,000 - GBP75,000

Contract: Permanent

Apply By: 05/10/2022


The Company

A privately owned Main Contractor with a track record of delivering high quality residential projects with values ranging from £5m - £30m+. They have projects across a variety of different sectors including residential, retail and commercial.

Experience, Knowledge & Qualifications

For this role you must possess the following;

* Prior experience working for a Main Contractor in a preconstruction role for a minimum of 10 years
* Knowledge of new build and refurbishment projects up to £30m+
* A good communicator, able to deal with a range of people, tasks and obligations
* Well organised, self-starter, able to implement procedures and effectively manage all aspects of the works
* Commercial knowledge and ability to negotiate terms with a range of parties

The Role

As a highly experienced Senior Estimator based in Huddersfield, you will lead and tenders with the view of securing high profile residential & accommodation projects up to £30m


* Preparation of prime cost estimates
* Establish procurement strategies from earliest possible stage
* Develop direct reports in accordance with company policy
* Advise on finalisation matters of risk, qualification and margin
* Prepare and maintain robust, accurate, cost estimates for projects
* Prepare commercial documents for handover to the project execution team
* Prepare accurate quantity take-offs from project documentation
* Attend site visits
* Attend meetings (pre and post tender) with Professional Team and Client
* Provide input for or maintain the project risk register
* Contribute to the development of standard procedures
* Prepare activity schedules for projects; utilising appropriate estimating software
* Contribute to the management team maintaining close contact with other functions
* Contribute to the development of novel value engineered solutions with innovative and alternate ideas
* Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department
* Evaluate quotations returned from suppliers and where necessary enter into correspondence to bring quotations in line with the project specific requirements

This is a Permanent with a competitive Salary (£65,000 - £75,000 + Package) on offer for the successful candidate. For more information or to apply please contact Sam Hunter - Principal Consultant - Caval Ltd - 07539 430 376


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