Your new company
You will be working for an established civil engineering and building contractor based in Derby. This company has a strong pipeline of work across a range of sectors including water, electricity, waste, energy generation/storage as well as retail and commercial, and pride themselves on not only investing in their people but remaining committed to meeting the ever-changing demands expected of the civil engineering industry. They are now looking for a permanent estimator to join their team to work on a diverse range of projects in the civils sector.
Your new role
You will be reporting into the Commercial Director and be responsible for, but not limited to, preparing estimates and tender submissions in line with tender enquiries and company procedures, obtaining/agreeing suitable material prices and hired plant rates for inclusion within the tenders, supervising the work of junior staff when required, liaising with clients and the contracts department as well as maintaining good relationships with all parties and disseminating all necessary information promptly.
What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful, you will be confident estimating from first principals and have previous experience of estimating on civils projects. In addition, you will also understand the process of getting a project priced up, procuring subcontractors, cost plans and understand the timings to get each process followed through. Finally, you will be an effective team player, communicator and be able to work independently.
What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive salary (commensurate with your experience as an estimator) and package as well as the opportunity to join a growing company with excellent career progression opportunities.
What you need to do now
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