#application.new_system.robots_no_index_if_applicable(safe.jobkey)# Estimator job in Woking | First 4 Personnel (& Temp) Ltd
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Estimator

Salary
£30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Location
Woking
Contract
Permanent

Are you an enthusiastic and driven individual with a minimum of 2 years pre-contracts experience, ideally from within the commercial design and build sector, who has an eye for detail and quality?

What will you be doing?

  • Co-ordination of design and sub-contractor pricing
  • Advising on known and perceived risk factors to the project
  • Preparation of detailed cost plans / budget guidance for client presentation and review
  • Liaising with the technical team and consultants to provide continuous value engineering of design concepts and proposals
  • Establishing subcontract sources early in the programme so that they can contribute to the design in terms of value engineering.
  • Ensuring procurement of all subcontract elements of the development are completed in accordance with the company requirements, health and safety, and sustainability objectives
  • Liaising with suppliers to enable them to prepare detailed schedules of directly purchased materials
  • Full commercial aspects of projects until the point of handover to the Project Manager

What skills do you need?

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in a quantity surveying / estimating / pre-contracts role ideally within a D&B company or alternatively within a small to medium main contractor
  • A good working knowledge of services installations, both electrical and mechanical
  • A strong awareness of the balance of risk and profit is essential
  • Good commercial understanding of the market and market values
  • Experienced negotiator
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office in particular Excel, Outlook and a planning software package such as Microsoft Project
  • Experience of reading and accurately interpreting drawings and technical specifications
  • Experience of controlling costs, timing and quality in line with targets
  • Good standard of mathematical ability
  • Full driving licence with own car

What will you get

  • £30,000 to £40,000 salary DOE
  • 20 days holiday rising to 25 days for each year of service
  • Company pension
  • Company outings
  • Parking