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Trainee/Assistant Estimator

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Middlesex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £25,000 Plus Package and Bonus scheme
Job description

I am currently working with a FTSE 250 listed company that is one of the UK's leading housebuilding, regeneration and construction firms with massive revenues in excess of £2.7 billion. Founded on their Strong values of excellence, passion, integrity and collaboration, they have a real distinctive vision to be leaders in the construction of a sustainable future, a future in which they would like to invite a an aspiring Assistant Estimator to join them in.

 

The role would be to form part of the estimating team with responsibilities including the successful preparation and development of submissions for both competitive tenders and negotiations for a range of projects across most sectors.

 

Key Responsibilities:

- To support the Estimating team in carrying out their duties;

- To Coordinate and manage the process of supplier inquiries through Conquest Estimating System.

- To maintain the register of all inquiries as sent and received.

- Maintain Pre-Contract supply chain database of supplies.

- Measurement and pricing of bills of quantities using Conquest Estimating Software.

- Assisting with cost planning of projects from initial feasibility to contract.

- To support the wider pre-construction team when required.

- Carry out general administration associated with tender preparation and submission.

- Working with key pre-construction contacts from within the Pre-Contract Team; Bid Managers, Bid Writers, Estimators, Planners and other technical experts.

 

Experience and Qualifications

 

You will have  good working knowledge of standard MS Office suite, with experience using an Estimating software system (This is not essential, but would be beneficial).