Our client is seeking an experienced Civil Estimator on a permanent basis, based in Aberdeen or Inverness.
To successfully manage all financial aspects of a project pre and post contract.
Offering support to the Quantity Surveyors in delivering services against set performance indicators by minimizing cost and enhancing value for money. The role will involve aspects of pricing small works / maintenance as well as surveying of works, supporting operations ensuring timely and accurate invoicing, tracking of jobs and effective client relations
Liaise with clients and develop cost plans and estimates in line with their requirements.
To ensure compliance with the Company Standards of Service, Management Systems and to meet the requirements of the company business plan(s).
Key Tasks/Areas of Responsibility:
Health & Safety
Estimating for civil engineering projects
Typing and sending out enquiry letters and enclosures
Contacting sub-contractors and suppliers for quotations
Checking submitted documents
Developing subcontractor database
Document control – filing, archiving and logging
Take-off quantities from tender drawings
Preparing bills of quantities
Developing and maintaining cost databases
Maintaining record of tender perfromances
Preparing CVR Reports
Photocopying bills of quantities/spec documents and drawings
Working to strict timescales in order to adhere to tender submission deadlines
Maintain awareness of the various civil engineering contracts in current use.
Understand the implications of health and safety regulations.
Maintain Document logs and registers.
Liaise with contract staff, suppliers and clients
Implement and maintain company procedures and contract administrative systems
Use a variety of software packages including EasyEarthworks, Excel, Word, Project,
Constructa and Cost X
* Strong track record of delivery of projects in a Construction environment
* Clear understanding of the full project management lifecycle
* Solid experience working as an Estimator or Quantity Surveyor in the
* construction / civils industry
* Educated to at least HND level in Quantity Surveying
* Recognised project management qualification
Employment Type Permanent
Advertiser Type Agency