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Estimator – Residential Main Contractor

  • £55,000 - £65,000 + Package
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • London

Estimator – Residential Main Contractor

£55,000 – £65,000 + Package

North London

About the Company:

My Client are the main contracting division of a large construction group who utilise all the company’s in-house resources and facilities to provide clients with a bespoke construction service. This company have gone back to the time when contractors carried out work themselves with a dedicated, reliable workforce and their own fleet of plant and equipment. Our work is carried out in-house for the following disciplines: piling, reinforced structure, pre-cast elements, facades and glazing, M and E, dry-lining, craneage and scaffolding. This gives us direct contact with specialist expertise all under one roof rather than through a remote supply chain of suppliers and sub-contractors who have their own agendas and interests to protect. With a broad range of construction experience and expertise in commercial and residential developments, This Company offer clients truly exceptional performance in high-rise construction where the Group’s skills are particularly suited.

About the role:

Our client is currently requiring an Estimator to join to the current pre-construction team to work on tenders ranging from £3m – £100m. Candidates will ideally be from a new build/refurbishment background with residential experience. The individual must be able to communicate well with both commercial team and clients and have a professional but non adversarial approach with the emphasis of working together. The current portfolio comprises of a mixture of high valued residential new around London and the tenders coming in will match the current projects. This role will initially provide a lot of autonomy and will require the Estimator to prepare tender packages without the need for support and to engage and help manage the estimating team in all aspects of a senior role. You will ideally be able to comply with the following:

  • Reporting into the Director.
  • Capable of fitting and integrating well into young and dynamic team
  • Supportive and assisting in the development of a young team
  • Capable of pricing 2 / 3 tenders at a given time (to fit deadlines of approximately 2 – 3 weeks)
  • Ability to produce cost plans / Bill of Quantity’s from scratch
  • Current knowledge of building / fit out rates and processes

Your duties will include assisting in the co-ordination of submission & proposals development, to carry out analytical pricing of in-house produced Bills of Quantities, research and investigate new Government or industry initiatives and to keep updated of technical developments and innovative trends in the industry.

About the benefits / rewards:

Our client support, develop and understand their employees. They offer employee stability through permanent long-term employment and stable working environment. You will be well rewarded for your hard work with a remuneration package that will correspond to the individuals experience and skills. The guideline basic salary is £55,000 – £65,000, however this will be dependent upon the specific skills and experience of each individual. Employees will be promoted through the company at a rate that is comfortable for their abilities rather than within a set company structure. This encourages the strengths and successes of the company and each individual.

Requirements:

Experience of working on new build residential projects is essential. Candidates will have experience in an estimating role for a main contractor. Most importantly the candidate for this role must be trustworthy, reliable, conscientious and keen to progress their career further. You will also have to be a highly motivated individual and a strong team player. Candidates based outside of the UK need not apply.

Please enquire to Alex @ Cityscapeltd.com or call 01923750095. Thanks!