Estimator

  • Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • £38,000 - £40,000 per annum
  • Permanent

Are you an Estimator looking for a new opportunity within the Highways sector?

Then you need to keep reading as this might be the right fit for you!!

We are recruiting for a leading construction consultancy looking to add an Estimator to their team!

Job Title - Estimator

Area/Location - Newcastle Upon Tyne

Type of Job - Permanent

Start Date - As Soon As Possible

Salary -£40000 (flexible)

Purpose of the Role-

  • We are looking for an experienced Highways / Civil Engineering Estimator to join our successful and evolving engineering and construction arm to work on Highways and Public Realm projects ranging up to £6m.
  • The purpose of this role is to provide business development, estimating and commercial support to the Highways and Civil Engineering division.
  • The role will focus on the delivery of all Estimating requirements and maximising the value for money on all contracts and enabling growth of our civil engineering and construction team.
  • The purpose of this role is to provide business development, estimating and commercial support to the Highways and Civil Engineering division.
  • The role will focus on the delivery of all Estimating requirements and maximising the value for money on all contracts and enabling growth of our civil engineering and construction team.

A Few Key Responsibilities of the Role-

  • Measure and Prepare fully Priced Bills of Quantities and/or Activity Schedules for Public realm, Highways, Civil engineering and Infrastructure works in North Tyneside.
  • Be familiar with pre-contract and pre-construction environments and also be able to compile projects budgets and cost plans to agreed timescales
  • The Estimator Carry out take-offs from drawings either by hand or preferably using CAD software.
  • Carry out full appraisals and comparisons of tender returns.
  • Carry out rate build-ups from site output data.
  • Provide input into Project Programming and valuing of same.
  • Work closely with project staff to facilitate value engineering, plan and programme works.
  • Support Senior Management and Quantity Surveying Staff in the appointment and management of contractors, suppliers and consultants.
  • Effectively manage workload planning and be proactive in taking appropriate action to avoid pre-construction delays.
  • Support the delivery teams to keep accurate and detailed records.
  • Work closely and effectively across both business development, design and construction teams to support the successful and integrated delivery of schemes during the pre-construction phase.
  • Support the project Quantity Surveyor in preparing quotations for project variations following NEC Project Manager Instructions or compensation events.
  • Managing own workload and meet the project deadlines.

Essential Experience of the Role-

  • Appropriately qualified in quantity surveying, construction management or similar
  • Demonstrate experience and ability to carry out the role competently.
  • Be able to prioritise work and complete all requirements within agreed deadlines.
  • Wide knowledge of construction techniques and outputs associated with them.
  • Commitment to become Chartered with relevant Organisation within minimum agreed timescales.
  • Good writing and numeracy skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Be able to communicate with people effectively in a friendly courteous manner through good presentation skills.
  • Hold a full driving licence.
  • Be proficient in a wide range of IT skills including CAD and Microsoft Office 365 packages

Desirable Experience for the Role-

  • Knowledge of CDM and relevant legislation
  • Knowledge of project management processes
  • Knowledge of NEC forms of contract
  • Knowledge of MS Project or similar programme tools
  • Be proficient at reading and taking off drawings, BOQ's and specifications
  • Knowledge of typical construction contract terms and conditions

What's in it for you?

  • 23 days holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave…and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

If you like what you have read so far

  • you feel this Company matches what you are looking for in a new career venture
  • would like a more detailed Job Description or would like to discuss the opportunity on the role further

please click Apply on this advert and ring Cass on

0161

529

5192 or email Cassidee@

Mcgconstruction.co.uk to proceed in applying.

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