Estimator

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Reference

AL636

Sector

Site & Construction, Construction

Salary

Competitive

Town/City

Basingstoke

Contract Type

Permanent

Estimator

Basingstoke

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading high end building construction organisation for the county as well as for most of the South of England. They have an office within London, but this role will be based out of their Berkshire office. Their traditional ethos and expert craftsmanship has built a reputation for high class refurbishments and renovations of country homes, as well as period town houses and listed properties. The company also constructs bespoke new houses for private clients, both contemporary and traditional in style.

With a turnover of £60M per year they are growing year on year in their history spanning over 60 years, this is a very strong time in their history to be joining them.

JOB PURPOSE

As the Estimator you will be responsible for calculating tenders for high end residential building projects, maintain an adequate return on investment and ensure high quality of work is maintained at all times.

KNOWLEDGE

  • HNC in Construction or relevant Degree level qualification
  • Detailed knowledge private residential building contracting.
  • Awareness of property taxation matters and contractual law
  • Have a good understanding of traditional building methods and products associated with the refurbishment of listed buildings and high end residential construction.
  • Good experience working with estimating software like Esti-Mate, or ConQuest

SKILLS

Have a good working knowledge MS Office – Intermediate level of Excel. To be able to write clear and precise communications which might include detailed and complex figures, calculations and specific building information. Strong numeracy and financial management skills and the ability to learn construction IT packages. Ability to complete take offs and produce detailed schedules of work when required.The ability to produce Bills of Quantities in line with SMM7, or NRM2

EXPERIENCE & BEHAVIOURS

Act in a manner befitting the status and responsibility of an Estimator and of the image of the company. A practical, logical and methodical approach to thinking and problem solving. Be confident in dealing directly with Architects, Quantity Surveyors, Clients and Subcontractors.

WORKING HOURS: 41 Hours, working Monday – Thursday 08:00 – 17:30 and Friday 08:00 – 16:00

BENEFITS:

  • Workplace Pension
  • 23 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • 5 days Company Sick Pay entitlement
  • 4pm finish on Friday
  • Free on site parking

Adam at Consortio RG is managing this role, all correspondence is treated in the strictest of confidence. Direct line 02380 981216

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