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Estimator - Civil Engineering

Ref: VR/01215
Up to £45 000 plus car, pension and bonus

Deanston Cooper’s client, a highly successful, privately owned civil engineering contractor, has a current requirement for an Estimator to be based out of their Falkirk office. 

Responsible for Estimating on a wide variety of general civils projects, duties will include 

  • Reviewing and reporting on the Client’s Enquiry to enable a decision to bid.
  • Preparing subcontract & materials enquiries 
  • Building up an accurate cost estimates for the permanent works in an elemental and analytical format.
  • Preparing an accurate cost estimate for the indirect resources required to carry out the works in accordance with agreed programme & engineering requirements.
  • Checking labour & plant resources accumulated in the cost estimate balance with those derived from the tender programme.
  • Preparation of accurate and competitive cost estimates 
  • Preparing & presenting the commercial aspects of the tender to Directors for adjudication and approval.
  • Preparing the commercial tender for submission to the Client.
  • Managing handover to the delivery team

Candidate requirements:

  • The successful candidate will already be working as an Estimator for another Civil Engineering contractor and will have progressed their career from Site Engineer level.
  • HNC/HND or Degree Qualified in Civil Engineering
  • Able to meet strict deadlines
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Able to use analytical methods for rate build ups
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience of using  computer estimating packages
  • A current, clean driving licence is essential.