Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Solihull
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-11-24
Contact Name: Harry Condon
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 days ago

Job Description

Kenton Black have a great opportunity to join a well-known, respected and financially strong residential developer as a Senior Estimator with a competitive salary and package. Its Midlands commercial team is integral to the successful delivery of every development within the region.
• Source subcontractors and suppliers capable of carrying the works specific to the project, size, complexity, and location.
• Attend tender design review meetings in order to ensure the bid team achieve the most economically advantageous bid.
• Price draft preliminaries where required in line with the tender programme and the assigned project manager for the tender.
• Take off quantities to create Bills of Quantities
• Experience of using Conquest is essential
• Price the measured Bills of Quantities for the scheme
• Present the financial elements for the tender Adjudication meeting
• Value engineering - provide advice and costs associated with value engineering proposals for the scheme
• Provide input in post tender queries/negotiations
• Assessing build costs.
• Experience of two stage tenders and negotiated schemes
• Strong commitment to achieving deadlines
• Liaise with the Development Department over current and future development opportunities.
Desirable qualities
• Member of Professional Body CIOB/RIBA/RICS
• Work placements / Trainee roles in construction companies in the UK
• A strong understanding of the work being completed within the Pre-construction and Estimating departments
Please apply for more information or contact Harry Condon at Kenton Black