Estimator

ESTIMATOR/ QS

Job Role.

The position will involve all aspects of estimating and financial planning to ensure that all projects are delivered on time and within budget. The role may include liaising with Architects, Clients and Contractors and attending site meetings. You will be reporting to the Contracts Director. You will be responsible for the estimating, financial planning, forecasting and monitoring of the project expenditure, working closely with the project delivery team. You will also be responsible for Health and Safety issues and risk management documentation to minimise risks. You would be required to establish and maintain good relationships with existing suppliers as well as finding new ones and

encourage them to meet our programme requirements.

You will also need to have to ability to resolve conflicts with Customer or suppliers should problems arise.

You will need to ensure that adequate resources are available at all times to achieve the objectives.

 

Essential Skills and Qualifications – the Candidate must have:

A proven working experience as an Estimator in the Construction Industry sector, and preferably in the façade supply sector

Extensive experience of being responsible for the financial planning, forecasting, and monitoring of the project expenditure.

Solid experience of general building techniques and façade systems.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Solid Organization skills, including accuracy, attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.

Good Excel, numeracy and Computer skills.

The ability to get the best out of people and projects they oversee.

The ability to develop a detailed project plan with objectives and deadlines to track progress.

Preferred skills – It would be an advantage for the Candidate to also have:

Ability to use CAD software would be beneficial, but is not essential.

Detailed Knowledge of UK Building Regulations and British standards

Knowledge or experience in dealing with web based drawing platforms.

 

Personal Attributes

Methodical and calm and yet very positive.

Self-motivated to meet deadlines with the ability to fit in and work constructively within a team environment.

 

Summary

Whilst the job role is principally as detailed above, most of the Projects that the company are involved in, are totally

bespoke in nature.

Our client is therefore looking for someone who is analytical but creative, a quick learner who is willing to go the extra mile in order to achieve the best results possible.

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