Humres Technical Recruitment Limited

Estimator Timber

Location: Bristol

Type: Permanent

Salary: £20,000 to 34,999.95 Per Year

Posted on: 03/03/2024

About the Client:

A leading company specializing in the design & manufacture of Timber Frame buildings and Trussed Rafters

About the Role:

The Estimator will:

  • Price, design & build tenders from first principles by measurement and application of unit rates
  • Obtain Sub-Contractor quotations for key work packages, undertake a comprehensive review of quotations received and incorporate the most commercially suitable quotation within the tender to understand the whole tender requirements under different forms of Design & Build Contracts with the key objective of considering commercial risks and mitigation solutions.
  • Present tender submissions to senior management for pre-submission appraisal, advising on commercial risk and commercial opportunity.
  • Ensure tenders are submitted on time to a high quality and within profitability guidelines
  • Liaise with and manage all other departments required to support tender submissions, to ensure all supporting information is provided in a timely manner
  • Be the point of contact to receive and respond to contract overspends in conjunction with the relevant project
  • Attend internal and external meetings to support the delivery of projects in line with budget and programme requirements.
  • Provide commercial support and assistance in valuing variations
  • Undertake any other duties as requested in the support of the estimating department and function.

About the Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.
  • Proven experience in construction estimating, preferably in timber engineering.
  • Proficiency in estimating software and strong mathematical skills.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of construction contracts and procurement processes