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REF: JO0000038760

Estimator

£50,000.00 - £60,000.00 per annum (Permanent)

Braintree, Essex

About the Company

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Estimator to work for a high-end residential builder, who specialise in barn conversions and restorations of period homes. This builder is unique in what they do, delivering bespoke and custom homes to a very high quality. Due to continuous growth they are looking for an experienced Estimator to join their family run business.

About the Role

As an Estimator you will be responsible for the following:

* Produce accurate take-off's from plans
* Understanding drawings and contracts
* Preparing bills of quantities
* Understanding methods of procurement
* Providing a detailed and accurate schedule of rates
* Developing detailed specifications during the tender process
* Calculating interim valuations
* Check and acknowledge bid documents and amendments
* Abstract information into subcontract and material packages
* Develop a full set of BOQ's based both on Sub Contract tender returns and/or own measures with rates applied
* Review and ascertain costs associated with logistics, time frame etc
* Complete Form of Tender and tender letter with any qualification and complete contract sum Analysis/Schedule if necessary

About You

To be considered for this role

* You will have a strong commercial awareness
* Have at least 3 years experience in a similar role
* A strong attention to detail is essential
* Highly numerate, with the ability to build Bill of Quantities (BOQ's) quickly and accurately
* You will have gained your estimating experience with a residential developer
* A BTEC in Building Studies, Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent

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