One of the most recognisable regional names in the contracting market, operating for over 20 years throughout East Anglia, this modern, forward-thinking main contractor have quickly developed a reputation as one of the leading builders in the area, delivering an exciting range of complex projects across a range of business sectors. Privately owned by industry specialists with a knack for fostering lasting relationships with their clients, they currently turn over north of £20m per annum and employ over 40 direct staff, with steady growth expected throughout 2019 and into 2020.
As Estimator, you'll be responsible for taking the lead on pre-contract and tender activity across a range of exciting general building projects, with support around you from the existing estimating team. You'll have the opportunity to get stuck into a diverse range of projects, each with own challenges, covering sectors such as education, commercial space, car showrooms, new build homes and more.
Responsibilities: - Oversee all tender activity including pricing, preparation and submission. - Provide detailed breakdowns of tenders - Obtain best value sub-contract and supplier prices - Procurement of sub-contract works including documentation and compliance - Hold and attend regular tender review meeting - Effective communication with clients, suppliers, external consultants and colleagues through to senior management. - Preparing high quality bids
Qualifications & Experience:
- Construction related Degree or equivalent, ideally Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management. - A minimum of 5 years spent in a similar capacity within the construction industry, ideally with a main contractor. - You'll ideally be situated with good access to the Colchester area.
What's on Offer:
- Competitive basic to reflect your level of experience - Package inclusive of car allowance and various benefits - Fantastic opportunities to diversify your project portfolio with a respected local business - Great work / life balance - Opportunity to get involved in the company's busy social calendar
What to do next:
If you are looking for a new opportunity and this role is of interest, apply via the link below and we look forward to discussing the role in more detail with you.
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