An established civil engineering, groundworks and landscaping contractor, also undertaking a small amount of general building work, this privately owned SME has delivered a wide, varied portfolio across Suffolk & Cambridgeshire from the base on the border, with a reputation for delivering quality, timely work on projects up to circa £5m in value over the last two decades.
As QS / Estimator, you'll be responsible for taking the lead on pre-contract and tender activity across a range of exciting civils and groundwork projects, pursuing these through to completion while overseeing all aspects of financial management of the works. You'll have the opportunity to get stuck into a diverse range of projects, each with own challenges, covering things such as residential infrastructure, roads, landscaping and site remediation, also tackling a number of small general building schemes putting up new homes.
- Oversee all tender activity including pricing, preparation and submissions - Provide detailed breakdowns of tenders - Obtain best value sub-contract and supplier prices - Preparing detailed breakdown of build costs for each stage of work - Compiling sub-contract orders, and their subsequent issuing to contractors - Carry out cost and value reconciliation on all items - Oversee spend on in-house and sub-contract labour, and material procurement - Prepare Cost Value Comparison (Profit & Loss) notes
Qualifications & Experience:
- Construction related Degree or equivalent, ideally Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management, is preferred but experience sought after more highly. - A minimum of 2-5 years spent in a similar capacity within the civil engineering and groundworks sector. - You'll ideally be situated locally to the Newmarket area.
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. If this role is not for you but you are interested in hearing of different opportunities, we'd still be keen to hear from you, so please get in touch on the number provided.
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