Estimator

Full Time

This position would involve the daily takeoffs of plans and estimating construction costs for projects.

  • Interpret drawings and complete scope of works required to complete the construction works for the build project
  • Carry out site inspections as required in order to interpret plans properly
  • Send out contractor packages for pricing
  • Speak with contractors to ensure they understand the complete scope of works to be priced
  • Complete build quotations in stated timeframes
  • Prepare Bill of Quantities for review by director
  • Obtain and collate all contractor pricing and compare against allowances
  • Negotiate with contractors for best possible pricing
  • Find and present suitable contractors for tender process based on best pricing and quality
  • Prepare, liaise, evaluate and deliver detailed quotes for project tenders
  • A strong understanding of the estimating process from start to completion
  • Provide tender costs to match client required tender breakdowns
  • Analysing of drawings and specifications including creation of take offs
  • Provide and maintain unit pricing and database for material and labour costings
  • Provide detailed cost breakdowns for procurement of successful tenders
  • Understand contractual terms and conditions of successful tenders
  • Understand and respond to the requirements of variation costings to support Contract Management teams
  • Strong knowledge and experience of all Microsoft Software highly regarded ensuring all documentation relating to the project is provided to the Site Manager and Team
  • Knowledge of estimating software packages highly regarded

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