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Estimator New Build Housing

£53000 - £58000 per annum + + Package
Apply2020-03-02 15:47:212020-10-26Eden Brown Built Environment

Estimator New Build Housing

Date posted: March 2, 2020
£53000 - £58000 per annum + + Package
Oxfordshire, England
Job description

Eden Brown have partnered with a leading 5* House Builder operating on a national level with schemes ranging in size and scale. With a reputation for delivering quality based housing schemes with a mixture of house types. With over 40 years within the industry the business demonstrates a truly sustainable business model with people at its heart whether those be the people within their business or the end house buyers themselves.

An opportunity to join their Estimating team has now become available as an experienced Estimator is required due to planned schemes and strategic growth within the Oxfordshire area. With a 21st century mindset the company offers flexibility in its working hours and has a real team based culture.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience within a New Build residential contractor or a House Building company. This is an ideal position for an experienced Estimator who has a number of years experience and is looking to make their next career step, although someone with less experience will also be considered.

As an Estimator you will have experience of:

* Source subcontractors and suppliers capable of carrying the works specific to the project, size, complexity, and location.

* Attend tender design review meetings in order to ensure the bid team achieve the most economically advantageous bid.

* Price draft preliminaries where required in line with the tender programme and the assigned project manager for the tender.

* Take off quantities to create Bills of Quantities

* Experience of using Conquest is essential

* Price the measured Bills of Quantities for the scheme

* Present the financial elements for the tender Adjudication meeting

* Value engineering - provide advice and costs associated with value engineering proposals for the scheme

* Provide input in post tender queries/negotiations

* Assessing build costs.

* Experience of two stage tenders and negotiated schemes

* Strong commitment to achieving deadlines

* Liaise with the Development Department over current and future development opportunities.

Our client realises it is a very candidate short market and as a result has produced a generous package and a great working environment to entice the best people from within the industry.

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: DAJEST2020_1583164041

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