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Position: Not Specified
Salary: Competitive
Date Posted: 12 September 2017
Job Type: Permanent
Duties / Responsibilities / Accountabilities / Deliverables:
We are currently recruiting for a Trainee Building Construction Estimator to be based in London.
 
Working hours: 8.30am - 5.30pm
 
Job Purpose:

To progress by following a structured development plan from an assistant or trainee to a fully competent building construction estimator preparing estimates and proposals with the objective securing new orders from existing and new clients.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Read and understand the client requests / documentation understand the project/program and its requirements
  • Attend site visits as required across the UK as part of the bid process.
  • Prepare material take off from drawings and specification.
  • Labour loading of installation tasks.
  • Obtaining specialist subcontractor and material costs.
  • Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers etc.)
  • Obtain and review offers and quotes by subcontractors or vendors
  • Use of EMCOR Estimating package / PMF system to verify validity of bids.
  • Provide information and prepare and compilation of estimates and proposal submissions
  • Assist in the production of correspondence and documentation.
  • Identification of a broad range of cost saving initiatives in line with contractual obligations.
  • Update Pipeline Reporting System and to contribute, to the generation of Bid Management information reports.
  • Progressing submitted tenders.
  • Attend Divisional Bid Meetings.
  • To have industry knowledge to keep abreast of competitors methodologies and industry developments.
  • Proactive approach to the continuous improvement in communications, management procedures and systems to maximise profitability and improve operational efficiencies.
  • Interactions with client organisations as required, providing meaningful reports and proactive data and information.
  • Other duties as directed by the Bid Manager.

Person Specification:
Qualifications and Experience: 
  • Educated to BTEC level preferably trade related.
  • Experience within the BUILDING SERVICES Industry.
  • Good IT Skills to include Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Benefits:
  •  25 days annual leave
  • Family friendly benefits
  • Car or Car allowance
 
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