DDS Contracting (a division of the DDS Group of companies) is currently recruiting for an Estimator with groundworks and civils experience.
- Competitive salary and associated package commensurate with relevant experience
- Opportunity to come on board as the division grows and have an influence in the ongoing development of the business
- Opportunity to develop the estimating role and ultimately head up the pre-construction department as the business expands, reporting directly to the principal of the division.
- Diverse range of enquiries ranging from highly respected external clients as well as interesting and complex large scale Group developments.
- Located at our newly refurbished offices near Margate.
- Working as part of a small and highly motivated team of industry professionals.
- Minimum 5 years estimating experience (Groundworks knowledge essential)
- Causeway estimating software experience preferred but training will also be provided
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Receive and appraise new enquiries for suitability
- Review risk and opportunities for team discussion
- Prepare and obtain subcontract and material prices, evaluate, compare and incorporate
- Manage the enquiry process from receipt to submission and relevant post tender queries
- Build up tender rates from first principles having confidence in outputs and allowances
- Proactive and outgoing approach to value engineering options
- Communicating effectively with all external and internal interfaces
- Working with the operations team to develop project specific preliminaries costs
- Lead tender adjudication meetings
- Develop and chair tender handover meetings
- Process billed enquiries or prepare accurate measures from specifications and drawings
- Be confident in attending post tender client presentations supported by the operations team
- Outgoing, confident and professional
- Logical and analytical approach to problem solving
Attractive salary package dependent on experience.
To apply please email your CV and a covering letter to John Read – email@example.com