Nov 07, 2023

Senior Estimator

£50,000 - £65,000 yearly
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  • Washington, Sunderland

Job Description

ESTIMATING ROLE - NORTH EAST - RESIDENTIAL🌟🌟🌟 My Client, a Five-star house builder is looking for a Senior Estimator / Estimator to join their Washington office. Principle Accountabilities: • Gain specialist quotations such as demolition / asbestos removal to remove the risk from land viabilities • Prepare initial viabilities for all land bids for sign off by Commercial / Technical Director • Where full viabilities are required, they are to comply with the provisions set out within the Group Guidelines on Viabilities, Budgets and Valuations • Liaise with Land Department over current and future development opportunities and attending Land Review Meetings • Maintain records of current and historic costings, ensuring that live data is accurately fed back into the process • Prepare cost estimates for housing association sites including preparation of contractors’ proposals and administration and agreement of contract documentation • Assist the Commercial team with the preparation of pre-budget costs for sites • Assist with review of Site Budget and Analysis of Variance reports that are required for issue of site budgets in accordance with Group Guidelines on Viabilities, Budgets and Valuations • Collate and submit statistical analysis as required • Provide guidance to the commercial teams as required at handover stage of project Person Specification: • Liaise with other departments as required • Assist Commercial/Technical Director with the running of Employers Agents where main contractors are utilised to construct developments under a Design and Build contract • Represent my client professionally in both personal appearance and conduct • Mentor, manage and motivate junior team members Person Specification • Experience working as an Estimator / Senior Quantity, estimating proposed costs / costs to complete • Good knowledge of cost control systems and valuation reporting • Experience of managing Housing Association contracts • Knowledge of building regulations and NHBC standards Qualifications and training • Qualified as a Quantity Surveyor with a related degree or HNC/HND in a built environment subject with relevant experience Skills and aptitude: • Strong communication, listening, presentation and negotiating skills • Excellent attention to detail • Methodical, conscientious, organised and works to deliver high standards • Ability to recognise problems and deal with them in a speedy and effective manner • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team • Ability to lead, manage and motivate team members • Ability to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment • Ability to problem solve and delegate effectively where necessary • IT literate and the ability to adapt to new systems within the technical environment • Committed to diversity and inclusion If you are interested, please contact uplaiod your CV

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