Estimator - Construction Background

Three Way Solutions
From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Negotiable dependent on experience
21 Sep 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Estimator to join our clients growing property development division, as they are looking to expand their management team. Current projects range from £1,000,000 - £9,000,000. These are both refurbishment and new build properties including student accommodation. On occasion they also build residential properties speculatively for their own open market sales. The position will require early involvement in projects, an active participation in the design development phase with a focus on achieving best value through continuous review of the cost plan and involvement in the estimate through to financial close. You will be based in Halifax predominantly although some travel will be required to various sites. As such all applicants will have to have an element of flexibility when it comes to travel in order to meet both the clients and customers needs. Key tasks & Activities: Ability to carry out detailed pricing for competitive tenders and negotiated projects using a variety of procurement roles. Ability to prepare elemental cost plans and be familiar with bench marking techniques and market testing. Ability to work closely with project managers and designers. Provide advice to the design and construction team on alternative design considerations. Experience of managing risk and opportunity schedules. Essential Criteria: Robust commercial acumen and an experienced, logical approach to cost planning and estimating. Experience in a similar arena working for major contracting organisations in the UK. Team player with excellent communication skills. If you feel that you have the relevant experience to be successful in this position and would like to find out more, please contact Citrus Technical today and speak to your dedicated Technical consultant, Emma Davison. This job was originally posted as