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Demolition Estimator / QS

Due to continued expansion and growth my Kent based client they are currently recruiting for an ambitious and committed Demolition Estimator / QS to join our extremely successful and rapidly expanding Estimating department based at our head office in Dartford. This role will be working alongside an experienced estimating team and Directors, maintaining high standards which the company has already established.

This opportunity will enable the successful candidate to work closely with our experienced team becoming a valued and senior member of this Department. Initial duties will include but may not be limited to the following activities;

  • Estimating and preparing the cost of demolition / strip out / asbestos tenders using first principles
  • Develop the estimate at a level of detail appropriate to the size and complexity of the project, providing outline method statements in line with the pricing strategy along with assumptions and clarifications
  • Develop initial tender programmes in conjunction with the proposed project team
  • Identify potential cost risks and opportunities within tender submissions
  • Sourcing supplier and sub-contractor quotations
  • Lead the tender submission process, tender preparation and ultimately submit the tender in conjunction with the Bid Management Department
  • Present, discuss and review the tender proposal with the Directors prior to submission. Attendance at post tender negotiations and contract reviews
  • Liaising with clients, consultants, sub-contractors, suppliers and stakeholders
  • Post contract commercial
  • Based at our Head Office in Manchester

Experience of ‘Planswift’ estimating software although not essential would be advantageous, however presentational skills are crucial, as is the ability to be able to meet tight deadlines