Construction Estimator
STRONG RECRUITMENT GROUP
England, County Durham, Hartlepool
2d ago

Strong Recruitment Group are acting on behalf of a client who are a large construction company who offer lifelong luxury homes.

They are currently looking for a motivated estimator / buyer who wants to join a company that is ever expanding.

Main objectives :

  • To provide full management on housing projects from conception to completion.
  • Produce in depth land purchase exercises that consider all materials and labour costs for new opportunities
  • Monitor and report build costs periodically reporting any savings and excesses. Also update "in-flight" reports for Senior Management.
  • Key Accountabilities :

  • Ability to measure quantities from drawings
  • Undertaking measurement exercises including cut and fill, infrastructure and superstructure elements.
  • Monitor and review procurement - including placing subcontract orders and ensure they arrive on time and within budget
  • Responsible for sourcing new subcontractors, managing relationships and negotiating variations.
  • Management, valuation and certification of payments for our supply chain.
  • Inspect land opportunities and prepare detailed estimate of development costs
  • Present valuation meetings with the Senior Management and supply chain.
  • Identify and review key performance indicators with Procurement Department Manager and discuss the timely and accurate measurement and valuation of the works.
  • Production of project financial forecasts and reports.
  • Maintain or improve the company standard build cost
  • General Responsibilities :

  • must be committed to achieving a high standard of Health and Safety in all its activities and the successful applicant will be expected to contribute to maintaining such standards.
  • To take a full role in the implementation of personal development through appraisals and to participate in any identified training or development opportunities.
  • To recognise the importance of fairness and equality in the workplace, to treat everyone with dignity and respect.
  • To maintain the positive atmosphere within the company
  • Qualifications and Experience :

  • Minimum 5+ years experience and a proven track record in new build including housing.
  • Ideally degree or equivalent is desirable.
  • Experience of Microsoft and Excel IT packages.
  • Sage experience is desirable but not essential
  • Comprehensive commercial skills.
  • The salary ranges from £25,000 - £35,000k.

    If this is something you would be interested in please contact Nicole Strong Recruitment Group on 02030068406 or send your up to date cv to nicole.

    taggart strong-group.co.uk

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