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Senior Estimator (Exclusive Role) - Use This One!

Job Title: Senior Estimator (Exclusive Role) - Use This One!
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Home based with travel to offices as required
Salary: 60000 - 75000
REF: DW - Estimator
Contact Name: David Widdison - Call me on my mobile 07375046586 or email
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Senior Estimator - Passive Fire Protection / Social Housing 
Up to £75K + Benefits (Car Allowance or Car + Bonus)  
Home and Office Based 

Tier One Main Contractor

We are looking for a Senior Estimator with experience of pricing winning Passive Fire Protection tenders including FRA (Fire Risk Assessment Works - Fire Doors & Fire Stopping) for end user clients: Housing associations, local councils and RSL’s, both domestic and public buildings. 

This is a very niche role and the candidate must have experience of pricing Fire Doors / Fire Inpection contracts as a Tier One Main Contractor, with knowlege of price build ups using schedule of rates including knowlege of prelim costs. 

Estimator Responsibilities:

  • Undertake the preparation of tenders/bids/budget proposals allocated by the Tendering Manager / Estimating Director for presentation to the relevant directors for final settlement.
  • Provide all information necessary for inclusion within the written bid submission.
  • Liaise with subcontractors/suppliers to obtain competitive/accurate quotations for specialist elements of the works.
  • Visit prospective projects to verify information contained within clients contract documentation and obtain any further information required to produce the tender.
  • Liaise with the Programme Manager to ensure all necessary information is provided for the production of the final tender programme.
  • Attend pre-contract handover meetings, all necessary bid meetings and client meetings as requested throughout the tender process.

Estimator Experience:

  • You will have a proven track record of producing the commercial pricing for £multi million bid submissions working within Passive Fire Protection including Fire Risk Assessment projects.  
  • Understanding of various forms of Procurement Process – including framework bids. 
  • Knowledge of system estimating software
  • Highlighting tender risk & opportunities – Practical, Commercial & Contractual
  • Preparation of notes and clarifications for tender submissions
  • Demonstrate ability in the pricing of tender Preliminaries
  • Ability to resource the tender through in-depth experience of Supply Chain capacity
  • Stable career history