Estimator

Ref: BV-EST-PORTS
Sector: Construction
Region: South East
Job Type: Temporary
Start Date: 21/09/2017
End Date: 21/10/2017

Exceptional opportunity in Portsmouth for an Estimator to join a truly different and unique organisation
Your new company
Mountjoy is a company on an exciting journey that will see it organically double in size over the next 5 years. You will join a company that has embarked on a journey that has already delivered success with incremental contract wins. Mountjoy is focused on delivering exceptional service to its clients and customers across the south coast of England. The identity, cultural fit and value alignment will be key to your success, as the company ethos of "integrity built in" defines the entire operations.

Due to continued success and growth, we are now looking to recruit an experienced Estimator to join our business development team based in Portsmouth.
Role Responsibilities
Reporting in to the Business Development Director, the successful Estimator will have responsibility for preparing detailed financial estimates for projects ranging in value from a few hundred thousand up to £5m.
* Review tender and quotation enquiries received from clients and evaluate them to maximise the overall opportunity for the company including highlighting any risk.
* Be proficient in the use of the company's estimating software system
* Undertake take-offs from tender documents, site surveys and drawings in order to generate detailed bills of quantities
* Obtain competitive quotations from subcontractors & suppliers to prepare detailed financial estimates.
* Prepare and finalise tender reports for adjudication by the Board of Directors in accordance with Mountjoy processes
* Collaborate with the operations team to agree the construction method for the project including the programme, site set-up and logistics, temporary works registers and method statements
* Co-operate with the Business Development team to ensure that tenders are submitted in a timely fashion and to a high standard of presentation.
* Carry out post-tender negotiations and finalise potential orders with clients.
* On successful bids, attend a meeting with the Contract Manager and present handover packs with appropriate documentation (including a full financial break down)
* Assist the Business Development team with potential enquiries.

Our ideal candidate
As our ideal Estimator, you will have a proven track record in the preparation of competitive quotations for construction projects with a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail and detailed working knowledge of estimating software. You will also require:
* HNC or Degree Qualified in a relevant discipline
* MCIOB or MRICS desirable

If you feel you have the skills and experience to excel in the role of Estimator, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest!
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