Assistant Estimator

Sector: Construction
Region: East Anglia
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: 16/02/2018
End Date: 18/03/2018

Exceptional opportunity in Portsmouth for an Assistant 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 Assistant Estimator to join our business development team based in Portsmouth.
The Role
The Assistant Estimator will work with the current Estimators within the Business Development team working on tenders for new construction and refurbishment projects business. They will have the opportunity to be involved in every aspect of the bidding, pricing and pre-construction process as well as supporting operational contracts once on -site.
Role Responsibilities
* Supporting the estimating team will managing invitations to tender / requests for quotations received from clients
* Print, collate, prepare and review tender documentation and drawings issued by customers
* Support estimators to complete take offs from tender documents, site surveys and drawings to produce detailed bills of quantities
* Identify suitable subcontractors and send out pricing enquiries
* Assist in the compilation of quotations from subcontractors & suppliers
* Support the operations team and internal safety team to develop the construction method for project including construction programme, site set-up and logistics, temporary works registers and method statements
* Support with bid team to ensure that tenders are submitted in a timely fashion and to a high standard of presentation.
* Any other general business support activity as required

Our ideal candidate

As our ideal Apprentice Estimator / Surveyor, you will have:
* Working towards relevant MSc/HND/HNC in Construction or Surveying
* Proven relevant experience
* Strong IT skills and ability to learn computer based estimating system
* Positive attitude and willingness to be 'hands on'

This is the perfect opportunity for enthusiastic and hard-working Estimator to join an expanding local company with a commitment to investing in and developing their staff. If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please click APPLY below to register your interest.
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