Experienced and Intermediate Estimators

  • R G Carter construction
  • Cambridge, UK
  • Jun 23, 2021
Full time Construction

Job Description

R G Carter Cambridge are seeking to recruit Experienced Estimator and Intermediate Estimators to join their established team of professionals, based in their Cambridge office. The successful candidate will be dealing with a diverse range of interesting and challenging projects across multiple sectors. For this role you will need to be ambitious, self motivated and able to work both independently and within our team of like minded individuals. We can support those seeking to develop their career and would provide guidance and academic support. R G Carter is an equal opportunities employer.

  • Producing cost plans from RIBA stage 0 (elementally on historic data) to stage 3 (fully measured and rated). Ideally the ability to price from first principals.
  • Taking-off from drawings using Autodesk Design Review to produce detailed cost plans and quantity checks on the produced BQs
  • Leading the tender enquiry process
  • Allocation of elemental BQ items into works packages
  • Subcontractor comparisons & identifying scope gaps
  • Working with the supply chain to provide value engineering options
  • Pricing of site preliminaries
  • Providing information on key risks and opportunities at tender settlement
  • Using BCIS data to elementally benchmark, TPIs for inflation forecasting & rebasing with location factorisation
  • Pricing competitive tenders under the direction of the estimating director
  • Reviewing contract and other commercial data
  • Attending client meetings
  • Presenting tender information to project teams
  • Reviewing tender documents prior to pricing and completing ‘Enquiry Checklist’ to determine pricing level
  • Taking off groundwork’s packages
  • Completing ‘Risk and Opportunity’ Registers
  • Liaising with buying department to obtain material quotations
  • Pricing groundworks on Labour, Plant and Materials basis for Pre-Construction Managers review
  • Tender adjudication with Commercial Director
  • Pricing variations and additions
  • Creating material lists and obtaining and comparing quotations
  • Conducting site visits