Assistant Estimator

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Assistant Estimator Role Profile

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyse clients BOQs and technical specifications
  • Assist Senior estimator in the successful operation of the estimating process
  • Take, log all enquiries
  • Extract information from tender drawings including taking off quantities both manually and using IT software
  • Compiling bills of quantities
  • Collate quotations to calculate materials, equipment and labour costs
  • Liaising with clients, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Utilise several computing packages and online tendering portals
  • Preparing and submitting compliant tenders to meet required deadlines
  • Liaise with other departments to assist in the handover of projects
  • Following up on tender/quote submissions, monitoring and updating the tender index

Key Skills Required

  • A high level of IT proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • An understanding of construction/horticultural is preferable
  • Ability to work to a high standard of accuracy
  • Able to demonstrate professional communication skills at all levels
  • Strong organisational skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines

The successful candidate will receive a competitive package including company phone and laptop/computer and necessary training to ensure constant career progression.

If you are interested in this role please contact kevin.mcleod@scotscape.co.uk

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