Project Management
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Senior Estimator
Salary and benefits:
Competitive salary plus company car or car allowance, matched pension up to 7.5%, numerous retail discounts and up to 10% off new Kier homes
Location: Within 1 hours’ commute of Waterbeach, Cambridge
Business area: Buildings
Kier Construction Eastern is seeking to recruit an Estimator to be based at our Waterbeach office. The Estimator will manage the preparation of accurate and competitive cost estimates for a wide variety of projects
Key responsibilities:
  • Attend pre-construction and construction site visits.
  • Manage the production of enquiry schedules for either civil scope of works / packages from the tender documentation, drawings and specifications issued.
  • Manage the preparation of enquiry documents for either civil scope of works / packages.
  • Identify the tender deliverables required from the project designers.
  • Manage the preparation and issuing of RFI’s (Request for Information) to the Client / Architect. Evaluates and issues RFI responses to the Estimating Team.
  • Evaluate returned quotations from suppliers and where necessary enters into correspondence with suppliers to bring quotations in line with the project specification requirements.
  • Prepare a project risk register including risk cost evaluation and risk probability and arranges and chairs a project risk meeting in the presence of Estimators, Planners, Design Co-ordinators.
  • Arrange with the Chief Estimator the Tender Adjudication Settlement Meeting in the presence of Estimators, Planners and Director(s).
  • Arrange a Tender Handover meeting in the presence of Estimators and projects team. Prepares commercial documents for tender handover to projects team.
  • Lead Tender Adjudication and Presentation to Director and Senior Manager.

Skills and experience required:

  • HNC/HNC/Degree related to the business division.
  • Demonstration of knowledge and practical application of planning and construction activities.
  • Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft packages, including Microsoft Project.


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