Vital Info

  • Derbyshire
  • Permanent
  • £30000 - £50000 per annum + depending on experience
  • ASAP

Contracts Manager - Civil Engineering

Office Location: Derby

Site Locations: East Midlands

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Our client a civil engineering contractor who are currently based in the West Midlands have an exciting opportunity for a Estimator to work out of their newly secured office based within close proximity to Derby City Centre. They are looking for a Estimator who has a background of working within the Residential/Housing/Infrastructure sectors.

They have many live sites around the East Midlands (Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Newark, Mansfield, Lincoln and Claycross) with a project portfolio focused on housing and major infrastructure. They undertake contracts ranging from £500k - £30m, the annual turnover for this area is 25/30 million.

Responsibilities include:

  • Estimating civil engineering projects from first principles
  • Understand the project/program and its requirements
  • Determine key variables for cost and other estimates
  • Gather first-hand information from sites Conduct research to obtain data on labour costs, materials and plant
  • Forecasting and budgeting
  • Obtain and review offers and quotes by subcontractors
  • Perform risk analysis on all projects
  • Create and submit estimate reports to whoever necessary project managers, clients, bidding competitions etc.
  • Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers etc.)
  • Provide consultation on planning

Ideal Candidate

  • Estimating experience essential - working on civil engineering projects estimating from first principles
  • Civil engineering background would be ideal but not essential
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities
  • You must be thorough and reliable
  • Ideally - BSc/BA Hons in Quantity Surveying, Engineering, Commercial management or Construction

Linsco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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