junior estimator in newport

06 September 2017
nick davis, randstad cpe
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newport, wales
construction & property
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nick davis, randstad cpe
01454 610000
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Junior Estimator

Are you looking to work as part of a major construction player within the UK? Looking to advance where you are today? Looking to progress through the ranks? Working with some down to earth colleagues? Who says you can't enjoy where you work?

An exciting opportunity has opened up in Newport


* Competitive Salary
* Laptop
* Good working environment
* Temp to Perm option if wanted
* Work on some very large projects
* Quick interview process
* Ability to progress through the company
* Previous employees have stayed there for a considerable length of time


* Preparing of estimates for all types of mechanical, electrical and maintenance works
* Analysis of engineering drawings
* Prepare clear accurate tenders against client's requirements
* Assessment of different options and solutions, responsible for reviewing data such as analysis reports, purchase orders and subcontracts to ensure that the most cost effective decisions are made
* Material take-offs
* Carry out analysis of received tender documents under direction of senior staff
* Dealing with tender related queries
* Work with Site team to help resolve any issues
* Generating costing reports
* Obtaining quotations and ordering materials
* Attending and taking minutes in progress meetings with QS & Management teams
* Producing written communication for staff, suppliers and customers
* Other Adhoc QS/Estimating Duties

About yourself

The ideal candidate will have past experience and will match with the following;

* A relevant construction or quantity surveying qualification
* Experience working in the construction industry
* Good computer skills - in particular, Microsoft Word and Excel.
* Some experience of an estimating software system and Microsoft Project.
* Excellent attention to detail
* The ability to work as part of a small team
* Proven mathematics skills
* Great time keeping
* Work well under pressure
* Excellent team player


* Ideally has experience with RC
* Has 4 -5 Years experience within the field
* HND degree or equivalent in Construction

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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