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Hays Building
Cambridgeshire, Soham
Closing date
17 Jan 2022

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Job position
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
QS / Cost consultant
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Job Details

Estimator - Construction - Negotiable

Your new company
Regional contractors with over 20 years experience working on a range of projects including property development and extensions, restorations, fit out and property maintenance, with projects across Cambridgeshire and surrounding Counties.

Your new role
Due to continued growth and a growing order book they are now looking to take on and Estimator.

Main duties of the role include:

  • Overseeing projects to ensure costs remain in line with forecasts.
  • Compiling bids for work.
  • Calculating the cost of materials, transport, labour and equipment hire.
  • Obtaining quotes for all predicted requirements from sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Collating detailed price lists of everything needed on each construction project.
  • Clarifying the client's needs and expectations.
  • Reading plans and taking measurements
  • making use of relevant computer software such as excel, word and Autodesk DWG.
  • Assessing and adhering to all risk assessments and health and safety requirements.
  • Keeping up to date with inflation, exchange rates and projected timescale costs.
  • Making visits to proposed construction sites.
  • Liaising with others including construction managers, planners and design teams.
  • Presenting bids to clients and answering their questions.
  • Completing work quality submissions.
  • Preparing and submitting quotations for work.

What you'll need to succeed
Previous experience working in a similar role especially in commercial and residential sector

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Company Profile

Hays Construction and Property consultants have unparalleled recruiting expertise and an in-depth knowledge of the UK jobs market.

We are fully committed to finding job seekers the right job for the right reason. We place building specialists into every kind of position, including building, construction, architectural, project management, surveying and engineering jobs.

Our expert consultants offer a personalised recruitment service and will give you careers advice to ensure that you achieve your work ambitions.

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