Senior Building Estimator

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Salary: 50000-60000
Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 02 November 2016
Job ref. no.: 3134

James Gray are actively recruiting for a Senior Building Estimator on behalf of one of our key clients who are an established main contractor in the construction sector.

Our client

  • Our client is a leading international business operating primarily in major construction schemes, with over 100 years’ experience in delivering complex and distinguished projects.
  • By financing, designing and developing a wide variety of ventures, our client operates with a high level of technical expertise to ensure successful conclusions across the full infrastructure life cycle.
  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-known main contractor in Scotland and get exposure to prestigious and high-value projects.

What you’ll be doing

  • The successful Senior Building Estimator will be based in Edinburgh to cover sites across Scotland. 
  • You will lead the bid process for tenders, including directing the estimating team, managing the workload and allocating estimating resources within the bid teams.
  • The Senior Building Estimator will also carry out and attend period Tender Health Checks and ensure that cost planning and estimating are accurate.

What you’ll need to be successful

  • The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience in managing the estimating process for projects with good practical knowledge of pricing and quantification methods.
  • A sound understanding of BIM models, the principles of Lean Construction and 5D cost planning are desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required, as the ideal candidate will lead a team and form relationships with partners under time pressure.
  • Proficiency in IT, MS Office and Estimating Systems is essential.

What your benefits will be

  • Salary of £50,000-£60,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Excellent package and benefits

What you need to do next

Please hit the APPLY NOW button to send your CV to Chris Selby at James Gray Recruitment.

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