Estimator

Eden Scott

Estimator

Salary Not Specified

Eden Scott, Dunfermline, Fife

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 4 days ago, 8 Jul | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: ESD

Full Job Description

Eden Scott are working with a contractor who are headquartered in Fife but operate and have offices throughout the UK and Europe, they are looking to recruit an Estimator into their close-knit estimating team based in the Fife HQ.

Supported by the Estimating Manager, this position involves calculating construction cost estimates for main contractor and joinery packages, with project values ranging from 100k to 15 million across various sectors, including hospitality, leisure, retail, and education.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Estimating the total costs for materials, equipment, utilities, and labour required for construction projects
  • Developing precise Schedule of Works from drawings and specifications
  • Creating estimates for project planning, organisation, and scheduling from first principles
  • Preparing estimates to achieve project objectives
  • Ensuring submission of necessary documents and budgets before bid deadlines.
  • Providing regular updates to management and clients on project status
  • Developing contingency plans and managing risks that could affect cost and time estimates.

This role is within a forward-thinking, supportive, and dynamic organisation committed to employee development, work-life balance and community engagement. They value their employees' contributions and invest in their futures.

The successful candidate will possess strong communication skills and meticulous attention to detail. The ability to negotiate effectively with various professionals, and produce precise time and cost estimates. A relevant qualification, preferably a degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or an equivalent field, and experience as an estimator in the construction industry.

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