We have an opportunity for a Project Estimator to join our Construction North East team in Leeds, to effectively utilise skills, experience and knowledge within a team environment to produce tenders which will win profitable work.
Key Accountabilities include:
Prepare competitive net estimates as well as attend settlements and presentations
Abstract information into subcontract & material packages
Analyse & vet subcontract tender returns
Price elements from ‘first principle’ on a labour, plant & material basis
Quantify & cost plan build costs from limited information to support initial development appraisals
Have a thorough understanding of project, scope of works and restrictions imposed by contractual requirements and site conditions
Establish opportunities/scope to maximize value.
We are looking for you to be a qualified Project Estimator with a proven track record of analytical estimating and cost planning to tight deadlines, and an in-depth knowledge of both new build residential and new build supported living sectors. You will also need to have broad knowledge of construction methods, and experience of working with estimating software and Excel.
To be successful in the role you will be self-motivated and an excellent communicator, able to work as part of a team and deliver results.
A bit about us:
Wates Group is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.
Wates Construction is a UK-wide contractor specialising in maximising value for customers in the public and private sector, with an uncompromising focus on safety and quality. We have a proven track record in all our core markets: commercial and mixed-use developments, education and student accommodation, heritage, local authority frameworks, inner-city residential, senior living, industrial and research, we’re also experts in sustainability and ensuring we create a better tomorrow.
As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.
The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero-harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us. Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).