Estimator

April 15, 2024
Urgent

Job Description

We are partnered with a bespoke residential developer committed to bringing exceptional living spaces to the Scottish residential market. With a dedication to craftsmanship and innovative design, They are passionate about creating homes that exceed expectations and enrich lives.

They are seeking a talented Construction Estimator to join them. As a key member of the construction division, you will play a crucial role in accurately assessing project costs, ensuring the viability of developments, and contributing to their successful delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough cost analysis and estimation for construction projects, including materials, labour, and overhead expenses.
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, and project managers to develop comprehensive project budgets and timelines.
  • Review project specifications and drawings to identify potential cost-saving opportunities and value engineering solutions.
  • Prepare detailed quantity take-offs and cost estimates using industry-standard software and methodologies.
  • Liaise with subcontractors and suppliers to solicit competitive bids and negotiate favourable pricing agreements.
  • Monitor project budgets throughout the construction phase, identifying and addressing any discrepancies or variances.
  • Provide regular reports and updates to senior management regarding project cost projections and financial performance.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, market conditions, and regulatory requirements affecting construction costs.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, or related field preferred but not essential.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in construction estimation, preferably in residential or main contracting sectors.
  • Proficiency in construction estimating software
  • Strong analytical skills with a keen attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of construction industry, regulations, and construction practices in Scotland.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing project requirements and priorities.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunities for career growth and professional development.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plans, and vacation allowances.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment with a focus on employee well-being and work-life balance.

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