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  • £38000 to £45000 Per: annum
  • Durham, North East,
  • Permanent
Estimator/QS required for our client in Durham
The Role
  • The Estimator / QS will ensure robust, accurate and innovative
  • advice is delivered to clients to align with their needs and business objectives.
  • Key Accountabilities
  • Work Procurement (EST)
  • Monitor relevant planning authority web sites to identify work opportunities
  • Pursue opportunities to obtain tender documents
  • Completion and submission of PQQs
Pre-Contract (EST)
  • Maintain sub-contract database
  • Maintain material suppliers database
  • Assess tender documents to ensure sufficient information is available to prepare tender
  • Take off quantities
  • Prepare and issue sub-contract enquiries and assessment of quotations upon receipt
  • Prepare and issue material supply enquiries and assessment of quotations upon receipt
  • Pricing of Excavations, Concrete, Brickwork, Woodwork, Roof tiling, External Render,
  • Drainage, External works and minor landscaping (all other trades are normally subcontracted)
  • Complete tender documents for submission
  • Prepare specifications and/or Contractors proposals
  • Submit tenders and follow-up
  • Post tender negotiations
Post Contract (QS)
  • Maintain contract documentation and advise on pre-tender and post-contract matters
  • Preparation and issue of contractual letters to clients and / or sub-contractors
  • Post-contract liaison with clients
  • Post-contract liaison with the design team
  • Carry out take-offs for material procurement
  • Sub-contract negotiation and letting
  • Preparation and submission of interim valuations
  • Site measurement
  • Manage and value variations
  • Agreement and certification of sub-contractors interim valuations and final accounts
  • Preparation and submission of several works' final account
  • Agreement of final accounts
The Person
  • Commercial acumen
  • Ability to work as part of a close knit
  • management team and manage numerous
  • activities / projects simultaneously – both
  • short and long term.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and with the
  • minimum of supervision
  • Outgoing personality essential for dealing
  • directly with Clients and their design team
  • Good negotiator
  • Flexibility with regard to working across all
  • areas of the business, and hours to meet the
  • requirements of this challenging position.
  • £38,000-£45,000 negotiable depending on experience

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