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Estimator / Quantity Surveyor

Over £50,000
role type
Stockport, Greater Manchester
job posted
April 3, 2024

Our client is a household name in the fit out industry and have an extremely low turnover of staff. You should be an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual and have a proven track record within the fit out industry. Job description You will work with the contracting team to ensure provision of an efficient and reliable Quantity Surveying and Estimating service your role will include:

* Pre-tender & tender stage

* Costing of projects - office / retail refurbishments and installations

* Meeting with clients to conduct site surveys for estimations.

* Providing information to measure the financial and physical performance of projects against targets.

* Ensuring best utilisation of resources to maximise profitability of projects and contracts.

* Development of client/PQS relationships to identify future sources of work.

* Involved in the consideration of the viability of potential projects by costing drawings, specifications.

* Undertaking take offs/developing schedules of works from drawings, specifications, and client briefings.

* Working with designers (both internal and external) and Project Managers to ensure coordination of bids.

* Obtaining subcontractor quotations andamp; agreeing schedule of rates.

* Preparation of tender returns and estimates for bids.

* Assistance with development of programmes and ensuring preliminaries and overheads are covered in tender returns.

* Production of fully costed Redbridge job schedules for issue to clients showing full nett costs/overhead and profit working off design drawings.

* On site stage  

* Identifying, quantifying and notifying all project variations.

* Providing relevant information for preparation of report / claims to agreed timescales

* Attendance at progress meetings to review variations/changes to contract specification/design.

* General  

* Maintaining and developing a subcontractor database.

* Working with Projects Director and Interior Designer on Schemes from Inception through to Completion.

* Other responsibilities as may reasonably be required.

Attributes - Essential

* Full UK Driving Licence

* Professional and articulate

* Previous fit out experience

Attributes - Desirable

* RICS Qualified (or currently working towards it)

* Trade background

* Stockport/South Manchester based

How To Apply

If you're interested in this role please send us an email with your CV and a member of the team will be in touch right away.

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