About The Opportunity

Work within a dynamic and expanding team and Company, compiling estimates for a range of civil engineering projects and sectors across the UK (£1m to £30m). How many people can say they were involved in prestigious projects such as the V&A Museum, Aberdeen Conference Centre, Ferrybridge (EfW), Macallan Distillery, Woodsmith Mine and the University of Glasgow...? You could! 

About You

*    Preferably degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering.
*    Experienced in working to standard methods of measurement particularly SMM7, with knowledge of NRM2
*    Experienced in varying types of projects including: bulk earthworks, groundworks, substructure concrete, paving, roadworks, drainage, RC Frames and demolition.
*    Experienced within a ‘contractor’ environment
*    Proven technical experience within a civil engineering and/or building organisation.
*    Sound commercial acumen
*    A confident communicator with all members of staff. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, clients, and suppliers.
*    Excellent organisational skills and ability to adhere to strict deadlines on a daily & weekly basis.
*    Estimating software experience.
*    Microsoft office proficient.
*    Electronic measuring experience, preferably CADMeasure. 

Unique Benefits

*    37.5 hour week. Monday - Thusrday, 09.00am to 5.30pm (1 hour lunch). Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm (½ hour lunch). 
*    26 days holiday per annum (*Plus Bank Holidays) 
*    Competitive benefits package 
*    Company car / Car allowance

About Us

The Role:  

Based from our brand new office in central Glasgow, this is an excellent opportunity to progress your career, working alongside a longstanding and experienced team of people who have also progressed within Careys. You don’t need to have worked as an Estimator previously- this role could also suit someone looking to move away from a site-based role as Senior/Project Engineer or Project Manager.

Responsibilities include;

*    Preparation and subsequent negotiation of tenders. 

*    Produce Bills Of Quantities and prepare rates for items within it from first principles, using technical knowledge and experience. 

*    Make judgement/assessments in relation to budget costs from limited information. 

*    Produce tender reports in preparation for tender adjudication. 

*    Attend pre & post contract interviews, client meetings etc. 

*    Assist the Bid Team to successfully submit bid proposals for each tender contract. 

*    Proficient in pre-contract measurement skills. 

*    Measuring & ‘Taking-Off’ quantities, taking measurements from drawings. 

*    Sourcing pre-project information and supporting supplier / sub-contractor quotations, agreements & enquiries. 

*    Examine contract obligations.

How To Apply

Apply now, by following the link below or get in contact with Emma Woodall, Recruitment Partner, for further information emma.woodall@careysplc.co.uk or 077 100 85862.


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