Estimator

Salary: 
Competitive + benefits
Closing date: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 11:00
Employer: 
Kier Utilities
Type: 
Permanent

Position – Estimator


Location – Within 1 hour commute of Reading


Salary and benefits - Competitive salary plus company matched pension and two share options, plus numerous retails rewards and up to 10% off new Kier homes.


The opportunity: Kier Construction Central is looking to recruit an Estimator to join the team in Newbury. The successful post-holder will be responsible for providing first class estimating services maximising the ability of Kier Services, to secure new business opportunities in line with the Business Plan objectives.


Key Responsibilities:
* Manage all aspects of quoted works process in order to maximise revenue and operating profit
* Estimate the costs of projects in order to meet or exceed the client’s requirements
* Determine contractual, financial, technical and operational risks and to find opportunities to minimise risk and maximise gross profit
* Support the fulfilment of the programme of works safely, on time and to the required quality while maximising the gross profit and client’s satisfaction
* Implement all of Kier Group’s policies including those for SHE and risk management
* Promote Kier Group’s values towards its customer in order to meet or exceed their expectations
* Obtain suitable market quotations to substantiate the prime cost utilising the Kier Supply Chain.
* Deliver accurate prime cost submissions at the adjudication meeting in a professional and logical manner.
* Advise line Manager of improvements / innovation within the company or externally that you become aware of.

Key Skills and Requirements:
* Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar
* Previous experience in a similar position
* Commercial Awareness
* Have strong organisational skills and able to present information in a logical manner
* Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure
* Able to work as an individual and work co-operatively as part of a team
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
About Kier:


Make the journey. Leave a legacy.


Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiastic and forward thinking. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.


Kier is an inclusive employer.


Let’s shape your world together.

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