• Permanent
  • Cookstown
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Make Your Move

MYM Recruitment are delighted to be working with our new Cookstown client who are a multi-award winning investment and development company.  Due to expanding workload the opportunity has now arisen for an Estimator within their Cookstown office.  Reporting to the Commercial Director, as an Estimator you will be required to provide tendering and detailed cost estimates on Construction projects within the Commercial sector with values ranging from £20m to £100m.

Key Duties/Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • Appraisal of tender documents
  • Preparing tender cost plans
  • Completion of tender documentation and submission of the tender
  • Raising tender queries with the client team and tracking the responses to same
  • Risk management throughout the tender period and preparation of the tender Risk Register
  • Value engineering throughout the design phase
  • Visit site to identify site specific risks
  • Attending mid & post tender interviews with the client team
  • Ensuring timely responses to all correspondence
  • Accurate filing of all tender documents
  • Prepare budgets and cost plans
  • Preparation of material and sub-contract enquiries including selection of prospective subcontractors
  • Interrogation of supply chain returns to ensure these meet the requirements of the tender
  • Attending strategy/opportunity meetings with project team
  • Ensure a smooth handover of the project to the site team
  • Any other duties as required by management

Essential Criteria:

  • A Degree / HND in Quantity Surveying or other relevant discipline preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant estimating experience preferably gained with a Design & Build Main Contractor.
  • A detailed understanding of the commercial aspects of the construction industry
  • Working knowledge of form of contract such as JCT and NEC3
  • Highly motivated, driven with ability to work individually or part of a team
  • Flexible and positive approach.
  • IT literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office packages


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