Estimator - NMO/J20486


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Contract Scotland's client, a market leader within the domestic and commercial heating and industrial installation are looking for an estimator to join their business development team.

The role will require the estimator to prepare and produce cost estimates from tender enquiry to tender settlement stage and be based out of their Bathgate offices.

Key Requirements of the Role
  • Providing estimating advice and commercial support to the bid team and business wide
  • Evaluating sub-contractors quotations and producing competitive costs for packages
  • Develop and implement the competent use of data spreadsheets and databases, in order to maximise efficiency and accuracy of data when sourcing cost estimates
  • Measurement and preparation of accurate quantities from tender documents in order to maximise competitive edge
  • Meet and liaise regularly with the Bid Manager for reviews and updates

Successful Applicants will be short-listed on the basis of the following:-
  • Prior experience estimating within the energy services sector (min 2 years)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of JCT, D&B and minor works forms of contract
  • Knowledge of schedules of rates, bills of quantities and cost/value reconciliations
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Packages (Word, Excel)

In return, along with a competitive market salary, you will receive a car allowance, employer contributed pension scheme and access to a flexible benefits scheme.

Legal Information:

Contract Scotland offers both the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.

We can only deal with applications from Candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are current UK residents.

We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity for our employees, temporary workers and work seekers. Individuals are only assessed on their individual merits and suitability to a position irrespective of race, gender, disability, age, faith or sexual orientation.
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Nicola Monro - Contract Scotland
Nicola Monro
Managing Consultant - Permanent Recruitment

Nicola joined the construction recruitment market in 2003, working with a large international plc. Her proven track record has spanned a number of specialisms, from trades & labour, to commercial roles to senior appointment. After joining a boutique agency in 2013, to help grow the business, Nicola was incremental in developing the strategies that grew the business to become a key player in the market. Nicola is delighted to be working with the Contract Scotland team, who she has considered the benchmark in the Scottish construction recruitment market. She looks forward to growing the housebuilding division into the “go to” agency of choice in this sector. She is keen to ensure the level of service her network expects is consistently met. In her spare time, Nicola enjoys working with small start ups and SME’s as a business coach. She also enjoys keeping fit and spending time with/cleaning up after her two sons


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