Estimator:

Keltbray Structures are a specialist RC Frame contractor working on some of Glasgow’s largest developments and most prestigious projects to date. With a project portfolio of Buchanan Wharf and Bothwell St to highlight a few demonstrates Keltbray’s ability to deliver and perform on complex contracts at a sustained high standard within their self delivery model.

We are now looking to recruit an Estimator to join our pre-construction team and tender for projects in Glasgow and the central belt and have a positive impact on an established yet developing business. You will be working alongside senior members of our commercial team on large scale contracts to the value of £25 million+

Duties and responsibilities of the role include:

  • Review documents and prepare a report identifying project details
  • Completing pricing preliminaries in conjunction with contractors
  • Preparing a log of project risks
  • Carrying out site visits and preparing reports
  • Preparing a tender sum analysis/pricing/document/bill of quantities
  • Taking of dimension drawings as required
  • Assist in the preparation of submission documents
  • Preparing cost plans
  • Post tender financial negotiations
  • Assess and manage risk and opportunity and support negotiations as part of the pricing process
  • Collate and review tender documents and submission requirements in a timely way, ensuring all financial information is identified and provided and accurate compliant design proposals are included
  • Provide bills of allowances as part of the commercial handover meeting
  • Responsibility for ‘sign off’ of all cost elements prior to any gate meetings or financial submissions
  • Manage the production of cost information for senior management
  • Provide considered responses to customer questions including post tender queries
  • Ensure that the project commercial team have received an effective handover of bid documentation
  • Provide mentoring on bids to less experienced Estimators and the bid teams, if required
  • Maintain the company supply chain database/ Estimating system with tender information from allocated bids

Key qualifications and experience:

  • We would expect you to be self-motivated with proactive approach to work and be able to rise to a challenge.
  • Experience on RC Frame projects is essential
  • A minimum of 3-4 years subcontractor experience
  • Subcontractor experience is essential
  • Educated to a minimum HND level qualification
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management (related discipline)