Senior Estimator (Ref: 9510)

We are currently looking for an Estimator or Senior Estimator to lead accurate commercial pricing across our North West Region contracting business. If you have some knowledge of the surfacing industry or similar and the ability to work to tight deadlines, this is a great opportunity to progress your career to the next stage. 

About the role

Reporting to our Managing Estimator, you’ll be responsible for all estimating functions from our Contracting office working on commercial tenders involving surfacing works and minor civils for the Northern paving business.

Other elements to the role include:

  • Understanding and interpreting the commercial and technical requirements of each bid and making due allowance for all requirements that may place the company at risk or provide commercial opportunities

  • Ensuring work is delivered in a safe and environmentally acceptable manner in accordance with the policies of the company and the Integrated Management System

  • Attending bid launch meetings with submissions and operational staff where required

  • Providing information to submissions team where required throughout the tender process

  • Carrying out customer / client visit to maintain and improve good working relationships

  • Understanding the scope of sub-contract works required within each bid and ensure that subcontract quotations are robust and based upon approved and competent suppliers

  • Following up on all enquiries priced and updating estimate log as appropriate

  • Acting as the customer contact during the bid process, updating the contract file and responding to customer requests for information

  • Delivering contract reviews on completed schemes with site management to ensure insights from the initial estimate stage are used for future bids

  • Maintaining an up to date and working knowledge of all HSEQ requirements

  • Supporting junior team members in estimating practice 

 

What will you bring?

  • Knowledge of the Surfacing Industry preferred

  • Ideally qualified to HNC level

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office (in particular Excel)

  • Familiarity with estimating software (Causeway or similar)

  • Familiarity with NEC form of Contracts

  • Highly motivated and willing to focus and commit

  • Dealing with different stakeholders with differing levels of knowledge

  • Excellent communicator, with a high attention to detail

 

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive Salary, bonus and benefits recognizing the contribution you bring

  • Opportunities for Career Progression both at home and abroad

  • An inclusive and safety focused culture with people at the heart of the business

We are committed to building a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

Why join Aggregate Industries?

To be at the heart of construction, we see our people at the forefront of the construction industry, transforming it into a more sustainable future. We employ highly talented, experienced and motivated people from diverse backgrounds. We have industry-leading capability in innovation, enabling us to anticipate and meet the changing needs of our customers. We are committed to developing strong and positive relationships with the communities we live and work in. LafargeHolcim has a global footprint with leadership positions in the vast majority of its markets and a diversified portfolio with a good balance between mature and developing markets positioned in highly populated areas. 

About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the front line of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 270 sites and more than 3,900 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and supply construction materials, export aggregates and offer national road surfacing and contracting services. 

We’re also a proud member of LafargeHolcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 90,000 employees in over 80 countries. It holds leading positions in all regions with a balanced portfolio of developing and mature markets.

 


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About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the frontline of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 330 sites and more than 4100 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and export supply materials for cement and offer national road surfacing and contracting services.