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We currently have various opportunities to join our Estimating Team.

If you are experienced within construction estimating and looking for your next career move, then join our team.

You will prepare estimates and tenders for structural refurbishment and waterproofing projects in accordance with company estimating systems and procedures.  Working with other members of the estimating team to secure sufficient work by value and type, in order to meet company objectives.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company car allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Based at our head office in Shenstone, Staffordshire
  • Normal hours 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday

Responsibilities:

  • Quantity take offs from drawings and/or site visits
  • Produce pricing schedule document based on the project requirements, populate pricing with our costs.
  • Organise and gather subcontract prices via specific subcontract enquiries
  • Analyse and compare subcontract prices obtained
  • Understand the project material specification (obtain if required). Cost materials based on manufacturers prices and consumptions
  • Carry out on site project surveys around the UK to gather required information.
  • Assess risk levels of the project
  • Produce tender stage programmes using Microsoft Project
  • Answer, compile, delegate any tender quality bid requirements
  • Assist in tender adjudication with colleagues and Directors
  • Correspond to any client queries and information requests
  • Assist in project handover meeting for any successful bids

Candidate criteria:

  • Background and training within Construction Estimating / quantity surveying
  • 5 – 10 years of experience
  • Good level of numeracy skills
  • Competent in Microsoft Excel, Word and Digital Software
  • Demonstrate a team player mentality
  • Full UK driving licence, travelling to sites will be required around the UK
  • Basic knowledge of construction project H&S requirements
  • Attention to detail and organised
  • Ability to meet deadlines and goals
  • Time management and ability to multi-task

All CV’s to be sent to l.brighton@makers.biz

 

 

 

 

 

Site Manager Vacancy

Site Manager Position Available

We currently have an opportunity for a Site Manager to join Makers; a leading Specialist. Our expanding portfolio means we have new opportunities, it could be just the place for you. Come join this vibrant team as we move forward supporting the nation’s infrastructure.

We are seeking an experienced Site Manager to work throughout the UK, on various contracts sizes ranging from £50K through to large Multi-Million-pound contracts, providing leadership and management throughout, whilst reporting directly to the Technical / Operational Director.

Site Manager Duties and Responsibilities

• SMSTS / SSSTS Qualification
• First Aid Qualification
• Experience in Concrete Repair / Liquid Waterproofing industry
• Ability to Manage, Co-ordinate directly employed Staff and Sub-Contract packages
• Implement Health and Safety requirement including reviewing RAMS, compiling Method Statements and Risk Assessments.
• Monitoring Contract Programme to ensure works complete on time and producing monthly progress reports.

All CV’s to be sent to d.wootton@makers.biz

 

 

 

 

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Quantity Surveyor Position Available

We are seeking a skilled, reliable, efficient Quantity Surveyor to join our organization. In this position, we will require you to carry out traditional Quantity Surveyor duties working as part of the commercial team reporting to the Commercial Director. We work nationwide and travel to sites will be required. The position will be based at our office near Lichfield, Staffordshire. We will offer a competitive package with car allowance and other benefits based on experience.

All CV’s to be sent to m.hewetson@makers.biz

Quantity Surveyor Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of client application for payments and month cost reports
  • Compilation of Monthly CVR’s and CTC’s
  • Estimate the quantity and costs of materials
  • Preparation of sub-contract documents
  • Negotiation with subcontractors and final account agreement
  • Keep track of construction materials and inventory
  • Identify potential financial or construction risks
  • Advise clients on improvements, strategies, and/or estimated costs
  • Prepare payments to subcontractors
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with clients and subcontractors

 

Quantity Surveyor Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying or related field
  • 5-10 years of general construction surveying with familiarity in the structural repair, waterproofing and roofing sector
  • Proficient in computer skills and familiar with construction accounting systems
  • Strong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and financial reports
  • Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets; strong estimating and financial analysis skills
  • In-depth understanding of construction, materials, pricing, and industry
  • Able to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
  • Full UK driving licence

 

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Our aim is to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly, responsibly and equitably in all aspects of employment and the delivery of our services.  We will recognise, respect and value difference and diversity.

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