Senior Contract Surveyor

  • Job Reference: SWR2308
  • Date Posted: 13 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Senior Contract Surveyor/Estimator - Spider is advertising on behalf of a highly successful Engineering company based in Dedham, Essex, who are looking for an experienced Senior Contract Surveyor/Estimator to join their small, dedicated and friendly team in their new offices.   

A Senior Contract Surveyor Estimator is required for a well-established and successful, medium sized, ground working contractor, based in North Essex.  The successful candidate will be working on a variety of projects, ranging from single bespoke builds to developments with up to 250 dwellings for long standing clients, including all associated infrastructure works. 

In order to be a credible candidate for the role, you must be able to demonstrate a professional and commercial approach to your work to-date.  You will also need to be proficient in the use of industry-standard computer design packages and be able to work on projects from tender stage through to completion.  

This will involve handling the full range of contract management tasks, such as: 

  • Liaising and developing relationships with clients and other associated parties.
  • Accurately quantifying and estimating costs for the preparation and submission of tenders
  • Negotiating variations and submitting monthly accounts and agreeing final accounts with client
  • Managing all financial and administrative issues.
  • Being commercially aware with the viability of, and customer satisfaction with, all projects at all times.

Skills and attributes: 

  • Well-organised
  • Resilient under pressure
  • Personable
  • Commercially minded
  • Team-oriented and tech-savvy.

This Senior Contract Surveyor Estimator position is a Full-Time position. An attractive competitive salary and benefits package are offered for this role, together with good career-development prospects. 

To apply, please send your up-to-date CV and a covering letter. Your covering letter should explain why you are interested in the role and why you think you would be successful in it.  It should also highlight your stand-out career achievements to-date, together with your professional plans and ambitions. 

This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser, and Specialist Recruiter. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

Additional keywords: surveyor, management, ground working, contractor, estimator

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