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Estimator / Senior Estimator – Construction  Division:

This is a permanent role and the ideal candidate will have a strong background working for a  regional or national main contractor pricing contracts in excess of £1m.

Applicant Profile

  • Solid career in construction, public and/or private sector;
  • Continuous experience with a regional or national main contractor pricing contracts in excess of £1m;
  • Good time management;
  • Location within easy access of our offices, this we would consider inside 50 minutes of travel.
  • Job Description

Job Title: Estimator / Senior Estimator

Responsible to: Commercial Director

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for producing priced tenders by set deadline;
  • Checking and reviewing tender documentation;
  • Producing Bills of Materials and Bills of Quantities;
  • Procuring an adequate spread of material / sub-contract prices;
  • Producing quote comparisons;
  • Producing a competitive net cost estimate commensurate with risk;
  • Comprehensive handover of estimate files

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Higher Education Qualification in a Construction Discipline;
  • Thorough knowledge of the build process;
  • Contractual awareness;
  • Good understanding of IT including Conquest software

 

An excellent remuneration package is available, dependent upon qualifications and  experience.

CV’s please to vacancies@houlton.co.uk 

 

Quantity Surveyor/Estimator Required - Building & Maintenance Division

Due to a period of continued planned growth our Building & Maintenance division require a Quantity Surveyor/Estimator.

The ideal candidate will fit the following criteria and have the ability to excel in the requirements of the job description.

Applicant Profile

  • Location within easy access of our offices, this we would consider inside 60 minutes of travel.
  • The individual will have a minimum of 2 years experience working within the Construction Industry.
  • A positive attitude is essential and a willingness to adapt to changing conditions.
  • A team player.

Job Description

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor/Estimator
Responsible to: Building & Maintenance Commercial Manager
Job Role: To provide Quantity Surveying and Estimating support within the busy Building and Maintenance Department

Formal Qualifications and Skills

  • The successful candidate as a minimum standard will have, or be working towards obtaining a HNC or equivalent in a construction based subject - support with further education/training will be considered
  • Ability to be flexible and work closely with the existing Building and Maintenance team.
  • The applicant should be commercially aware.
  • Have confidence working with a varied Client Portfolio and Supply Chain on a variety of contracts from reactive maintenance to £1.5m schemes
  • Good knowledge of IT - E-Mail, Word, Excel, Microsoft Project.  The successful candidate will also be expected to learn about and use our in house accounts and document storage software applications.

An attractive remuneration package is available, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

CV's to vacancies@houlton.co.uk

 

Site Manager - Construction Division:

The ideal candidate will fit the following criteria and have the ability to excel in the requirements of the job description.

Location within easy access of our offices, this we would consider inside 50 minutes of travel.

10 years solid track record in delivering contracts over £1m to £10m from commencement to completion as the number one Site Manager.

Applicant Profile

  • 10 years solid track record in delivering contracts over £1m to £10m from commencement to completion as the number one Site Manager.
  • Career in construction, public and private sectors employed by a Main Contractor.
  • Continuous experience with a large regional or national builder.
  • Ability to lead.
  • Location within easy access of our offices, this we would consider inside 50 minutes of travel.

Job Description

Job Title: Construction Site Manager
Responsible to:  Contracts Manager
Key Responsibilities: Delivering successful projects

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Total responsibility for allocated project
  • Satisfied Client who would choose Houlton again
  • Successful contract in terms of time and margin, quality and safety
  • Rapid and satisfactory completion of customer complaints and defects
  • Handovers are a celebration of successful delivery
  • Effective Management of the Design Process

Formal Qualifications and Skills

  • CITB 5-Day Safety Awareness
  • CSCS Site Manager
  • Good knowledge of IT - E-Mail, Word, Excel, Microsoft Project
  • Equal Opportunities awareness
  • Contract Awareness

An excellent remuneration package is available, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

CV’s please to vacancies@houlton.co.uk 

 

Sorry, we do not have any other vacancies at present but please submit your CV to info@houlton.co.uk if you would like to be considered for a position in the future.

Houlton are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy

Houlton has a policy of equal opportunity for all employees. It also seeks not to discriminate against any other person it comes into contact with including customers, visitors, suppliers, subcontractors, consultants or the general public and to treat all with due respect. 

The Houlton Board of Directors believes that its services are accessible to all however should any concerned person wish to make observation or critical comment then the Financial Controller (01482 320486) would be pleased to listen, to investigate as appropriate, and to ensure relevant measures are taken to improve the accessibility of those services and the way all are dealt with. 

A full copy of the policy is available on request from the Financial Controller.