Job Description

An opportunity has arisen within Housing & Technical Resources for a motivated estimator to join our Building Services team.

Your primary role will be to assist with the delivery of an estimating service on a daily basis reporting to the Commercial Manager.

You will be required to work to pre-determined timescales and targets and will bring to the position a sound knowledge of new build and renovation projects, conditions of contract and health and safety legislation.

You will deliver an estimating service relative to the contracts and maintenance sections of Building Services and with your knowledge and experience you will be expected to provide practical advice on contractual issues, tender resourcing and post tender analysis.

You should be able to work as part of a team and on an individual basis as well as having the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines consistently.

It is essential that you have experience of effectively solving problems together with a proven track record within an estimating related environment.

Experience of an industry standard estimating system and working within a quality management system would be advantageous.

As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 32 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies – flexible working and leave, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave.
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema.
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)
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    Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

    South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

    South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.


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