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Senior Estimator

£45000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits

The client

A leading local construction group who have a rich history within the area and have built a fantastic reputation by producing high-end projects within the civil sector. This company are well renowned for valuing their employees and as a result have a core team of long-standing successful employees. A Senior Estimator is required to join a team of three in the Estimating Department.

The role

To prepare, produce and submit competitive tenders for commercial and residential projects ranging in value from £50k to £20m typically.

Main Responsibilities & Duties

  • Prepare and submit market competitive tenders in line with company guidelines.
  • Obtain materials and subcontractor quotations.
  • Prepare take offs from tender documents received.
  • Organise and track market price of equipment, material and construction costs.
  • Review tender documentation, in order to prepare accurate cost estimation.
  • Prepare handover documentation for successful projects and attend internal pre-start meetings.
  • Attend tender adjudication meetings and tender interviews where required.
  • Support/mentor/train Estimating team members as assigned.
  • Supervise work of Estimating team members as assigned.
  • Provide cover for the Estimating Manager in his/her absence.
  • Complete any other duties as might be reasonably required.

Salary and generous benefits package

  • Competitive salary
  • Company Car or Car Allowance (£490 per month)
  • Fuel allowance
  • Generous pension contribution

Background and experience

The successful applicant will be an experienced Estimator ideally with civils experience and be competent in submitting tenders ranging from £50k to £20m. They will also hold the below competencies:

  • Demonstrate full knowledge of bills of quantities including method of measurement.
  • To be able to demonstrate excellent numerical and mathematical skills in order to calculate costs.
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and to participate fully as a team member and produce measurable results.
  • Demonstrate excellent time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of local market price for cost of construction material, equipment and industrial process systems.
  • Experience working with a recognised estimating software package such as Microsoft Office or Causeway Estimating.

For further information or for an informal confidential discussion, please call Adam Emery on 01224 653 361 or e-mail

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