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Date Posted
July 27th 2022
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Salary & Package
£25,000 - £38,000
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Full Job Description


My client is currently looking for an Estimator to join their team to prepare quotes and estimates for construction project enquiries.

Key Duties / Responsibilities


  • Prepare accurate pricing schedules by measuring from drawings, completing BoQ’s or pricing schedules
  • Interpret design / systems correct from Sayfa drawings / Kaydee evaluation
  • Clearly define scope, specifications and allowances in quote / tender submissions
  • Submit quotations and tenders to deadlines, proactively securing extensions if required
  • Liaising with other departments across the company such commercial for terms, contracts for resourcing and informing sales of extensions
  • Updating systems and following processes


  • Interpret client requirements, identifying value engineering, costs of quality and extra overs
  • Ensuring any technical or design led aspects are in accordance with any statutory requirements such as BS EN?
  • Review basic forms of contract and commercial / contract terms and qualify the estimate accordingly


  • Visits sites to prepare estimates from surveys or inspections?
  • Work with contract /commercial team to analyse trends and norms for more accurate costing?
  • Liaising with suppliers for up to date material prices?
  • Liaising with clients for RFI’s and TQ’s as well as building relationships
  • Ensuring effective handover of the project to the Contract team
  • Challenge all individuals associated with the estimating process to drive continuous improvement

Experience & Knowledge (Entry)

  • Ideally Commercial work experience
  • Some Construction knowledge
  • Some CRM or ERP experience
  • Experience of using CAD or working to drawings


  • A-Level student with high academic achievement
  • HNC / HND / Bsc in Construction or Engineering related subject
  • BTECH Level 3 in Construction Trade such as joiner or roofer 
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