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Assistant Estimator

  • Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Additional benefits
  • Location: Merseyside
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: 386730ASM

Job description

Assistant Estimator - £20,000 - £40,000 (depending on experience) + Car Allowance, Pension plus contributions, Private Health care - Based in Merseyside

An established Merseyside based main contractor are looking for an Assistant Estimator with a main contracting, general construction background. An exciting opportunity to work on health, education, housing and mixed used projects. The tender values will be between £500k and £8 million. This role as an exciting opportunity and offers the potential for progression to Estimator, Senior Estimator and beyond. An established yet still growing business, an opportunity to work on tenders covering a wide range of different sectors, the successful candidate would be vital to the continuing growth of this exciting organisation.

Duties (assisting in the following)
Monitor potential incoming enquiries
Build relationships with Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Competitors
Maintain up-to-date market knowledge of labour, plant, materials and sub-contractors
Prepare & send out sub-contract & material enquiries using conquest enquiry system
Where required produce accurate take-off using Excel
Manage, as directed, enquiries for labour, plant, materials and sub-contractors
Price bills/schedules analytically and produce quote comparisons using excel estimating software
Complete tender pricing for adjudication by the tender committee, including reporting on any risks or onerous conditions, providing a winning edge
Liaise with planner to assess programme & preliminaries
Conducting feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
Applying Value Management techniques at the outset of a project.
On secured projects prepare information for handover to the contract team
Assist in developing Company estimating library

Check tender documentation Measure tender against
Decision Analysis Inform Tender Committee on Contract Conditions

Construction related qualification
Ability to take off from drawings - essential
Experience working in a construction company
* Hardworking and driven personality
* Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise own workload
* Excellent attention to detail
* Proven leadership skills with the ability to effectively delegates as appropriate

Salary and Package
£20,000 - £40,000
Car Allowance,
Pension plus contributions,
Private Health care
Based in Merseyside- North West projects
To register your interest in this excellent career opportunity, please submit your most recent CV to myself or call me if you have any questions on 07980 006 436 for a confidential discussion my email address is

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