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  • Location: Nottingham
  • Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Nathaniel Drew
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0121 200 5526
  • Expiry Date: 21 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 405379NDR

Our client, a large, established and growing principal contractor within the Structural Repair sector, is currently looking to add a Estimator to their Nottingham team, on a permanent basis. The focus on this role will include estimating and surveying works for civils engineering projects which will range from Concrete Repairs, Waterproofing, Remediation Works, Structural Repairs & Mainenance, Stabilisation

The role would suit an experienced Estimator who has a history of delivering small to medium size construction projects.

In return, our client offers an exceptional salary + package, coupled with a productive working environment & effective working processes, allowing you to achieve the desired results in the most efficient and stress-free manner.

In this role, you will be expected to:
Attend site visits and site surveys to complete quotations, meeting with clients onsite when required to gather all information required to allow a detailed quotation to progress. Highlight any potential QHSE issues that may arise undertaking the small work project.
Gather required information from site on material, plant, labour and other factors.
Research materials and equipment. Develop self-knowledge to ensure the business remains up to date with new developments in the industry.
Assess technical documents when required whilst preparing quotations and consult all relevant trade legislation around the small work project.
Collate quotations from suppliers and sub-contractors, process, and challenge where necessary.
Plan job timescales and assess levels of risk associated to works to be carried out.
Identify and quantify cost factors such as production time, raw material, equipment, and labour expenses.
Evaluate cost effectiveness and profitability. Provide advice and recommendations on ways to increase effectiveness and profitability. Support and advise on buying activities
Assist with bids for new contracts & clients including invitations to tender and pre-qualification questionnaires.
Monitor the stages of small work projects to make sure that costs are kept in line with forecast.
Maintain correct profit margins for all quotations and small works
Provide internal staff with technical knowledge and advice when planning in and delivery of small works projects
Consult with clients, contractors, suppliers, and internal staff to discuss and formulate estimates, resolving any problems which may arise.
Represent the organisation at client meetings and external events.