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  • Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
  • Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: BBBH369297_1511789803

Job description

ESTIMATOR ROLE - BUILD - MERSEYSIDE - SALARY £45,000 - £55,000 PLUS PACKAGE - Mobile 07980 006 436 -

A Merseyside based contractor are looking for an Estimator with a background in pricing projects within various sectors such as

Health & Welfare,


Social Housing,





Contracts values ranging from approximately £50,000 to in excess of £4 million

The salary is going to be between £45,000 to £55,000 salary plus benefits. This is an exciting role to join a growing company.


Monitor potential incoming enquiries

Pricing roles from first principles

Maintain up-to-date market knowledge of labour, plant, materials and sub-contractors

Help to train any junior member of staff

Prepare & send out sub-contract & material enquiries using conquest enquiry system

Where required produce accurate take-off using Conquest (if outsourced externally - coordinate the information and ensure take off is complete)

Manage, as directed, enquiries for labour, plant, materials and sub-contractors

Price bills/schedules analytically and produce quote comparisons using conquest 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

Formulate bid strategy/qualifications

Assist in the training of junior staff

Present estimate to Tender Committee

On secured projects prepare information for handover to the contract team

Check tender documentation


Must have worked as an Estimator for a similar contractor

Must have used an Estimating package in a previous role

Experience of working on New Build Housing projects

Excellent Excel Skills

Working experience of presenting technical and complex information

Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise own workload

First rate communication skills both written and verbal

Excellent attention to detail

Proven leadership skills with the ability to effectively delegates as appropriate

All Estimators will have worked for a building contractor on similar kinds of projects within relevant sectors (housing, commercial, education)

Required knowledge of both New build and refurbishment projects

Strong knowledge of estimating both Traditional and Design & Build projects

Required knowledge of working within the Commercial Buildings, Education, Housing and Extra care sectors.

Experience in pricing projects between £2m and £10m in value.

Strong experience working within partnering and framework agreements

A strong understanding of cost planning


The chosen applicant will be responsible for preparing robust tenders

Responsible for pricing of Bills of Quantities

In charge of compiling preliminaries

Preparing subcontract enquiries

Preparing subcontract comparisons

Salary Details

£45,000 - £55,000 (depending on leave of experience),

Car allowance,

Contributory pension,

All applicants must have a main contracting building background

If you would like to discuss this role or any of my other roles, or if you require a full job spec don't hesitate to give me a ring on 07980 006 436 or email me at

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