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Senior Estimator

  • Location: Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Building Services, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Nathaniel Drew
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0121 200 5526
  • Expiry Date: 19 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 405176NDR

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Location: Nottingham
Sectors: Concrete Repairs, Waterproofing, Remediation Works, Structural Repairs &
Mainenance, Stabilisation
Job Type: Permanent role
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 Per Annum + Strong Package (Negotiable on relevant experience)

Our client, a large, established and growing principal contractor within the Specialist Maintenance sector, is currently looking to add a Senior 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 (i.e. 500k to 2 million),

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.