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Senior Estimator

  • Location: England
  • Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: 01/12/2020
  • Expiry Date: 26 February 2021
  • Job Ref: 390605ASM_1611740567

Senior Estimator - New Build & Refurbishment education projects - £45k - £65k + full package - based in Manchester - 07980 006 436

An principle main contractor are looking for a Project or Senior Estimator to join their established team. My client is looking for an Estimator with a main contracting / general construction background. Ideally all applicants will have priced new build and refurbishment education projects. The projects will be a mixture of modular construction projects, extensions and refurbishments.

This is a truly exciting opportunity to work on varied new build education projects. This is a fantastic opportunity, the successful candidate would be vital to the continuing growth of this exciting organisation.


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 Conquest

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

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

Developing the companies estimating library

Check tender documentation

Measure tender against Decision Analysis

Inform Tender Committee on Contract Conditions


Must have worked as a build estimator or senior estimator in a previous role

Must have some estimating software in a previous role

Excel Skills

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

£45,000 - £60,000

Car Allowance,

Pension plus contributions,

Private Health care

Office is based in Manchester- Nationally based 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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