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Senior Estimator

  • Location: England
  • Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted over 1 year ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 28 July 2021
  • Job Ref: 392843ASM_1624877044

Senior Estimator Required - BUILD - £50,000 - £60,000 (depending on experience and level) + Car Allowance, Pension plus contributions etc

The Company

This client has grown significantly over the past 7 years. Their success has been secured through their commitment to Partnership and collaborative working with public and private sector client groups. They are growing significantly and the rest of 2021 and 2022 is already looking very promising. Due to the upturn in work they are currently looking for a Senior Estimator due to an increase in work. This is an exciting opportunity to work on construction, development and refurbishment projects within a wide rang of different sectors.This role as an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious, growing company lead by a strong team of professional construction professionals

They work on a variety of different kinds of projects including residential, commercial, offices, leisure, retail, industrial, health, restoration, refurbishment, fit out and mixed used projects. Tender values will be between £500k and £10 million in value.


To monitor potential incoming enquiries

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

Work on varied tenders

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 Commercial Manager / Operational Director 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


First principles Estimating experience


Ability to take off from drawings - essential

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

£50,000 - £60,000

Car Allowance,

Pension plus contributions,

Based in North Lancashire

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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