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Senior Estimator

  • Location: Lancashire
  • Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 07 February 2021
  • Job Ref: 390998ASM_1610107331

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

The Company

A dynamic, multi disciplinary construction company has grown to be the byword in delivery and customer satisfaction. This success has been secured through our commitment to Partnership and collaborative working with public and private sector client groups. They are growing significantly and 2021 is looking very promising. Due to the upturn in work they are currently looking for a Senior Estimator. This is an exciting opportunity to work on construction, development and refurbishment projects.

They handle a variety of different kinds of projects including residential, commercial, offices, leisure, health, restoration, refurbishment, fit out and mixed used projects. Tender values will be between £500k and £20 million in value.

This role as an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious, growing company lead by a strong team of professional construction professionals


A building estimator (new build and refurbishment) from first principles

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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