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Senior Estimator

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £50k - 67.5k per year + car, pension, negotiable per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 16 November 2021
  • Job Ref: 393779ASM

Job Title: Senior Estimator

Sector: Building

Projects:- Residential, Mixed use, Commercial, Education

Salary and package - £50,000 - £67,500 (depending on experience and level) + Car Allowance, Pension plus contributions etc

Location:- South Merseyside

The company

An established Merseyside based in South Merseyside are looking for a Senior Estimator with general construction background.

My client handles 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 £8 - and £15 million in value.

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


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 their enquiry system

Where required produce accurate take-off using Excel

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

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 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

Assist in developing Company estimating library

Check tender documentation Measure tender against

Decision Analysis Inform Tender Committee on Contract Conditions


*Construction related qualification

*Ability to take off from drawings - essential

*Experience working in a construction company

* 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

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