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Construction Estimator

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
REF: GLEST001_1631713011
Contact Name: Kevin Tull
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 days ago

Job Description

The Role & Responsibilities:

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Estimator to join our small but evolving industrial construction team based in Cowley, Oxford. You will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the success of projects by using your previous estimating and purchasing experience.

The ideal candidates would have the following:

  • Previous proven Estimating and Purchasing experience, preferably in a commercial construction environment.
  • Familiarity with both pre-construction and pre-contract environments.
  • An ability to compile project budgets and cost plans from either new data or from existing data already in house.
  • Be able to carry out take-offs from drawings.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Good IT skills including Excel and preferably experience of estimating-specific packages.
  • Be able to attend site visits and meet with clients.
  • Ability to identify potential new suppliers and negotiate rates.
  • Knowledge of JCT contract standards.
  • Ability to maintain up to date information on current suppliers and their pricing/delivery policies and raise purchase orders, as necessary.
  • Work well within a small team.

A competitive starting salary is on offer (upto £50K, depending on experience). Excellent holiday entitlement, paid overtime and company pension scheme.

Please forward you CV in the first instance.