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Job Title: Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Colchester, Essex
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Megan Spice
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

The Role - Estimator

Location - Colchester

Salary - £50k-60k + Package

The Client

My client is looking for an experienced Estimator to join their team in Colchester.

My client builds and manages projects ranging from small developments to multi-million pound projects for all sectors of business and industry; Commercial, Residential, Education, Industrial, Retail, Healthcare, Leisure, Conservation & Community.

The Estimator will be required to:

  • Take tenders from initial enquiry to submission.
  • Provide timely and accurate estimates
  • Analyse contract documentation and prepare accurate subcontractor packages for
  • pricing.
  • Liaise and negotiate with Subcontractors and Suppliers
  • Actively participate in adjudication meetings
  • Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote
  • further tender invitations.

The Estimator will possess:

  • Previous estimating experience
  • Strong joinery background
  • Knowledge of building material components, building regulations and H&S
  • Good estimating skills (including taking off).
  • Computer skills, especially Excel
  • Knowledge of contractual procedures and responsibilities
  • The ability to analyse and assess risk.
  • Good negotiation, influencing and communication skills
  • Good organisation skills, analytical reasoning and attention to detail
  • Local knowledge of suppliers and subcontractors
  • Interests outside work

If this role is of interest to you then please apply directly or feel free to call Megan Spice on 020 7248 0000