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Estimator - Construction

Job Title: Estimator - Construction
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surbiton, Surrey
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package, Bonuses
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ESTCLSUR_1505752812
Contact Name: Sam Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Job Title - Estimator

Location - Surbiton, Surrey

Salary - £60k-£70k plus package


An Exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Estimator to join a steadily expanding Main Contractor in Surrey.

My client are seeking an Estimator who has at least 5 years' experience with a Main Contractor to join our busy team, based in Surbiton.

My client work work on New Build, Refurbishment, fit-out and D&B projects in London and the South East up to a value of £10M in the Commercial, Sports, Residential, Educational and Church sectors.

Salary up to £70K + plus benefits + pension

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 of at least 5 years with a Main Contractor in a similar


· 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

And the Estimator will be:

· Professional, Self-motivated and with the ability to work alone or in a team

· Organised, and possess problem solving and VE skills

· Well-spoken and personable.

· Confident and resourceful

If you would like to be considered for this role or any other opportunities, please submit your CV, or for a confidential discussion, please contact Sam Taylor on 0207 248 0000.