Small works Estimator - Main Contractor

Velocity Recruitment
£50,000 per annum + package
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Estimator - Small Works, Cyclical Decorations/Planned Maintenance

Salary £50k + package

Based Loughton

Reporting to Divisional Director

The Client

My client are a main contractor with a turnover of several hundred million pounds a year. They operate in mainly the residential and public sectors and are a growing firm who have won a number of new contracts over the last year leading them to have a need for a new estimator to join the existing department.

The Role

·To provide the most realistic net price for the bid

·Read all tender documents and check that they are suitable for tendering purposes

·Undertake site visits in preparation of tenders

·Formulate strategies for pricing with your Line Manager/Directors

·Liaise with the Consultants/Clients as appropriate in tender preparation period

·Prepare building quantities as required in accordance with standard methods of measurement

·Price all works in line with current market conditions

·Ensure all subcontractor packages are set out in good time

·Obtain competitive subcontractor and supplier quotations

·Analyse all subcontractor returns/quotations

·Develop programmes and method statements

·Prepare tender settlement sheet and attend tender settlement meetings

·Ensure all tenders comply with estimating procedure guidance notes


The successful candidate will be able to display a comprehensive knowledge of cyclical decorations and planned maintenance with a value of typical projects ranging from £10,000 to £2million

Experience in cyclical maintenance painting projects is essential

A recognised qualification in building surveying would be advantageous

Please note

You have to be eligible to live and work in the UK to be considered for this role. If you have any other questions feel free to call me on 0207 167 4804 or alternatively please send a CV.