GPW Recruitment
£35000 - £40000 per annum
15 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job description

Our client are looking for an enthusiastic Estimator to join their successful team, working with in a multi-disciplinary main contractor that excels in the delivery of construction projects on a national scale.

Reporting to the Managing Estimator, the successful candidate will be responsible for tenders, 2 stage projects and cost plans; all tenders are Design and Build. Their projects vary in value from £10m to in excess of £60m and are across a range of sectord including industrial, retail, student accommodation, private rental schemes, offices and inductrial fit out.

Other duties will involve but not be limited to:

  • Manage the tender from receipt through to submission and post tender queries
  • Liaise with and manager the internal and external tender team
  • Mark up enquiries to be sent out to the supply chain, organise Bills of Quantities production and obtain material quotes where necessary
  • Evaluate returned quotations from supply chain and liasie with supply chain member to bring quotations in line with the project specification requirements
  • Prepare and evaulaute risk and opportunity
  • Arrange and prepare commercial documents for Tender Handover meetings
  • Review supply chain performance quarterly
  • Attend pre qualification, mid tender and post tender interviews
  • Visit sites to obtain feedback
  • Prepare cost plans, feasibility studies and liaise with Clients

Skills and experience rquired:

  • An industry apllicable ONC/HNC, B Eng, NVQ or equivalent experience
  • Demonstration of knowledge and practical application of planning and construction activities
  • Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft packages, including Microsot Project
  • You will be bale to demonstrate a high level of construction knowledge
  • You will be an ambitious individual, take pride in what you produce, possess excellent communication, organistaion and leadership skills.


  • Competitive salary
  • Full benefits package - car allowance, travel to site, pension scheme, 26 days holiday