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Assistant Estimator

  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Estimator
  • Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Car Allowance + Pension + Healthcare
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SEJ72_1508413178
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Job description

My client is a building contractor. They will price win and deliver large and often complex building projects - the type of project the company deliver include Commercial, Industrial, Healthcare and Student Accommodation schemes.

Due to growth they are looking to recruit and support an Assistant Estimator to their team in Northampton.

You will be supported in carrying out the following functions
  • Researching materials, equipment and labour costs
  • Gathering quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Assessing the levels of risk on a project
  • Analysing company data, exchange rates and prices using software packages
  • Preparing and submitting quotations for work
  • Helping with bids for new contracts and supporting buying activities




All applicants must be self-starters, be a good forward planners - estimators are often required to make judgements/assessments in relation to budget costs from limited information.

Team working skills are essential, as an estimator you would work closely with other professionals including project managers, planners and design teams.



Applicants should hold a construction related qualification HND/HNC or above.



This role will be fully supported, depending on the level of the successful candidates