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  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Estimator
  • Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: Lw N123_1533051693
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description

If you would like to work for a local Residential construction & partnership housing expert, that due to recent growth and success requires a Senior Estimator to join the team.

They offer industry expertise and unrivalled local knowledge, that have a willingness to think innovatively and ambitiously to help transform communities.

  • Ensuring the company's commercial interests are best served 
  • Supporting the Chief Estimator in the identification of risks and the application of the Commercial Standing Instructions 
  • Ensuring that commercial opportunities are optimised and the company's position is always suitably protected.

Key Responsibility's
  • Assisting the Chief Estimator in the vetting of bid documentation. 
  • Carryout site visits to gain a full appreciation of the scale, scope and risks of the works to be tendered. 
  • Consistent provision of timely and accurate estimates, pre-acquisition studies, etc. fully utilising the C21 estimating system 
  • Ensuring accurate and timely subcontract enquiries are used in the formulation of bids, ensuring thorough recognition of exclusions/conditions within enquiries and resolve all issues prior to adjudication. 
  • Maintaining an updated cost base by regular review of market prices with post contract teams 
  • Active participation in the initial and final adjudication meeting. 
  • Pursuit of subcontract quotations in the formulation of a bid and provision of accurate comparisons for discussion in the adjudication meeting. 
  • Reporting on assumptions made and any star rates used within the estimate. 
  • Provision of resource analyses, etc. on successful award of scheme. 
  • In close liaison with both the buying and surveying teams, ensuring only accurate and current information is used in the compilation of bids. 
  • Compliance with the Company's policies and procedures in respect of Health, Safety, the Environment, LIMS, I.T. and Human Resources.

If you feel the time is right for a new challange then please call Lee on 01785 715 505 or email me on