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Freelance Estimator - Manchester Fit Out

  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Estimator
  • Salary: £300 - £350 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: CPEA03_1502195443
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Job description



I am currently looking for an experienced Freelance Estimator on behalf of a specialist Fit out & High Spec Refurbishment Main Contractor in the Manchester region.

The successful candidate will be working within a small team of estimators to ensure that estimates are produced and delivered to meet the needs of the project team and client.

Bring added value to existing operations through the application of innovative solutions and technical expertise. Has responsibility for estimating processes and is able to interface with all other functions.e

The day rate would be between £300 & £350 per day.

  • Preparation of prime cost estimates.
  • Establish procurement strategies from earliest possible stage.
  • Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department.
  • Contribute to the management team maintaining close contact with other functions.
  • Contribute to the development of novel value engineered solutions with innovative and alternate ideas.
  • Prepare subcontract packages as necessary with the aid of the Senior Estimator.
  • Prepare and maintain robust, accurate, cost estimates for projects
  • Evaluate quotations returned from suppliers and where necessary enter into correspondence to bring quotations in line with the project specific requirements.
  • Prepare accurate quantity take-offs from project documentation.
  • Prepare activity schedules for projects; utilising appropriate estimating software.
  • Provide input for or maintain the project risk register.
  • Prepare commercial documents for handover to the project execution team.
  • Develop direct reports in accordance with company policy.
  • Contribute to the development of standard procedures.
  • Attend meetings (pre and post tender) with Professional Team and Client.
  • Attend site visits.


If you would like any further information or would be interested in applying for this vacancy please contact Calum on 01785 715 505 or email .

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