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Senior Estimator

  • Location: Buckinghamshire
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Senior Estimator
  • Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: Bucks 010_1504170539
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Job description

PSR Solutions are recruiting for a Senior Estimator

Role: Senior Estimator

Location: Buckinghamshire

Salary: Competitive

My Client, a leading contractor is the UK are currently recruiting for a Senior Estimator to join the Dry lining arm of their successful business. This is a well-established organisation which strives for excellence in everything they do. They are at the forefront of the construction industry and employ over 5,000 people; the high profile and innovative projects ensure their employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression.

This exciting role is for a Senior Estimator who will be responsible for multiple tenders for a range of projects including high end residential high quality hotels, as well as traditional residential and commercial developments.

Key responsibilities as follows:
  • Preparation of enquiry schedules and liaising with the Procurement Department in the selection of appropriate companies from whom quotations should be sought. Obtaining sufficient quotations enabling valued commercial judgements at settlement meetings.
  • Produce analytical rate build up information for Bills of Quantities as instructed in an accurate and well detailed format.
  • To identify and analyse "angles" to give a commercial advantage to the Company bids
  • To identify and analyse risks and produce a risk register to support the tender at settlement meetings.
  • Prepare site preliminary cost estimates in accordance with the current Company trading requirements.
  • To attend the tender settlement meetings and ensuring that all relevant cost information is readily available for presentation and complete the tender as instructed and gain confidence of Management Board in presenting quality of cost estimate information.
  • All documentation gathered for a successful bid submission to departments concerned that comply with the Company Quality Management System. Communicate to all parties the nature of the work and any special conditions affecting the contract, by the production staff fully understanding how the bid was put together.

You will need:

HNC/HND Construction is advantageous
  • A proven track record of preparing tenders.
  • A good understanding of commercial estimating software and Excel.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • The ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.

In return they offer a fantastic benefits package and the opportunity to work on some of the Uk's most exciting construction projects. If you are interested, please give me a call on 01785 715 505 or email me on