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Senior Estimator

  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Estimator
  • Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: Con-182_1605088504
Job description

My client is currently working on some high-profile and exciting projects in the Midlands with a very strong pipeline and are recruiting for a Senior Estimator to join their team.

The Purpose of the role is to prepare accurate cost plans and detailed estimates, identifying true net cost in order to enable the company to fulfil its business objectives.

Key Responsibilities;

The purpose of the role is to establish, maintain and operate a planning system in accordance with the planning procedures, providing a consistently high level of service. To effectively and professionally lead the planning function on multiple live projects ensuring the production teams are delivering the project time objectives.


  • You must be able to work under your own direction with minimal supervision within a Bid Team environment whilst maintaining procedures and philosophy
  • Ensure safe delivery of the tender on date of submission
  • Present the estimates at the finalisation meetings
  • Liaise confidently with other members of the bid team ensuring that all aspects of the tender documentation are fully understood and adequately responded to and advise on cost, build ability and programme where appropriate
  • Ensure finalised estimates are signed off in accordance with the QA procedures and completion of the form of tender for signature by the Managing Director
  • Maintain regular contact with clients and consultant teams
  • To receive and check tender documentation and raise queries relating to the tender documentation
  • Evaluate the tender information and prepare tender action plans and contribute to Bid Strategy
  • Attend meetings with the clients and Design teams during and post tender
  • Evaluate and compare quotations received and compile the price in thorough, logical and a consistent manner
  • Prepare full priced buildups for internal priced elements of work to assist in supplier and subcontractor selection and to ensure competitiveness

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