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Senior Estimator

  • Location: West Midlands
  • Sector: Residential
  • Position: Estimator
  • Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: DW-18-002_1520350870
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Job description

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One of the UK's leading house-building and construction groups for 100 years. The company has helped to shape the world around us and is at the forefront of the construction industry.

Your Role

You will be taking the lead in preparing the measuring and pricing element of tenders and assisting other estimators when required for larger schemes.

An opportunity to work on some of the UK's most exciting construction projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.

Responsibilities include:
  • Initial Appraisal of a tender opportunity, provide an overview of the project documents to the board for approval to submit a tender.
  • Coordinate the measure of the project with the estimating team in order to meet the tender deadline.
  • Support the Bid Team to achieve the deadlines set
  • Organise and delegate tender elements so that the tender can be collated by the Bid Coordinator
  • Compile Sub contract enquiries for issue electronically. Source subcontractors and suppliers capable of carrying the works specific to the project, size, complexity, Location.
  • Price draft preliminaries where required in line with the tender programme and the assigned project manager for the tender.
  • Price the measured Bills of Quantities for the scheme
  • Present the financial elements for the tender Adjudication meeting
  • Value engineering - provide advice and costs associated with value engineering proposals for the scheme
  • Present the tender financially in the format provided by the client
  • Initial Appraisal of documents issued for Land Bid opportunity
  • Assessing build costs, technical constraints, planning advice, sales values, programme, specification
  • Develop appraisal to establish scheme viability


Your Experience
  • Degree / or professional body membership
  • Demonstrate the use of first principles estimating
  • Experience of two stage tenders, Land Bids and Cost Planning
  • Computer literacy
  • Strong commitment to achieving deadlines
  • Positive attitude towards teamwork