​Estimator – Residential


Location: Type: Date Posted: Salary: Job ID: Contact:
North West - All Permanent March 28th 2019 £45-£50k plus car / allowance, pension, healthcare, 25 days holiday APH/FP/2019/2803EST Pippa Holland

Estimator – Residential

£45-£50k plus car / allowance, pension, healthcare, 25 days holiday

North West

To assist in providing an estimating and tendering service to meet the Company Budget. To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor potential enquiries
  • Build relationships with Sub-Contractors Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Competitors
  • Maintain up-to-date market knowledge of labour, plant, materials and sub-contractors
  • Manage, as directed, enquiries for labour, plant, materials and sub-contractors
  • Complete tender pricing for adjudication by the tender committee, including reporting on

any risks or onerous conditions, providing a winning edge

  • Liaise with Trades Contractors on specific pricing requirements that may be required
  • Liaise with planner to assess programme & preliminaries
  • Formulate bid strategy/qualifications
  • Assist in the training of junior staff
  • Present estimate to Commercial Manager
  • On secured projects prepare information for handover to the contract team
  • Take a lead in developing Company estimating library & bible cost updates
  • Check tender documentation
  • Measure tender against Decision Analysis
  • Inform Tender Committee on Contract Conditions
  • Any other reasonable management request.


Experience and Skills:

  • Ability to use own initiative as well as working effectively as part of a team
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise own workload
  • Good Knowledge of Groundworks & Roads & Sewers and section agreements.
  • First rate communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to effectively delegates as appropriate
  • Experience of working on Social Housing
  • Excellent Excel Skills
  • Working experience of presenting technical and complex information
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Working to deadlines
  • Organised