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Sector: Construction | Job Type: Permanent | Salary: £60,000 - £80,000

Estimator/Senior Estimator - High-end Residential - Surrey/London


Our client is a specialist contractor undertaking new build schemes within the high-class private residential sector. From their SW London head office projects are undertaken primarily across London, Surrey & Bucks. Project values from £1m - £15m.


Due to continued strong growth in the sector our client now seeks an Estimator and a Senior Estimator to join the established team based from their South West London head office.


Applicants will ideally have a qualification in a surveying or estimating subject and have specific experience within the high-class residential sector. This role will require the simultaneous management of 3 / 4 projects (circa £5m each) so applicants with experience of managing multiple schemes would be at an advantage.



-        Assigns responsibilities for estimating team on each project

-        Reviews project plans and specifications and coordinates with the team to confirm complete scope

-        Identify risk issues and their order of magnitude

-        Solicit subcontractor and/or supplier information & pricing

-        Prepares instructions to bidders, bid form  and other bid solicitation information as required

-        Performs and/or manages the quality survey and pricing efforts for internal budges

-        Prepares conceptual budgets based on minimal information

-        Reviews general conditions, schedule, scopes of work, hoisting plans, site logistics and other exhibits as prepared by Operations

-        Ensures the flow of project information is maintained and documented

-        Reviews and/or manages the review and scoping of specialty contractor bids

-        Coordinates insurance requirements with Risk Manager

-        Coordinates technical proposal requirements with Marketing Department

-        Reviews constructability issues with operational staff

-        Maintains and communicates data on construction and material cost trends affecting project costs

-        Analyse alternate means and methods to determine the most economical alternative

-         Builds effective relationships with customers, design team, specialty contractors, suppliers and user groups that reflect and support company core values and meets or exceeds the customer’s expectations.

-        Actively participates in industry, client and community relations to enhance company image


In return our client is offering an excellent basic salary and full package.

0207 609 7769


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