Apply for this Job

Sector: Construction | Job Type: Permanent | Salary: Excellent Salary & full benefits package or fixed term contract available

QS/Estimator - Joinery Sector - Surrey   My client is an award-winning contractor that specialises in the joinery/carpentry sector; with a track record of delivering high-spec carpentry and internal packages to established clinets and prestigious projects.   Due to continued expansion, looking to add an experienced QS/Estimator to work on live projects, and assis in tendering for new projects.   Outline of role:  

Preparation of enquiry and tender documents. 

Sourcing and assessing supplier and sub contract quotations.  Preparation of accurate Bills of Quantities from drawings, specifications and schedule of finishes.  The preparation of an analytical estimate from first principles and where necessary as a check against subcontract quotations.  Calculation of site management and preliminary costs  Participate in final negotiations.  Post tender and post contract discussions and cost considerations including evaluation of the contract. Candidates must have a proven track record in estimating new build and/or fit out type projects. Previous experience in the joinery industry and use of estimating software packages would be advantageous.    The ideal candidate will be articulate, pro-active and have excellent communication and IT skills. Great attention to detail, commercial acumen and the ability to work to deadlines with a proactive and organised approach to work are also essential.   Experience in the carpentry/joinery sector is required.   Open to PAYE role or a long-term self-employed basis   Please reply with an updated CV in the first instance   QS/Estimator - Joinery Sector - Surrey

0207 609 7769


Advanced Search

Industry News

LJB News

LJB News


  • I have worked with LJB & Co for over 10 years. They have consistently delivered a solid and reliable recruitment service with the minimum fuss and without the usual 'hard-sales' approach.

    abc, Operations Director - Galliford Try

  • LJB & Co has successfully partnered our business for approximately three years. I have been extremely pleased with all aspects of their recruitment process, from the initial liaison qualifying my ...

    abc, Construction Director - Mansell - Balfour Beatty Group

  • LJB & Co quickly gained an understanding of our requirements by listening to us and taking the time to understand how we work. We get a lot of calls from recruitment companies promising the best ...

    abc, Contracts Manager - BAM Construction

  • I have used LJB & Co for over six years and have nothing but praise for the level of service I have received. The quality of candidates has always been second-to-none and I would certainly recommend ...

    abc, Commercial Manager - Willmott Dixon Group

  • LJB & Co is one of the best agencies I have come across. Their tenacious attention to detail and their work ethic is of the highest level. They approach all challenges in a consultative manner, ...

    abc, Director - Climate Facilities

  • I have used LJB & Co as my preferred agency of choice for almost 10 years. They are a completely ethical and trustworthy organisation with a thorough understanding of the Construction industry and ...

    abc, Senior Project Manager - Overbury Plc

  • I have known the team at LJB & Co for nearly 15 years. They were supplying me with staff in London prior to my departure overseas for which they provided valuable leads. They secured a number of ...

    abc, Operations Director - Services & Trade Co LLC

Read More