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Sector: Construction | Job Type: Permanent | Salary: £65K + Package

Senior Estimator - £75K + Package – Senior Estimator - £75K + Package – Senior Estimator - £75K + Package – Senior Estimator  


The Client:


My client has been established for over 20 years and has seen a progressive, year on year growth, even during the recession. My client undertakes projects in partnership with local authorities, often through framework agreements, within areas such as education and housing regeneration.


Based in Essex, my client pride themselves on their award winning training programmes and in-house groundwork, roofing, building services and windows divisions. 


Due to a sharp incline in the construction industry my client is now seeking a Senior Estimator to join their pre-construction and work winning team. Senior Estimators will report into the Estimating Manager and work alongside a team of 9 within preconstruction.


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·                Upon receipt of tender documents, review and prepare a report identifying the project details including deliverables required as part of the bid submission

·                Pricing preliminaries in conjunction with contract staff as required

·                Identifying and preparing a log of project risks

·                Dealing with all amendments issued during the tendering period

·                Carrying out site visits and preparing a report

·                Packaging up enquiries for sending out to the market

·                Comparisons of quotations received from the Market and entering into estimating software

·                Preparing tender sum analysis/pricing document/bills of quantities

·                Taking of dimensions from drawings as required

·                Preparing reports for presentations at Tender Settlements

·                Assessing re-buy achievable on project with others

·                Preparing cost plans for budgets and Stage 1 tenders

·                Assist in the preparation of tender submission documents including contractors proposals for design elements

·                Attending internal and external tender meetings

·                Post tender financial negotiations

·                Liaison with design consultants during tender process to obtain design information and ensure the most viable construction processes are adopted

·                File tender documents in accordance with standard company procedure


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The Individual:


  • Senior Estimators will have 6 – 8 years of experience and come from a construction background.
  • Senior Estimator s will have experience of carrying out the estimating process from start to finish up to the value of £6M
  • You will have a stable CV and must come from a main contracting background
  • Senior Estimators will ideally be CIOB accredited or educated to HNC level as a minimum (or equivalent)
  • You will have experience of computerised Estimating (Esti-Mate), Microsoft Office Packages competency
  • Senior Estimators must be able to estimate using first principles
  • To be able to produce accurate results within the time pressured environment of pre-contracts


Senior Estimator - £75K + Package – Senior Estimator - £75K + Package – Senior Estimator - £75K + Package – Senior Estimator  




In return my client is offering a competitive salary of £75K + Package. My client also offers a friendly and relaxed environment to work. With comprehensive training schemes and continual professional development, this is a great opportunity to work within a progressive and fun business.


Senior Estimator - £75K + Package – Senior Estimator - £75K + Package – Senior Estimator - £75K + Package – Senior Estimator  


Should this role be of interest please contact Ruth at LJB Recruitment for a confidential discussion.


0207 609 7769


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