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Estimator - SWL

Sector: Construction Type: Permanent Location: South East England Salary (circa): £55000 - £75000 per annum Package
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Senior Estimator

The Company

Our client a Tier One Main Contractor is recruiting for an Estimator for an exciting project in South West London. The company is an award-winning contractor with a significant pipeline of work for the coming years. There will be continuous opportunities for progression within the organisation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Foster relationships with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Attend on-site pre-bid/proposal conferences and site visits
  • Develop and review subcontractor scopes of work and accept, review, and analyse subcontractor quotes for best value
  • Prepare project bid status reports and ensure compliance with all specifications and contract Statements of Work and Bid Invitations.
  • Present cost estimates to meet customer proposals, providing consideration for general and special conditions.
  • Prepare scope specifications and requirements, prepare and inputs project schedules, perform quantity take-offs, prepare cost summary sheets, and input quantities into estimating software
  • Maintain an accurate, current database cost codes of accounts for historical data
  • Review Company jobs and compare on a timely basis to as-sold estimates to confirm accuracy of estimate.
  • Utilize the appropriate company and industry historical data for pricing estimates JOB


  • Relevant construction quantification
  • 5 years Related Estimating Experience
  • Advanced project estimator skills that include performing engineering calculations, being conversant in engineering nomenclature to effectively communicate with Application Engineers, Product Managers, Project Managers, Engineering and vendors
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to read, understand and organize construction plans and specifications
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal structure while exercising great judgment
  • Strong Ability to multitask, prioritize, and work well under pressure to meet established deadlines
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Project, Power Point, Word, Outlook)

Remuneration and Package

  • £55,000 - £75,000 neg
  • Health Insurance
  • Pension

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