July 2020

Experienced Estimator

We are looking for an experienced Estimator to join us to replace our existing Senior Estimator who is retiring.

Based at our Head Office in Shaftesbury, you will be responsible for processing and preparing tender enquires from conception through to completion. You will be highly motivated and enthusiastic about the construction industry with an excellent eye for detail and the ability to multitask and work to deadlines.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Processing tender enquiries, producing quotations/ BoQs from plans & specifications and site visits in a timely manner ensuring compliance with necessary tender documentation
  • Ability to check legal documents such as Tenders, Contracts and other agreements prior to works commencing
  • Establish, develop and maintain close working relationships with clients and main contractors
  • Undertake pre-contract meetings and site visits when necessary
  • Project procurement
  • Seek out and identify new potential clients
  • Monitor and work to deadlines
  • Monitor job costings on all projects
  • Produce Applications for Valuations and Final Accounts

This list of responsibilities and duties is not exhaustive and the Company will expect you to perform other duties relevant to the job title.

Desirable Competencies:

  • A minimum of 5 years estimating experience with pitched and flat roofing industry knowledge preferable though not a necessity
  • A good working knowledge of Building Construction
  • Knowledge of roofing estimating software would be an advantage as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent numerical and mathematical skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Be able to liaise and negotiate with clients and customers

Remuneration:

  • Senior Level Pay Grade based on experience
  • Company Pension
  • Statutory Sick Pay
  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)

All subject to qualifying periods of employment and Conditions of Contract

In the first instance, please send a copy of your CV to