Estimator - Main Contractor in Heritage Building Restoration - SW London

South West London
£30, 000 - £45,000 DOE
18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Job Type

SSA are recruiting on behalf of a leading Main Contractor in the field of building restoration & refurbishment of historic buildings in London.




For over 25 years our client has gained a reputation for setting exceptional standards within the industry. With a strong client base, they undertake work on a Grade I and Grade II listed buildings and those which hold both architectural and historical significance. Our clients expertise and standing in this specialist sector has been recognised through the continual flow of high quality opportunities and industry awards. Due to unprecedented growth, they are seeking to employ an Assistant Estimator to join their Estimating  department based in South West London.

A selection of current and recent projects:

Current  Recent

The Old War Office 

The Old Admiralty Building

Harold Pinter Theatre 

University of East London

The Round House, Camden        

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The Lalit Hotel,

Tower Bridge 

Swan Gardens,

10 Piccadilly

Hilton Hotel, Park Lane  

The Royal Horseguards Hotel   


Our client is seeking a highly motivated individual who can demonstrate energy and enthusiasm and who will contribute towards the continued expansion of our successful restoration business. Their position offers an excellent opportunity to broaden experience as an Estimator  within a supportive and dynamic environment.





- Excellent  salary

- Pension scheme

- Assistance with training towards Professional Qualification e.g. CIOB, MAPM etc.

- As accredited Investors In People, we would offer a personalised and structured training plan


Skills & Experience Requirements

The successful applicant will be a team player and will have:

- A passion for estimation and business development

- Knowledge of construction ideally with a background in restoration and refurbishment

- High motivation

- Commercial awareness

- Worked in a busy office environment , ideally with tight deadlines

- Desirable to have a proven track record of profitable performance

- Excellent inter-personal skills

- Proven maintenance of strong client relationships.

- Able to work on their own initiative

Main Duties & Responsibilities

The main duties and responsibilities the role are:

- To assist with tenders and enquiries

- To build on an existing robust client base

- To compile and prepare sub-contract enquiries and conduct sub-contractor cost comparisons

- To assist and eventually estimate works and undertake on-site assessment of projects

- To report fortnightly to the Production Director on quality, value and success rate of enquiries received.  

- You will have at least five years of relevant experience in estimating and business development with a proven track record of profitable performance.

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