Estimator - Progress your Career with a Leading Subcontractor - London

London (Central), London (Greater)
22 Jun 2018
20 Jul 2018

Estimator – Groundworks/RC Frames - £50k - London

About the Client: Our client have established themselves at the forefront of the specialist civil engineering sectors, RC Frame/Groundworks. A company that had a turnover of £10m 2 years ago have grown immensely, with current turnover at £50m, they are fast becoming one of the most respected and well known sub contractors in the South East region. They have recently moved into new offices which they own, have all of their own plant which is all new also and work predominantly in the London/Home Counties areas. The company have completely reformed themselves and are a professional sub contractor that has a reputation for delivering on time and are client friendly. They work on packages ranging from £1m to £10m within RC Frame and Groundworks.

TITLE                      Estimator

REPORTING TO     Head Estimator

JOB PURPOSE        To provide and manage accurate estimates for projects to support delivery of business objectives.


  • Contribute to the achievement of Health and Safety in accordance with company policy
  • Review tender documents and drawings
  • Responsible for preparing, managing and taking accountability for the development of cost estimates in support of project t and business objectives.
  • To create detailed cost risk analysis and work breakdown analysis to ensure the production of high quality cost estimates.
  • Identify and prepare risks and opportunities register
  • Compile enquiries and procure quotes for materials and sub-contract packages
  • Analytical estimation of prime costs using estimating software
  • Liaise closely with tender planner and agree methodology and sequencing
  • Prepare tender settlement meeting review reports and supporting information
  • Prepare submission documents and ensure timely delivery
  • Contribute to mid-tender and post-tender meetings as necessary
  • Prepare and handover secured tenders to the project team
  • Ensure full compliance with the core process procedures throughout tender period
  • To monitor and assess staff capability and performance
  • To promote company values in all dealings with other employees, clients, subcontractors and other external contacts

KEY SKILLS          

  • Previous experience as an estimator for large scale projects
  • Prepare tender settlement meeting review reports and supporting information
  • Extensive financial management experience
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player
  • Responsive to meet tender submission deadlines
  • Presentation skills (written and verbal)
  • CSCS card

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