Estimator (314429)



£45,000 - £55,000/annum

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- South East England -- Kent -- Sevenoaks

Job Type

13 July 2018



up to £55,000 + Package 

Our client is an award winning national residential developer and they have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Estimator to join their team.  

You will be required to assist with and produce priced tenders that are accurate, clearly detailed, competitive and returned within deadlines. Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations and provide clearly identified price build-ups to the Contract team. 
The desired outcome being that the Company will achieve sufficient new work to enable continued growth in accordance with the Business Plan. 
Duties to include:  

Arrange site inspections

Provide accurate budgets/cost plans

Provide a detailed "take-off" and Bill of Quantities (BQ) using the Conquest Estimating software package

Work on traditional Plan and Specification, Design and Build of Partnered Contracts

Obtain competitive prices for materials and sub-contract packages

Oversee or complete quote analysis comparisons

Check and amend rate/price build-ups where necessary

Prepare tender build-ups for internal adjudication and carry out adjustments where necessary

Preparation and collation of relevant information/ documentation for handover meeting, ensuring all teams are suitably briefed

Discuss the clients requirements for a pre-tender meeting with relevant departments, present and answer all questions regarding cost of works

Participate in post-tender meetings with clients 
Skills Required:  

Knowledge of building, material components, building regulations, estimating (including taking-off) and H&S.

Management skills - basic programming, planning, compiling reports.

Word processing and computer skills for record keeping/data entry and report writing - Word and Excel.

Knowledge of contractual procedures and responsibilities.

Good negotiation, influencing and communication skills; well-spoken and personable; able to get on with diverse personalities

Strong analytical and reasoning abilities

Good organisation skills and attention to detail

Highly numerate with well-developed ability to accurately manipulate numerical information

Driving license holder with own car 

If you are considering a move and would like to discuss this role or would like career advice then please call Chris Grimes at Interaction Construction on 02382 025 900 / 07703559144 or email:

Contact information

Chris Grimes