Our client are specialists for over 10 years within the Construction and Refurbishment sectors, are currently recruiting for a Construction Estimator.

The company undertakes all forms of construction and maintenance works, within the Public and Private market sectors. Further to a perfect start to the financial year and a healthy order

book to deliver, an excellent opportunity has arisen for a hard-working individual, within this dynamic and friendly, family-run business.

The companies prides itself on delivering a high quality of service and its goals of building long term relationships with their customers, of which 75% plus of our annual turnover is repeat

business with existing clients.

In this role you will be expected to prepare accurate cost estimates for labour, plant and materials. You’ll collaborate with vendors and subcontractors to get the most competitive

tenders possible. Another responsibility will be the tracking and monitoring of live construction project costs throughout the process of delivery. Finally, among other responsibilities, you will

be expected to analyze project specifications and drawings to determine the full scope of supply.

Status: Immediate full-time position (39hrs per week)

Job Description and Ideal Candidate:

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate most of the following experience and


• Excellent influencing, negotiation, and delegation skills

• Familiar with Microsoft Office Software (in particular with Microsoft Excel, Outlook and


• Excellent communication and organizational mind and skillset

• Previous experience within the Commercial and Domestic Construction Industry

including the measurement and estimating of Construction Works (must have).

• Ability to plan and coordinate multiple construction tenders simultaneously, including

diary management.

• An experienced estimator who has been working for a principal contractor (highly


The typically the Estimator will, under the direction from the Commercial Manager, be expected

to assist with the following duties;

• Preparation of cost budgets and cost estimates for construction and maintenance


• Oversee and manage the day to day running of a small estimating department and the

group tender submissions

• Daily activities associated with the company’s cloud-based management and

estimation system (Construction Manager & Evaluate)

• Project planning and anticipated cashflow management for Construction projects

• The processing of Sub-Contractor tender submission and any subsequent package

award process.

• Provide support to the operational teams, site-based supervision, and director with any

variations to the original scope of supply

• General administration, including letter and email writing, handle post and telephones

• Maintain a flexible approach in dealing with both internal team members, external

clients, and suppliers.

If you are a motivated individual with strong construction background and a desire to contribute

to a dynamic team, we encourage you to apply for the current Estimator position.


• Company pension

• On-site parking


• 8 hour shift

• Day shift

• Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

• Bonus scheme

• Performance bonus


• GCSE or equivalent (preferred)


• Commercial & Domestic Construction Estimating: 5 years (required)

Work Location: In person

Job Category: Construction Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Durham

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