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Estimator/ Senior Estimator

  • £80,000
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • Hampshire

About the company:

Our client is a multi-faceted, ISO-certified construction company that has built an unassailable reputation for undertaking bespoke building projects at all stages. From conception, feasibility, and planning through to construction and handover. They work on new build, and refurbishment projects across a variety of sectors including healthcare, education, residential, and commercial build projects.

Based in Newbury our client has built up a reputation for producing work to the highest standard across the South. For over 20 years our client has been a leading light within the industry and has achieved many industry accolades along the way. Sustained organic growth has led the company to its current position of over 60 members of staff and an annual turnover of £50 million. Typical projects our client works on are valued between £2 million and £15 million.

The success of the business has been founded on the principle of employing the very best people in the industry. All of whom have been responsible for the successful delivery of many of their high-profile projects in recent years. Because of the exceptional people they employ the company has enjoyed a vast amount of success in recent years and is in a very healthy position moving forward meaning that they have been able to secure larger projects moving through the year.

About the role:

My client has a new opportunity for an Estimator to join their pre-construction team, based out of their office in Newbury. With a large number of tenders ongoing and continuous, growth planned for the business, the team needs additional resources from a well-versed, up-and-coming Estimator who knows the area, suppliers, and potential clients.

The aim of this appointment is to allow the office to be able to increase the output and accuracy of tenders, as well as gain new clients in the process. The successful candidate will find themselves working across a mixture of tenders from one-off jobs to large frameworks, from high spec residential to education, and from new build to refurbishment, typically priced between £4m and £15m, with occasional projects up to circa £25m. This role will offer direct routes of progression and development within a growing team.

About the benefits and rewards:

The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary in the region of £55,000 to £80,000.

In addition to the basic salary, there will be benefits including car allowance, pension, health, and travel allowance.  As well as long-term career prospects and progression, you will also work closely with the Pre-Construction Manager who can offer support should you need it.

About the requirements:

The successful candidate needs to have extensive experience in managing a range of projects ideally including residential, education, and healthcare, with projects ranging in value from £5m to £10m. The ideal candidate should also have a balance of working on new build, and refurbishment projects.

My client is looking for candidates who can show stability of employment throughout their career keeping each appointment for a minimum of 3 years per employer.