Estimator – Main Contracting

The Company

Our Client has recently celebrated their 20th year of business, operating out of their South Hertfordshire office. They service works across London and the Home Counties and offer construction, maintenance and facilities management services to their clients. The business has grown from their core services background and over recent years strategically grown their main contracting business. They cover private and public sector new build and refurbishment contracts. Working on buildings varying from high end residential, hospitals to tower blocks, churches to sports halls.  Recent successful tendering has led to a strong order book for 2015/16 which has led the need to selectively recruit for key operational roles within the business.


The Role

The company are currently recruiting for an Estimator to initially work alongside the current Estimator before taking over in the New Year following their retirement. . Their projects range from £100k-£5m. The individual must be able to communicate well with both commercial team and clients and have a professional but non adversarial approach with the emphasis of working together. The current portfolio comprises a mixture of Commercial, Education, Residential, Leisure and Healthcare projects. This role will initially provide a lot of autonomy and will require the Estimator to prepare tender packages without the need for support and to engage with the commercial team in all aspects of Estimating. You will also carry out analytical pricing of in-house produced Bills of Quantities System and to work closely with Managing Director in the development of bids when required


This role would suit somebody with the desire to achieve results by hard work and who wish to participate in the future of one of the most progressive organizations. The working environment is very friendly and enjoyable to be a part of which is reflected in the remarkably low staff turnover


Salary/ Benefits

Salary will be in the region of £55,000 – £75,000. In addition to this you will receive a generous benefits package including Car Allowance, Pension, Healthcare, Bonuses. In addition to benefits the company offers a fantastic working environment and will provide the opportunity to progress your career through excellent guidance, support and training.



Experience of working on a combination of new build, fit-out and refurbishment projects is preferred. Candidates will have  experience in a senior estimating role for a main contractor. Most importantly the candidate for this role must be trustworthy, reliable, conscientious and keen to progress their career further. You will also have to be a highly motivated individual and a strong team player.

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