Senior Estimator

Senior Estimator

Byfleet / Surrey

Salary £70,000 – £85,000

About the Company:

Our distinctive client is one of the leading companies within the specialist housing and low cost House Building Sector. They operate within London and the Southeast undertaking new build, refurbishment and fit-out within both the public and private sectors. They have a substantial financial backing and will increase their turnover from 30 to 40 percent over the next two years with their projects ranging in value from £500,000 to £30million.  If you are looking to work for a friendly dedicated team with the ability to progress within your role this company is for you. This is real opportunity to develop your career and become part of a vibrant and expanding business.

About the Role

Our client is seeking an experienced Senior Estimator to join their enthusiastic team in Byfleet. You will be site based covering numerous projects around England. They want someone who is hard working, highly organised, structured and has the ability to work from their own initiative. The project you will be working on is a £22m new build RC Frame project of 4 residential blocks with a mix of shared and private housing.



  • Prepare detailed accurate material, labour, equipment, subcontracts, construction facilities, etc. estimates.
  • Foster relationships with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Attend on-site pre-bid/proposal conferences and site visits
  • Develop and review subcontractor scopes of work and accept, review, and analyze subcontractor quotes for best value
  • Prepare project bid status reports and ensure compliance with all specifications and contract Statements of Work and Bid Invitations.
  • Present cost estimates to meet customer proposals, providing consideration for general and special conditions.
  • Prepare scope specifications and requirements, prepare and inputs project schedules, perform quantity take-offs, prepare cost summary sheets, and input quantities into estimating software
  • Maintain an accurate, current database cost codes of accounts for historical data
  • Review Company jobs and compare on a timely basis to as-sold estimates to confirm accuracy of estimate.
  • Utilize the appropriate company and industry historical data for pricing estimates



  • 4 year degree in Building Construction
  • 7-10 years Related Estimating Experience
  • Advanced project estimator skills that include performing engineering calculations, being conversant in engineering nomenclature to effectively communicate with Application Engineers, Product Managers, Project Managers, Engineering and vendors
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to read, understand and organize construction plans and specifications
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills



About the Benefits / rewards: Our client offers excellent opportunities in order to progress your career within the business. The salary is dependent on level of exposure to industry and experience within the industry. The offer is between £70,000 – £85,000.


Send CV applications to charlotte or call on 01923 750 095

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