Senior Estimator

Senior Estimator

Location Tyne & Wear
Job Type Permanent
Salary £60k + benefits (negotiable)

Job Description

A key client of mine, who is a very successful main-contractor based in the North East, is seeking an established Senior Estimator to join their team on a permanent basis. Typically working on design and build projects valued from £5m - £25m in the following sectors: commercial, student accommodation, leisure and care homes, you will be involved in managing all aspects of tenders received, pricing, preparation and return.

You will be involved in the following:

  • Completing take-offs from drawings and producing BOQ's/cost plan estimates 
  • Preparing written proposals, methodologies and commentators
  • Working with and building relationships with the North Easts top sub-contractors
  • Attending regular tender review meetings to create effective budgets and reports
  • Assisting in the development and training of junior staff

To be considered for this role, you must have the following:

  • Previous experience of working as a Senior Estimator for a main contractor in the build sector
  • Excellent numeration and written skills as well as excellent communication skills
  • Experience of using ConQuest or Causeway (or a similar estimating software)
  • Be highly organised with the ability to prioritise workload 

This role will offer the chance to work for an established and growing construction company with a turnover in excess of £60m, as well as the opportunity to progress to Estimating Manager level.

Please get in touch to find out more about this exciting role.

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