08 August 20222022-08-08
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Job Title: Quantity Surveyor/ Estimator

Location: Taunton

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000


Recruit 12 Construction have an excellent opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor / Estimator to play a pivotal role providing high-quality Architectural metalwork construction in the South of England. This role supports the Sales and Estimating Director, estimating, producing accurate quotations, and negotiating tenders with clients.

As a Quantity Surveyor/ Estimator your responsibilities will include the following:  

  • Estimating architectural metalwork, structural steel and secondary steelwork.
  • Reading drawings from architects and engineers
  • Material take-off’s and summaries
  • Obtaining quotations and negotiating
  • Preparing quotations and working towards deadlines
  • Drafting detailed quotations
  • Liaising with clients and discussing tender submissions
  • Sales follow ups of quotations
  • Attending client meetings, with occasional site visits
  • Working alongside other departments

To be successful as a Quantity Surveyor / Estimator, you must have:

  • Understanding of metalwork or associated trade
  • Background in construction industry or manufacturing
  • Good IT skills
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ably to work well in a team and with good people skills Ably to work on own initiative and self-motivated 
  • Good planning and organisational skill
  • Positive attitude to work with attention to detail Flexible approach and able to prioritise tasks
  • You may also have experience as a QS or sales negotiating


If you are excited by the prospect of joining a leading architectural metalwork manufacturer as an estimator, please apply immediately

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World Class manufacturing sectors.

Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa.