08 August 20222022-08-08
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Excellent Salary Plus Benefits
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Estimator or Senior Estimator


Excellent Salary Plus Benefits

Recruit 12 has an exciting opportunity for an Estimator or Senior Estimator to join a construction business that specialises in fit-out, refurbishment, design and build, and maintenance projects.

To be successful in this role you will need to have a strong knowledge of all elements of construction, building process, and specifications.

Your responsibilities as an Estimator or Senior Estimator would include:

  • Attend estimating meeting
  • Mark up Bill of Quantities
  • Input Bill of Quantities into Causeway software package
  • Ensure inquiries are sent out to suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Request further information from the Client/Designer/Architect (if required)
  • Visit the site (if required) and complete the site survey checklist
  • Monitor return of inquiries from suppliers/sub-contractors where necessary
  • Work within the set timescale to produce and estimate
  • Close liaison with all Personnel, Clients, Sub Contractors, and any others involved in the process of preparing the estimate
  • Complete formal handover to QS/PMs on all contracts
  • Obtain feedback on all contracts from QS and PM with a view to future tenders/rates
  • Deal with tender inquiries, provide professional advice, and clearly set expectations with each client on turnaround times.
  • Submit price stating any qualifications to tender
  • Follow up the price with a client
  • Adhere to company standards and guidelines when analyzing and providing estimations; focus on maximizing profit and customer satisfaction, while minimizing any potential risk to the company
  • Prepare and submit financial documents
  • Balance multiple proposals and estimations at once, ensuring each reaches the client by the deadline
  • Liaise with other company departments to maintain business development and continuously innovate new profitable outcomes
  • Maintain relationships with existing clients keep a sales-minded attitude, and seek out and build relationships with new clients
  • Assessing and adhering to all risk assessments and health and safety requirements
  • Identify labor, materials, and time requirements by studying proposals, plans, specifications, and related documents. Agreeing to compound labor rate with Director(s).

To be a successful candidate as an Estimator or Senior Estimator you would need:

  • An HNC, HND, or degree in construction would be desirable
  • Working knowledge of Causeway or similar software packages
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Methodical
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Technical skills, knowledge of industry processes, materials, and costs
  • Time management skills
  • Aware of data confidentiality
  • Assertive and resilient
  • Analytically minded, including having the ability to undertake financial analysis
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, Construction, 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.