19 September 20222022-09-19
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Negotiable DOE

Recruit12 Construction has a fantastic opportunity for an Estimator to join a well-established family run construction company, who specialise in the creation of high-quality turnkey facilities in partnership with some of the UK’s leading developers, occupiers, retailers and logistics businesses.

The role is to consider all pertinent information about each project and decide how much it would cost to meet the client's needs, bidding for the work against competitors. 

As an Estimator your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Overseeing projects to ensure costs remain in line with forecasts  
  • Compiling bids for work  
  • Calculating the cost of materials, transport, labor, and equipment hire  
  • Obtaining quotes for all predicted requirements from sub-contractors and suppliers  
  • Collating detailed price lists of everything needed on each construction project  
  • Clarifying the client's needs and expectations  
  • Assessing and adhering to all risk assessments and health and safety requirements  
  • Keeping up to date with inflation, exchange rates, and projected timescale costs  
  • Liaising with others including Construction Managers, Planners, and Design Managers  
  • Presenting bids to clients and answering their questions  
  • Completing work quality submissions  
  • Preparing and submitting quotations for work 
  • To work to the Company’s quality standards and performance criteria 
  • Co-operate on matters of health and safety and follow the training provided, always taking reasonable care of personal and other people’s health and safety 
  • Any other duties consistent with the role of Estimator as may be required from time to time


To be successful in the position of an Estimator, you will need the following:

  • Experience working on Industrial/Logistics projects would be advantageous  
  • A degree in Estimating or similar, or attending university to achieve this 
  • Ambition and drive  
  • Self-motivation and pro-activity   
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written  
  • Good organisational skills  
  • The ability to meet strict deadlines  
  • Good negotiation skills  
  • The ability to work on your own initiative  
  • The ability to drive would be beneficial 

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Construction, 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.