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Estimator - construction - Derby

An exciting opportunity to work with a leading construction company that has 130 years experience of working on a wide range of projects across the Midlands area. They work with commercial, educational, residential and many more sectors. Their work ranges from new builds to full refurbishments.


  • Liaise and support client engagement before, during and following the tender process to fully understand the client’s requirements.

  • Prepare and ensure tender submissions are submitted accurately and on time.

  • Conduct take offs and produce Bill of Quantities on projects up to approximately £8m.

  • Engage with supply chain to obtain accurate quotes for materials and services to establish true cost estimates.

  • Understand and scrutinise the supply chain quotations ensuring accuracy, value for money and resolve cost discrepancies whilst maintaining profitability.

  • Understand and present financial overviews of tenders and their value for adjudication.

  • Develop the Company’s current supply chain introducing new suppliers and subcontractors.

  • Help to develop new business by introducing new tender opportunities.

  • Work with existing pre-construction team to view project information, complete tenders etc.

  • Have a thorough understanding of project, scope of works and restrictions imposed by contractual requirements and site conditions.

  • Prepare a handover pack and presentation for the construction team when handing over secured tenders.

  • Work closely and assist with the pre-construction team on quality questions and further bid requirements.

  • Communicate regularly and effectively to all team members.

  • Help ensure that the Company maintains its image for quality and value for money within its budget and profit targets.


  • A strong knowledge of building industry practices, processes and requirements

  • Up to date knowledge of health and safety matters

  • Ability to communicate and interact with stakeholders at all levels

  • Knowledge of a range of different construction techniques, including sustainable and environmental construction their practical implications

  • Ability to work to timescales under pressure and in a fast paced environment.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Possess a good level of practical skill in the use of Microsoft Office packages and estimating software e.g. Conquest.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £40,000.00-£70,000.00 per year

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: Derby

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Tinayeshe Moyo
Tinayeshe Moyo
Nov 06, 2023

I am interested in the above role. May you kindly contact me on 07897452666

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