Estimator – Taunton

An opportunity has arisen for an Estimator to join our successful and growing team in our Taunton office reporting directly to the Regional Director.

Overall purpose of the job:

You will be calculating the price of time, labour and materials for a specific housing jobs with some national house builders, and then put together a bid.

Key responsibility:

  •  Manage tenders in the value range of £100k to £8m, from start to finish including:
  • Foundations
  • Roads
  • Sewers
  • Section 278 works
  • Produce accurate costs, and identify key risks and opportunities to enable effective tender settlements
  • Achieve target win rates in line with business plan and agreed with you personally
  • Complete elements of larger / more complex tenders working closely with Senior Management
  • Contribute positively to the successful mobilisation of secured contracts
  • Support the development of colleagues and trainee staff
  • Maintain and create strong and positive working relationships with clients

 Essential Criteria:

  •  Full UK driving licence.
  • Estimating/pre-contract management experience
  • CSCS card
  • Strong building experience/background/knowledge.
  • Knowledge of the groundworks aspects of house building would be an advantage

 Essential Skills: 

  • Commercial acumen
  • Capable of financial analysis
  • Maths and IT skills
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, verbally and oral
  • Able to manage projects

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