Estimator Job Description

Estimator Job Description

April 24, 2023

Job title: Estimator

Responsible to: Department Manager

Main purpose of job:

Use experience and knowledge to provide detailed estimates for client projects. Maintain existing client contracts and seek out new clients and estimating opportunities.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with clients, consultants, quantity surveyors, subcontractors and other third parties.
  • Establish clients’ needs and project requirements
  • Actively seek new opportunities from within our existing client base
  • Review and evaluate all specifications and enquiries for completeness and accuracy.
  • Administrate correspondence and documentation throughout the supply chain.
  • Organise and attend site visits with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.
  • Research materials, labour, and equipment costs
  • Obtain quotes for all requirements from sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Participate in project meetings
  • Review and evaluate all project costs and provide a complete price submission.
  • Assess the levels of business risk on each project.
  • Assess and provide all associated evidence to the highest standard and in line with the requirements specified within each enquiry
  • Compile and provide detailed handover information for all successful bids to the Operations team
  • Monitor the various stages of all successful bids to ensure costs are kept in line with the forecast
  • Make use of relevant computer software (CLIK,Simpro,Excel)
  • Keep detailed records of all estimation documentation
  • Balance multiple proposals and estimations at once, ensuring each reaches the client by the deadline
  • Adhere to company standards, processes and procedures
  • Assess and adhere to health & safety requirements
  • Maintain relationships with clients keeping a sales-minded attitude

Apply here:

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01752 724093 or send your CV to: [email protected]

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