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Date Posted:
09 October 2017
£45,000 to £55,000
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Job Description

The Opportunity
My client, a successful Regional Main Contractor working in both general build and refurbishment and is currently recruiting for an Estimator to join their office in Hitchin. This opportunity would ideally suit an Estimator with a solid background in estimating within the Commercial New Build and Refurbishment sector of the construction Industry.

The Client
Founded over 20 years ago, my client is recognised as one of the leading Construction companies in the region, operating throughout Hertfordshire and London. They predominantly work within the Commercial sector - building and refurbishing Schools, Hospitals, Offices, Hotels and Heritage works with project values up to £5 million

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate bid estimation on new speculative and instructed work.
  • Review tender documentation and understand scope and deliverables.
  • In accordance with Clients’ needs and as required, maintain project anonymity during the bid process, dealing directly with manufacturers wherever possible.
  • Prepare outline resource schedules and project programmes for all bids.
  • Compile bid, reviewing with the Commercial and Pre-Contract Manager as required.
  • Ensure that information supporting the basis of the offer (take-offs, measures, quotations, etc.) is accurately recorded, compiled and saved into the Company archiving system to ensure that it is available for future reference. 


  • Demonstrable experience as an Estimator within the Building Industry
  • Educated to a minimum ONC or HND level in construction or equivalent field
  • Previous experience working for an Interior Fit-out Contractor
  • Experience of commercial, retail, hospitality projects is desirable
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Team Player

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established Main Contractor with a fantastic career, salary and package on offer to right individual.

On offer for this Estimator position is a basic salary in the region of £55,000 circa p.a. depending on experience plus comprehensive benefits package including pension, bonus and car allowance.

Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact Mark Seckerson on 07896 079493 or email.

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