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Date Added: Sat 01/06/2024

Estimator - Residential Extension Projects

Deptford, SE8, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £50000 - £75000/annum

Estimator - Residential Extension Projects

Deptford, London


£50000 - £75,000

Purpose of the Role:

To estimate the costs of projects to meet or exceed customer and client requirements. To determine contractual, financial, technical and operational risks and to find opportunities to minimise risk and maximise gross profit.

To support the fulfilment of the pipeline of contracts safely, on time, and to the required quality while maximising gross profit and customer and client satisfaction.


* Attend project meetings with the Surveying and Commercial Teams.

* Check quotations and obtain alternative quotes and/or negotiate costs with Sub-contractors via the Commercial Team.

* Breakdown specification and pricing documents into Sub-contract packages.

* Liaise with Clients Representative(s).

* Identify, analyse and develop responses to any commercial risk.

* Ensure that the business has a robust and defendable position by adhering to contract specific requirements.

* Understand the implications of Health, Safety and Environmental Management.

* Assist in the preparation of cost and measurement exercises as and when required.

* Continuously develop new business opportunities and client relationships.

* Produce accurate estimates that are detailed and inputted into the estimating system currently in use.

* Work as part of a team whilst at the same time work unsupervised, prioritising workload through effective communication with all the team members.

* Ensure that all enquires dispatched to the supply chain are fully comprehensive in respect of technical and contractual information.

* Technically and commercially appraise all quotations on receipt.

* Work closely with the Pre-Construction Department and the respective operations teams at tender stage, handover and throughout the planning stages of each successful project.

The Job Holder will:

* Have a practical and logical mind and a methodical way of thinking.

* Show a creative and innovative approach to problem solving

* Ability to write clear and precise reports and relay complex information in a simple and direct way to a diverse range of people

* Have a detailed knowledge of past and current building technology, processes, materials, business and legal matters.

* Participate in continuous self-development.

* Have a working knowledge of construction methods
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