The Client: In a newly formed role at the company, working as an Estimator you will be working for a main contractor based in Hertfordshire costing primarily new build projects in both the commercial and residential sector as well as smaller refurb projects for individual residential clients. Given our location in Hitchin, we work for clients in the Home Counties and North London. Expected project values will be between £100k to £5M.
The Job: You will be the primary person responsible for tendering new projects, working alongside an in-house QS and reporting directly to the MD for new tenders and to contracts managers for ongoing project variations. You will work autonomously to manage tender due dates and ensure source suppliers to work on 2 stage tenders and special orders. Direct contact with clients and site visits will occasionally be required.
Qualifications & Experience: Experience as an Estimator for a main contractor is highly advantageous, candidates with other Estimating experience will still be considered. To be successful you will need to be based near to Hertfordshire and able to travel in along with having commercial awareness of all types of contracting. A BSc in Commercial Management or Quantity Surveying is desirable, although any equivalent qualification would still be acknowledged.
What is on offer: If you are successful in this job as an Estimator you will benefit from a salary of up to £50,000 per annum, along with a benefits package including pension contribution and discretionary bonus paid annually. Along with this, there is a long-term and secure job with an established main contractor who are only looking to expand.