Estimator (Structural Steel)

Location Chester, Cheshire, England
Discipline: Construction
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££35000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Contact name: Dale Roberts

Contact email:
Job ref: DR-00_1629193159
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Role: Estimator

Location:option for a day or two remote depending on experience

Salary: £30,000-£40,000

My Client is looking to expand the estimating team, due to increased workflow. They are a design fabricate and installation in the structural steel industry, working commercial and industrial projects.

The role:

  • Working in the specialist sub-contractor construction industry, the Estimator is responsible for compiling estimates of how much it will cost to provide a client, or potential client, with products or services.
  • Working from architectural & structural drawings and specifications, the job involves assessing material, labour and equipment required and analysing different quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Tender enquiries and budget quotations are requested from main contractors, Cost Consultants and Architects and the aim of the Estimator is to service these enquiries within a set time frame.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring you get the best price to win the contract in a competitive bidding situation, whilst ensuring that the contract can be carried out profitably.
  • You will be required to produce quality is written and informative submissions supported by internally produced design and engineering documents in a timely manner.

The candidate:

  • 2-3 years' experience of estimating within Structural Steel outfit.
  • It is expected that the successful candidate will have experience of the construction industry and specifically steel
  • Excellent numerical, analytical, communication and organisational skills, commercial acumen, problem-solving ability, IT skills, confidentiality and attention to detail are imperative.