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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Dale Roberts

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    17 Feb 00:00

  • Startdate:


Salary: £30-40k per year (DOE)
Role –  Estimator
Job Type – Permanent
 – Excellent Benefits

ideally looking for someone with experience in Estimating within the partition and suspended ceilings industry

Are you a highly skilled and experienced Estimator, with main contractor experience, looking to join a Senior Team?
Akton is delighted to be working with a new client, who are currently recruiting an Estimator for the Head Office in Rossendale. The new member would join an already established team Estimators. The primary purpose of this role is to produce competitive and innovative tenders and proposing the right costs to the highest quality and accuracy. The successful candidate will be working projects from £500,000 to £6 million.

What will you be doing as an Estimator?
  • Accurate interpretation of drawings and technical specifications
  • Undertaking Take-Offs
  • Pricing a diverse range of trades from first principles
  • Sub-contract tender analysis
  • Attending pre-tender interviews and post tender presentations
  • Developing Client and Consultant relations
  • Reviewing the status of tenders and department workload with the Chief Estimator
  • Mentoring and developing junior members of the team
You should apply for the role of Senior Estimator if you have…
  • BSc/HNC in Building Studies or similar
  • Chartership to MCIOB or RICS would be advantageous not a necessity 
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience within an Estimating role
  • 2 years Structural Steel is a MUST applicant without this will not be moved forward.
  • A proven background in successfully delivering a wide range of tenders
  • Experience of various construction methods
  • The ability to communicate confidently with external and internal teams
  • The ability to present plans clearly and accurately
  • Experience of value engineering and finding practical solutions to overcome barriers
  • Literate in Microsoft Excel and Word

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