Estimator - North London

Excellent Package - Utilities - Pre Construction
Ref: 600 Date Posted: Tuesday 23 Jul 2024

Bracken Recruitment are currently recruiting on behalf of one of the UK's leading Contractors. They have an exceptional opportunity for an Estimator with a Civils background who is seeking work with a business with a real positive environment where they will work along some extremely experienced professionals. There will be opportunity for career progression within the business with regular reviews and a clear path to where you would like your career to go. 

Main purpose of Role: 

  • To support the Pre-Construction team in providing a timely and professional estimating service 
  • Responsible for compiling estimates, working out how much it will cost to provide the client with products or services.
  • Assessing materials, labour and equipment required and analysing different quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Be able to work from a bill of quantities or just a set of drawings from the client.
  • Provide prices for everything from a one-off scheme to maintenance projects which will be completed over several years.
  • Ability to produce and author Bid deliverables including methodologies.
  • An appreciation of data confidentiality and be aware of things like price trends and regulations.
  • Deadlines can mean long hours, be methodical, keep good records, understand Client documents, seek and take advice, and challenge yourself and others.
  • Working within a team environment, but also be able to use their own initiative.
  • Occasionally may need to travel to meet clients on site.
  • Ad hoc tasks as required by the department

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Good knowledge and experience of Civils Estimating
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • The ability to manage projects and meet tight deadlines.
  • Enthusiastic, proactive team player
  • Strong problem solving ability and a keen attention to detail
  • Organisational and presentation skills are crucial
  • Excellent IT Skills


Please contact Steve Lee on 075 9531 0008 to discuss in more detail.