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Salary Package: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Location: Tiverton, England
Consultant: Dave Smith
Posted: 03/07/2024



Berry Recruitment are working with an established but expanding Construction company looking for a new integral team member to join them. They are looking for an experienced Estimator to join them in their Tiverton office, this role will be taking over duties from the company owner.

We are looking for a motivated and skilled member to join an already solid team. You will be an experienced Estimator who is comfortable in all aspects of construction from breaking ground on day one, to final completion across a broad range of domestic & commercial projects.

As an Estimator you will actively price materials and labour for private domestic & commercial projects, focusing on reducing costs and improving efficiencies, therefore having a real impact on the profitability and commercial success, As well as conducting site surveys, valuations & tender submissions .

As an estimator your role and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Responsible for the financial and technical aspects of contracts.

  • Cost Control.

  • Variation account management & valuations.

  • Minimising costs where possible, maximising value and ultimately making a profit.

  • Working with direct labour and subcontractors, ensuring all work issued has labour targets to return agreed profit performance.

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with the workforce, customers, subcontractors and suppliers.

  • Procuring materials, plant, and subcontracts in line with the contract budgets.

  • Producing fortnightly contract valuations for each active site.

  • Conducting site surveys.

To be considered for this estimator opportunity you must have the following experience and knowledge:

  • Experience within the private domestic & commercial sector.

  • Managing a direct clients expectations and delivering quality new build, extension, renovation and conversion projects to a high standard.

  • A proven ability to minimise cost and maximise value, profit, and cash flow.

  • Strong IT and spreadsheet skills.

  • Experience in working with direct labour and subcontract procurement.

  • Experience working on Schedule of Rates contracts is desirable, with the ability to price works from first principles.

  • High awareness & experience of Health & Safety.

  • Full UK driving license and a vehicle to commute.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a company looking to start their next phase of their growth plan, you will be getting in just at the right time to make a meaningful impact on the company’s growth and therefore your own career.

If the post is of interest please apply online or contact Dave Smith at Berry Recruitment in Exeter.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.