Estimator - Ipswich

Our clients, a family-run building Contractor in Ipswich, are currently looking to recruit an experienced Estimator to join their growing team. The company delivers a comprehensive and high-quality building service. They carry out a wide range of new build projects, working closely with Developers, Architects, Interior Designers, and Structural Engineers, with every aspect of the work supervised by their in-house management team. They can also provide a full-service package, covering everything from initial conceptual design to planning, construction, services, and finishing.

As an Estimator your role will involve:

  • Working on a variety of residential and new build projects
  • Analysing plans, bills of quantities and other project documentation in order to estimate costs
  • Calculating how much a proposed project will cost
  • Researching prices and collecting quotes from suppliers and subcontractors
  • Monitoring inflation and exchange rates
  • Checking the client’s requirements
  • Drawing up bids for work
  • Keeping an eye on projects to make sure costs stay in line with forecasts
  • Drawing up detailed and accurate price lists for everything needed on a construction project
  • Considering risk assessments and health and safety requirements

To be considered for the Estimator role you must have:

  • At least 5 years of experience in an Estimating role
  • The role is very similar to that of a Quantity Surveyor, so experience in this sector is also considered
  • CSCS card
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Experience within the residential and new build industry
  • Excellent experience in computer systems

Working hours:

As an Estimator you’ll be required to work Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. My client offers a flexible approach to this.

Our client is offering the successful Estimator:

  • £50,000 basic
  • Company van which is tax-free
  • Mileage allowance
  • Pension
  • Free on-site parking

​​​​​Due to the high amounts of applications if you have not been contacted within 7 days, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

This job has been posted by GCB Agency Recruitment Ltd who is acting as the Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, working on behalf of their client who is confidential at this stage

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