Senior Estimator Attleborough - Attleborough

My client, a successful and growing Construction business are currently recruiting for a Senior Estimator for their site in Attleborough.

Duties included in the role of a Senior Estimator:

  • Overseeing projects to ensure costs remain in line with forecasts 
  • Compiling bids for work 
  • Calculating the cost of materials, transport, labour and equipment hire 
  • Obtaining quotes for all predicted requirements from sub-contractors and suppliers 
  • Collating detailed price lists of everything needed on each construction project 
  • Clarifying the client's needs and expectations 
  • Reading blueprints and taking measurements 
  • Making use of relevant computer software
  • Assessing and adhering to all risk assessments and health and safety requirements 
  • Keeping up to date with inflation, exchange rates and projected timescale costs 
  • Making visits to proposed construction sites
  • Liaising with others including construction managers, planners and design teams 
  • Presenting bids to clients and answering their questions 
  • Archiving unsuccessful bids
  • Administration of tender preparation and submission process
  • Completing work quality submissions 
  • Preparing and submitting quotations for work. 

Essential skills/qualifications required for the Senior Estimator role:

  • Understanding of ECC/NEC contracts
  • CSCS cards
  • Understanding the current health and safety legislation
  • Knowledge of commercial management
  • Excellent people and project management experience
  • Good team player as being able to work on own initiative
  • Ambitious and a forward-thinking, proactive individual
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in the same role
  • Full UK driving licence

Working Hours:

  • Full time
  • Monday – Friday
  • This role is permanent


  • Depending on the level of experience
  • Excellent benefits.

Due to 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.