Senior Estimator

SSG Child Account
Cradley Heath
From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum Group bonus, pension & health
08 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is the leading constructor of industrial and commercial scale flat roofing projects throughout the UK. Their sister company specialise in the refurb of flat roofed structures for the retail and commercial buildings sector and provide a cold pour sealant solution giving building owners a guaranteed peace of mind for 15 years.We seek an experienced estimator with flat roofing experience to join their busy HQ team.

1.Ensure quotations are issued accurately and on time for all branches

2.To manage, guide and assist subordinates

3.Raise queries with information received with the relevant parties effectively and efficiently

4.Make sure all offers comply with Health & Safety Regulations

5.To ensure all specifications submitted are compatible with the works required

6.Provide contract documentation to our branches upon receipt of order and to make sure all necessary credit checks have been completed prior to this

7.Update and maintain Pipeline system

8.Compile Marks & Spencer reports when needed

9.Assist relevant contracts staff with “project programmes” when needed

10.Attend sites as and when required in order to take measurements or training etc.

11.Produce re-measure spreadsheets based on dimensions obtained from site

12. Attend Hyflex Health & Safety quarterly meetings

13.Prepare Tenders/offers in accordance with all our procedures as set out on Estimating information sheets and by required return date.

14.To prepare tenders/offers from architects drawings and/or site visits and detailed specifications provided by client.

15.To estimate the type and amount of materials necessary to deliver the contract against the agreed specifications.

16.To estimate the cost of plant, equipment and overheads

17.To estimate the cost of access, hoisting and protection with due regard to Health & Safety risks.

18.To establish the likely progress and completion rates, including allowances for bad weather and other unforeseen circumstances.

19.To liaise with Contracts Manager/Supervisor, by handover meeting, on receipt of order, to communicate pricing information of the tender.

20.To maintain good communications with our suppliers to make sure all our material requests are met on time and to provide forecasts so as no unexpected delays occur.


1.To Meet Company Requirement


Incumbents need to be articulate, numerate and demonstrate competence in:

·Sites measures and drawing take offs

·Specifications and technical knowledge

·Product knowledge

·Thorough knowledge of Health & Safety Legislation

·Contractual awareness i.e. CDM

·Estimating Experience

·Valid CSCS card

·Computer Estimating Programme experience

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