Workforce Staffing Ltd
£20k - £32k pa + Pension, Bonus
10 Mar 2018
25 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Workforce are proud to be representing this established Wolverhampton based manufacturing company who specialise in the Design and Installation of Facades, secondary steelwork, and industrial products for the construction industry.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced estimator to join a large successful company with an excellent reputation. An impressive salary, pension contribution and other benefits are all available apart of the package. The company are specifically looking for a candidate with cladding and facades experience to add to their team.


Carefully inspect tender documentation. Analyse exact requirements and identify areas that have implications to the organisation.
Provide a detailed "take-off" and Bill of Quantities (BQ) using the Estimating software package.

Contact appropriate person to arrange site inspection. Visit site and make all necessary record notes and take appropriate photographs. Assimilate information and take account of in tender pricing.

Assess individual rates and prices, amend, create new or insert from material and subcontract quotes.

Using standard prelim forms build-up allowances for each project. Discuss construction sequence of projects with Calculate prelim allowance. Consider other construction methods and determine the specific prelim requirements.

Re-assess build-ups taking account of all known conditions and requirements and adjust figures as necessary.

Develop and review subcontractor scopes of work and accept, review, and analyse subcontractor quotes for best value

Maintain an accurate, current database cost for historical data

Take responsibility for preconstruction correspondence with all involved parties, including bid invitations, requests for information, addenda, and scope of work clarifications.

Budgets/Cost Plans

The same process applies as tenders albeit the degree of accuracy required will be dependent upon how precise and how much time is given to produce.


Prepare tender build-ups and arrange a meeting with the relevant Line Manager to adjudicate the price prior to tender submission. Explain the project, the basis of pricing and the names of any other information available.

Carry out adjustments to the tender based on the discussions in the meeting and complete tender documentation for submission by the due date.


Collate tender information and build-ups, and complete estimator's written report section of the handover meeting. Arrange convenient meeting date with contracts department within one week of letter of intent, contract of firm notice of intent. Attend meetings; explain project and handover documentation and additional copies as necessary.

Pre-tender meetings

Discuss the client's requirements for a pre-tender meeting with the Sales Department and relevant Director or Manager.


Provide support to other estimators in pricing tenders and providing budget costing.

Contact with people outside the company will be by telephone, e-mail, letter and meeting in person.

Assist others in selection of materials and sub-contractors when required to do so and propose alternative materials or methods.

Recording existing site conditions, etc. will require taking photographs and detailing a written account of the surveys for consideration when preparing and adjudicating each tender.

Please apply now below, or call the Dudley office of Workforce Recruitment for more details.

Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions.
We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step.
We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help.

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