• Permanent
  • Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Posted: 15th September 2020
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Duration:
  • Reference: BBBH6455
  • Industry:
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Skills:



Our client is at the forefront of new & innovative offsite and onsite modular manufacturing and construction technologies in the UK. Based from the Peterborough area they boast an enviable portfolio of projects across the residential sector in the UK. Due to an ambitious and achievable pipeline of projects, they are now looking to recruit for a newly created role for an experienced Estimator from a modular background. This Estimator role is offering a starting salary in the region of £40,000-£45,000 per annum alongside fantastic opportunities for career development as the company is experiencing significant growth.

Reporting to the Technical Manager you will be required to generate product and project cost estimates, placing and managing orders for the supply of equipment, materials and services.

Responsibilities of the Estimator:

  • Generate product cost estimates, including carrying out take-offs from drawings as required.
  • Preparation of Bills of Materials and other technical specifications.
  • Liaison with external suppliers and subcontractors for identified services ensuring that their quotations are fully compliant or suitably qualified.
  • Compiling take offs and inputting into Excel based estimating system in order to produce an accurate quotation.
  • Producing specifications and schedules of fittings in order to provide a fully detailed bid package. Working with the team in producing tender deliverables as and when required.
  • Carry out value engineering exercises and specification reviews to provide best value for money and design solutions.
  • Cost Reconciliation and handover to Operations, Purchasing and Finance upon receipt of an order and developing estimates into full bills of materials.

Requirements/experience to be successful as the Estimator:

  • A strong track record of estimating experience
  • Adept at interpreting technical drawings
  • Experience of working within a modular/MMC environment
  • Must be IT literate, including intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of Building Regulations
  • Educated to HND level
  • Previous experience of working as either an Estimator or Quantity Surveyor

If you feel that your experience is aligned to this Estimator position, please do apply to register your interest.



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