Senior Estimator - Cambridge

£80,000 - £90,000

UK / East Anglia

Construction, House Building & Development



David Weaving
020 3962 9900

David is an Associate Director at MRG and joined the business in 2011. He is responsible for the main contractor division in the Twickenham office covering South & West London, the South Home Counties and the Thames Valley. He spent eight years in sales before his move int


Job Description

REF: 13752
Posted: 26 June 2018
Closes: 31 January 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for an established, leading Main Contractor based in Cambridge, who is looking to appoint an experienced Senior Estimator working on schemes with values up to £80m.

As a member of the Senior Management Team, the position will be working closely with the Commercial Director and Regional Estimator, the Business Development team, Bid team, suppliers and technical departments and you will be responsible for delivering projects from initial tender enquiry through to final account across Health; Education; Retail; Commercial and Student Accommodation sectors.

Projects will consist of refurbishments schemes through to new build projects.

Due to increased workload the business is seeking an outstanding Senior Estimator to join the team and carry out all Estimating duties including:

  • Analyse Tender Documents
  • Prepare Supply Chain Package Enquiries
  • Sub-Contractor
  • Issue packages with accurate pricing schedule to allow comparison
  • Phone suppliers / sub-contractors to check if they are willing to price
  • Review and assess tender quotations returned – what is not included, terms, conditions etc.
  • Prepare Direct items, measure and price
  • Mid Tender Review with ED Identify Risk items to focus on at this stage
  • Compile tender estimate, and Prelims etc.
  • Attendance and presentation at Mid Bid & Post Tender Interviews
  • Investigation various forms of construction and liaising with Specialist Sub-Contractors
  • Modular, Pre-Fabricated Systems
  • Basic understanding of NRM & BIM

Project Types

  • Project sizes up to £80m
  • Various types of Contract – JCT, NEC including Design & Build options
  • Landlocked Inner City Refurbishments – difficult access / egress
  • Structural Alterations – as part of a whole scheme

On offer for this Senior Estimator position is a salary of £85,000 per annum plus package and bonus scheme.

The client has indicated that they will look at all levels of candidates and there could be flexibility on the salary dependant on experience.

Apply for this position or alternatively for further information please contact David Weaving on 020 3962 9900 or

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