Job Title: Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sevenoaks, Kent
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, healthcare, bonus, pension
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DI0701BE2_1548406553
Contact Name: Dexter Ifill
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 25, 2019 08:55

Job Description


Estimator | Kent | Residential Developer

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious Estimator to quickly progress within a company who are renowned for investment in their staff and development programs.

This business build outstanding new homes and neighbourhoods of lasting quality and are involved with a range of developments from iconic mixed use developments with values exceeding £1 billion to smaller bespoke residential schemes.

This company are looking for a driven estimator to join a well-established and experienced commercial team. Reporting to the Commercial Director, the successful candidate will be office based and will be responsible for the Estimating function and provide support to the Commercial Team on a number of developments through from the initial land viability assessment, the land acquisition and planning process, through to the delivery and completion of the development.

Key duties and responsibilities for this Estimator position:

  • Measuring from drawings and transposing quantities into a bill of quantities/elemental cost plan or land appraisal.
  • Obtaining subcontractor quotations and rates for use in compiling cost plans and Land appraisals.
  • Liaison with the technical team and consultants so as to provide continuous value engineering of design concepts and proposals for inclusion within cost plans and Land appraisals.
  • Liaison with the material buying department to obtain pricing information for inclusion within cost plans and Land appraisals.
  • Production of Land Appraisals.
  • Production of Planning Stack cost plans.
  • Production of Pre-Commencement cost plans.
  • Production of bench marking analysis for importation onto group portal.

Requirements for this Estimator position:

  • Must have a minimum of 4 years post graduate experience working as an estimator.
  • Developer or main contractor background.
  • Previous experience working on residential developments would be advantageous.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and generate solutions.
  • Highly IT literate, including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Remuneration for this Estimator positon:

  • £50,000 - £55,000 per annum
  • Car allowance (£5,000)
  • Great pension scheme.
  • Healthcare benefits.
  • Discretionary performance related bonus

How to apply for this Estimator Surveyor position:

If you are interested in this Estimator position then please apply via this job board or alternatively you can send an up to date CV to Dexter Ifill on or call me on 0118 9522 240.

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Estimator | Kent | Residential Developer

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