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Senior Estimator

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Market Rate


Senior Estimator



IR35: Inside

Our Client has a requirement for a Senior Estimator, who will be required to work on a contract basis in Cumbria.

Role Purpose:

Prepare, compile and co-ordinate the development of the estimate, ensuring all required estimating documentation is completed and issued to the capture manager in line with the bid schedule.

Read and interpret ITT documentation in full, raise any TQ’s or RFI’s where information is believed to be missing or unclear.

Participate in tender analysis and risk reviews

Prepare detailed bottom up cost estimates for self-delivery scopes of work working from RFQ documentation, drawings, specifications and site instructions. Prepare BOQ / MTO information, job steps, obtain material pricing and utilse labour norms and productivity rates to develop whole package costs.

Work with subcontractors and suppliers to prepare and distribute subcontractor & materials RFQ packages for work within project scope but not performed internally, including defining the scope of work, providing drawings, specifications and required documentation;

Develop detailed indirect estimates, both onsite and off-site support;

Complete detailed cost calculations including indirect, direct labour, material, rentals, subcontracts, and equipment;

Gather, analyse, input and compile information for negotiated work; Support the capture manager in organising and chairing estimate hand over meetings.

Liaise with Planning and Delivery teams to ensure that the estimate ties into both schedule and project delivery plan.

Understand and apply estimating norms, factors and allowances to project cost components

Understand the full project life cycle and its components of cost.

Have good presentation skills and experience of presenting bids to internal management for approval.


At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.


We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for role looking for new employment. Start date - ASAP.

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