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Martin has recruited for all of our business sectors over the past 11 years and we feel he understands our organisation and consistently supplies us with high calibre candidates.

Anita Hill - Group HR Manager - ISG Construction South West

Assistant Construction Estimator

Job Ref HJ//5676
Location Ashford, Kent
Type Permanent
Salary £40- £45K +++
Consultant Simon Cross

Junior Estimator

Salary: £45k + Package

Sector: Commercial / Industrial New Build

Location – Ashford, Kent

A relatively young company with very experienced leaders.  They are a main contractor, currently T/O £25M and growing.  They work for a small pool of clients on a repeat basis, so Value Engineering is an important part to this role.  Average project value £5M, specialising in D & B new build commercial offices / warehouses.  The business is a very professional set up, they offer excellent packages, training / mentoring and promote growth from within.  The geography of their contracts ranges from the South East into the Midlands.  However they pride themselves on ensuring that the correct staff are allocated to the projects closest to home. 

Key Objectives

•To undertake commercial activities with a high degree of acumen.

•To identify opportunities to add value throughout the project process.

•To identify risks and opportunities.

•To price selected trades from first principles using agreed outputs.

•To send out enquiries to supply chain and collate and compare responses

•To produce a detailed control document at handover to delivery team.

•To conduct their role in a way which is consistent with the company's sustainability objectives.

•To complete or manage project take–offs to the required level of detail.

•Constantly reinforce and deliver our customer first ethic.

•To lead and prepare the complete commercial and pricing element of a tender or cost plan.


Reporting into a Senior Estimator

Desirable Criteria

•Accurate pricing from first principles of identified packages.

•Understanding of various construction methods.

•Using Microsoft suite of Office programmes; including Excel, Word, and Outlook.

•Taking off quantities.

Ideally some experience working as a Construction Estimator or Quantity Surveyor

Key Benefits

In return you will be rewarded with offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package.

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