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Assistant Estimator

£22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Apply2019-05-16 15:29:431970-01-01Eden Brown Built Environment

Assistant Estimator

Date posted: May 16, 2019
£22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
West Midlands, England
Job description

Our client is an award winning established construction and fit out business, due growth they are seeking an Assistant Estimator to join their pre-construction team in Solihull, Birmingham. This is an excellent time to join the business as they continue to grow and have recently moved into a vibrant new office space in the heart of Solihull.

Assistant Estimator

The successful candidate will work alongside other members of the pre-construction team, you will be responsible for supporting the successful preparation, development and coordination of team submissions, bid and pre-contract activities.


- To support the Estimating team in carrying out their duties
- Estimate projects using drawings to produce a take-off and pricing by building up rates from labour, plant and material rates.
- Manage resources, produce and send enquiries to subcontractors inviting them to tender and engagement with the supply chain.
- Receive and analyse quotations, liaising with Contracts Managers and Quantity Surveyors regarding costs.
- Carry out tender administration and document control
- Co-ordinate and manage the process of supplier enquiries
- Maintain the register of all enquiries as sent and received
- Maintain Pre-Contract supply chain database of supplies
- Control of incoming tender documentation
- Updating of tender documents ensuring all information is up to date
- Completion of tender enquiry documentation, and submission in line with identified deadlines
- Carry out general administration associated with tender and land Bid preparation and submission

Education, Experience and Skills:-

- Degree qualified
- Good experience of standard MS Office / word processing packages including the use of MS Outlook, MS Word and MS Excel or similar
- Good experience of IT based document storage systems and databases
- Ideally experience of working within a construction main contractor
- Good verbal communication skills for interaction with internal and external team
- Working with key pre-construction contacts from within the Pre-Contract Team Bid Managers, Bid Writers, Estimators, Planners and other technical experts.
- Demonstrate an excellent track record of working in environment of multiple bids or similar operations

If you're a Midlands based Assistant Estimator seeking a new opportunity and would like to join an award winning construction business, send your CV to Amy at

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 259328AGO_1558016983