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Assistant Estimator

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  • Salary:

    £28k - 35k per year + Package

  • Contact:

    Lucy Patterson

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    07973 786995

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Job title: Assistant Estimator

Location: Lichfield

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable to £35,000 plus package

The company:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Estimator to join a well-known main contractor / Specialist contractor, with expertise in Concrete Repairs, Liquid Roofing & Coatings, Structural Remediation, Movement and Expansion joints.

You will be joining a business with strong team spirit, a collaborative environment, where you will have opportunities develop your skills and experience.

The Role:

As Assistant Estimator you will be assisting in the preparation of estimates and tenders for structural refurbishment and waterproofing projects. You will be supporting the Estimating team win profitable projects on a national basis, that are in line with company objective and expertise. Duties will include:


  • Quantity take-offs from drawings or site
  • Producing pricing schedule document based on the project requirements
  • Organising and gathering subcontract prices
  • Understanding the project material specification
  • Carrying out on site project surveys around the UK to gather required information
  • Assess risk levels of projects
  • Produce tender stage programmes
  • Answering, compiling, or delegating tender quality bid requirements
  • Assisting in tender adjudication
  • Correspond to any client queries and information requests
  • Assist in project handover meeting for any successful bids

About you:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience within Construction Estimating / quantity surveying
  • Basic knowledge of construction project H&S requirements
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Competent in the use of MS Office packages
  • Team player, also able to work independently
  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Time Management and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Full UK driving licence

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click the link to apply or contact Lucy Patterson at Thorn Baker on 07973 786 995 or

Key Skills: Estimator, Estimating, Tenders, Bids, Construction, Main Contracting, Subcontracting