Surfacing Estimator

Posted 22 August 2023
Salary £25k - 45k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameJordan Townley

Job description

Job Title: Surfacing Estimator
Location: Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
Salary: £25,000 to £45,000
Job Summary:
The company is currently seeking a skilled and motivated Surfacing Estimator to join their team in Sittingbourne, UK. The Surfacing Estimator will be responsible for providing accurate and competitive estimates for various surfacing projects. This role plays a vital part in ensuring the successful execution of road construction, pavement resurfacing, asphalt laying, and other surfacing initiatives. The position offers an excellent opportunity for growth and development within the construction and surfacing industry.
Key Responsibilities:
·Estimate Preparation: The Surfacing Estimator will be responsible for preparing comprehensive and detailed estimates for surfacing projects, considering factors such as material costs, labour expenses, equipment usage, and project requirements.
·Cost Analysis: Conducting cost analysis, the Surfacing Estimator will carefully assess project elements to determine accurate project costs and ensure competitiveness in the bidding process.
·Supplier and Contractor Liaison: Collaborating with suppliers and contractors, the Surfacing Estimator will obtain competitive quotes and negotiate pricing to optimize project budgets.
·Project Documentation: Maintaining organized documentation of all estimates, contracts, and relevant project information, the Surfacing Estimator will facilitate clear communication and smooth project execution.
·Project Coordination: Working closely with the project management team, the Surfacing Estimator will review and refine estimates based on project changes or new information.
·Cost Optimization: The Surfacing Estimator will be expected to suggest cost-effective alternatives or value engineering options to enhance project efficiency and maintain competitiveness.
·Market Research: Staying updated with industry trends, materials, and technologies, the Surfacing Estimator will continuously improve estimating accuracy and market competitiveness.
Qualifications and Experience:
- The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of one year of experience in surfacing estimating or a related field.
- Knowledge of surfacing materials, techniques, and industry best practices is required.
- Strong analytical skills and attention to detail are essential for providing accurate estimates.
- Proficiency in using estimating software and tools will be beneficial.
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills are necessary for effective collaboration with suppliers, contractors, and internal teams.

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jordan Townley at Carrington West on 023 9431 4917 or email for more information.
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