Surfacing Estimator

Posted 18 January 2024
Salary £35k - 45k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameAmy Maxwell

Job description

Job Title: Surfacing Estimator
Location: Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Type: Full-time, In-Office
Salary: £35,000-£45,000
We are excited to announce an opportunity to join our client, a leading and specialized road surfacing company as a Surfacing Estimator. Our client is dedicated to delivering high-quality services to both private and public sector clients, and they are seeking an experienced Surfacing Estimator to contribute to their continued success.
Key Responsibilities:
1.Estimation: Prepare detailed and accurate cost estimates for a range of road surfacing projects, considering materials, labour, equipment, and other relevant factors.
2.Project Analysis: Collaborate with project managers to analyse project specifications, ensuring a thorough understanding of requirements and potential challenges.
3.Collaboration: Work closely with internal teams, including the commercial department, clients, and suppliers to gather information and ensure that estimates align with project goals and client expectations.
4.Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation of estimates, including assumptions, methodologies, and any deviations from standard practices, in adherence to the company's quality standards.
5.Bid Preparation: Assist in the preparation of bids and proposals, ensuring compliance with client requirements and industry standards, showcasing the company's commitment to excellence.
Qualifications and Skills:
·Surfacing and Highways Experience: Between 3-5 years of proven experience in surfacing and highways projects within an estimator capacity, with a strong understanding of industry best practices.
·Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex project documentation and provide valuable insights.
·Attention to Detail: Meticulous attention to detail to ensure accuracy in estimates, aligning with the company's commitment to delivering high-quality services.
·Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with internal teams, clients, and suppliers, fostering positive relationships.
·Time Management: Efficient time management skills to meet deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously, supporting the company's commitment to delivering projects on schedule.
·Software Proficiency: Familiarity with relevant estimation software and tools, demonstrating a commitment to staying current with industry technology.
·Education: Relevant qualifications are preferred but not essential.
The Package:
·Between £35,000-£45,000 per annum based on experience
·Generous holiday entitlement
·Competitive annual bonus scheme
·A modern workplace with up to date technologies and equipment
·Workplace pension scheme
·Vehicle allowance
·Laptop and phone entitlement
·The opportunity to flourish within a family run business and progress your career

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, Infrastructure & Transportation 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 Amy Maxwell at Carrington West on 02393876081 or email at for more information.
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