Junior Estimator – Quantity Surveyor

Job Overview

Junior Estimator / Quantity Surveyor – Cheshire – Competitive salary +benefits
Fantastic growing local business with ambition scope and progression!

Join this wonderful growing business and help take it to the next level – Cheshire based opportunity with loads of legs and ambition – We are looking to recruit someone on the up ready for he next level! Apply today – Interviews June 2021

Key Accountabilities

* Estimate a variety of projects to an excellent level of quality and standard and measuring cost to value for each

* Ensure architects instructions and variations are obtained and properly valued

* Complete tender documents, including details regarding quantities of required materials

* Prepare work to be estimated by gathering proposals, specifications and related documents

* Identify labour, material and time requirements by studying proposals, specifications and related documents

* Compute costs by analysing labour, material and time requirements

* Maintain project cost tracking spreadsheets

* Carry out site surveys and assessments

* Evaluate customer specifications, ensuring compliance with necessary regulations and providing clients with suggestions to best suit their budget whilst maximising turnover

* Keep detailed records of all estimation documentation

* Maintain sub-contractor and suppliers’ data base

* Build and manage relationships with clients, colleagues and suppliers

* Protect the company’s best contractual interests at all times


* Proven ability of producing and managing accurate estimates/budgets

* Advanced skills with spreadsheets and report writing

* Able to successfully negotiate estimates

* Committed to meeting deadlines

* Results driven – including by sales and profit

* Excellent communication skills

* Attention to detail

Personal Qualities

High degree of personal motivation

Commercial acumen

Ability to strive under pressure

Ability to work as part of a close-knit team and manage numerous activities / projects simultaneously

Ability to work on own initiative and with the minimum of supervision

Outgoing personality essential for dealing directly with clients and the project teams

Good negotiator

Flexibility to work across all areas of the business and hours to meet the requirements of this challenging position

Qualifications and Experience

* BSc in Quantity Surveying or similar degree or experience

* Two years quantity surveying/estimating experience (Hopefully) within the residential/domestic section of the construction industry

* Proficient in MS Office and Excel

* A high standard of numeracy and literacy

* A valid and clean driving licence

A wonderful new role due to growth – START ASAP


Altrincham, Trafford

Full Time


Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary0- £15,000
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