Job: Group Estimator – Major Bids Reporting to the Head of Project Support

Location: Doncaster

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

The ideal candidate will be:

  • An excellent communicator to ensure understanding across multi-functional disciplines
  • Have proven exceptional project planning and organisation skills
  • Commercially and financially astute with proven ability to problem solve
  • Experienced within the construction industry
  • Possess a positive attitude, be open minded and a true team player
  • Pragmatic in approach – hands on and results driven

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working at all times within the boundaries of Health and Safety protocols both customer/client and company
  • Compilation of competitive estimates to win the business whilst ensuring that the contract can be carried out profitably
  • Ensuring a ‘quality submission’ is included along with the estimated price detailing quality of service to be offered, etc.
  • Working with the many cross-functional teams to ensure that the estimate provided is both commercially viable and can take into account potential fluctuations over the duration of the project timescale
  • Ability to read drawings to compile estimates as well as being able to carry out detailed calculations
  • General knowledge and understanding of the installations requirements and ground workings, factoring in site access/exit locations to location of site working
  • Some site visits may be required
  • Customer/Client contact to ensure estimate captures all requirements
  • Attend all training courses and meetings as required
  • Share expertise within team
  • Build relationship with customer/client to instill confidence in knowledge and expertise and build opportunities to promote upgrades for consideration i.e, service agreements, upgrade products and ancillary equipment in line with the legal compliance standards
  • Carry out other duties and tasks that may be requested and that you have been fully trained to carry out

Qualifications & Experience:


  • Intermediate computer literacy
  • GCE Maths/English/Technical Drawing

And/or Btec HNC, HND or degree

  • NVQ Project Management Level 3
  • Contract tendering, estimating and buying experience
  • Quantity Surveyor qualification or QBE
  • 2 years minimum industry specific experience

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