Senior Estimator

A Top Tier Building & Civil Engineering Contractor has a new opportunity for a Senior Estimator to join the Pre-Construction Team.

The Senior Estimator shall be responsible for Pre-Construction Estimating, working closely and directly with internal / external clients, other disciplines and teams from project inception, accountable and responsible for all financial and estimating aspects of the projects.

To procure contracts and budgets for the Company in accordance with the Business Strategy.

To ensure highly competitive, carefully resourced, analysed tender costs and preparing quality submissions to clients. To work within Frameworks evaluating negotiated contracts. To be aware of company targets for new orders and aim to better them with profitable successful bids.

The desired outcome being that the Company will achieve sufficient new work to enable continued growth in accordance with the Business Strategy.

  • Assist the Senior Pre-Construction Management Team in developing new Clients and opportunities whilst maintaining existing Client relationships
  • Produce robust estimates/ cost plans/ budgets from concept plans and specifications to aid Client business cases
  • Demonstrate strong experience of estimating large scale >£50m/ complex tenders
  • A track record of working on winning tenders that have delivered successful contracts
  • Review and comment on tender documentation with regards to legal, bond & insurance requirements, seeking advice from relevant internal and external parties
  • Review tender documentation for completeness and provide input to the tender clarification/ query process
  • Review tender documentation in order to highlight key project risks and opportunities to be documented within a risk register that is both discussed with the Senior Pre-Construction Management Team and presented within key tender meetings
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead the estimating function on Design & Build tender, including identification of contractor design elements, engagement of designers and management of designers
  • Lead estimating input and present within internal start-up, mid tender & finalisation meetings
  • Work collaboratively within the wider tender team providing input on quality and technical issues in order to deliver a successful submission

The successful Estimator will have a minimum of 6-8 years' experience within a similar role, ideally educated to degree or HND level with relevant work experience and possess excellent communication and numeracy skills

A fantastic salary & benefits package is on offer including the following:

  • Flexible and Hybrid working
  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days annual leave entitlement
  • Generous pension contributions
  • Life Assurance


For more information or to discuss in confidence, please contact Michelle Doran at CSR on 02892627488. Alternatively, to apply, click on the link below.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business on behalf of our clients.

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Job Details

  • Consultant: Michelle Doran Consultant
  • Telephone: 028 9262 7488
  • Job Reference: CSR015423
  • Location: Antrim
  • Job Type: Permanent - Full-Time
  • Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
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