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Assistant Estimator - New Build D+B

Assistant Estimator - New Build D+B

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Title: Design & Build Estimator.

Location: Ripley/Derby

Salary: Up to £55K depending on experience.

We have an exciting opportunity to join a highly respected quality house building company, who are growing throughout the region. They are seeking an experienced Estimator to join their pre-development team.

As Pre-Development Estimator you will work within the Pre-Development Team and report directly to the Head of Pre-Construction, undertaking estimating duties on proposed developments. These will vary in nature, size and complexity, but all will need your experience and expertise to provide a build cost estimate to enable the wider Pre-Development Team to formulate an acquisition and development strategy.

You will prepare estimates which meet business plan targets including:

  • Reviewing design and tender documentation, contract conditions, other job-specific factors, and production of risk analyses, in order to inform the 'decision to tender'.
  • Creating accurate estimates for elements of schemes by studying architectural drawings, schedules and specifications.
  • Arranging and chairing cost adjudication project team meetings and contributing towards tender strategy decisions.
  • Seeking quotations for packages of work and/or materials in order to prepare competitive tenders.
  • Producing accurate estimates based on available data and your knowledge in order to prepare competitive estimates of development costs.


  • Construction degree or equivalent
  • CSCS Card


  • Good understanding and awareness of house building methods and technologies.
  • Ability to interpret and cost technical drawings relating to house types, engineering and wider site works.

What's on offer

Competitive salary + company wide benefits, including company car/car allowance, generous holiday entitlement, pension, private healthcare etc.

Reference: 52221784

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