Senior Estimator

Posted 5 days ago by Fortem Featured

The Role

Here at Fortem we have had a very successful start to 2018 with various contract wins including a place on the Scape Regional Construction Framework. Due to this success we are pleased to confirm we are currently seeking a driven, professional and talented Senior Estimator to join our team.

This is a full time, permanent opportunity to join our Estimating team focusing predominantly on Project works. Base location for this position is flexible, either Hitchin, Loughborough or Rotherham with travel to be expected.

The Project

Working with the Operations and wider Procurement team, you will use your knowledge of pricing, market place levels and supply chain to lead on the pricing of bids and assist in the development of an economic and deliverable, operational solution; preparing the complete commercial and pricing element of a tender/ cost plan.

You will be joining a values based business with a true family ethos, with Gold Investors in People accreditation; our people are at the heart of everything that we do. Are you looking for a job? Or are you looking for an employer who will welcome you, support you, and encourage you to be the best you!

Essential and Desirable Criteria


Good demonstrable standard of written and spoken English

Good standard of mathematical ability

Construction Knowledge and Technical Ability

Experience in an Estimating or QS role

Previous successful delivery of tenders on a wide range of tenders.

Reading, understanding and accurately interpreting client briefing/tender documents.


Minimum Level 4 qualification (HNC/NVQ4), or Relevant Degree

Working Towards MCIOB/MRICS

Ability to critique and pre-settle own work

Fortem embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

Personal Qualities

At Fortem we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours. We are looking for people to join our team aligned to our values which are: loyal & united, honest & trustworthy, take responsibility, be proud, and listen & act. If you are passionate about what you deliver, and willing to go the extra mile then come and join our Fortem team, and become a great ambassador of our business.

Additional Information

We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including company pension scheme, birthday leave, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, and many more!

*Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.

We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognise and reward your achievements.

The submission of speculative CV’s by recruitment agencies is discouraged and is entirely at their own risk. Any candidate details submitted by an agency without an instruction from Fortem shall be deemed rejected. Introductions are at all times subject to Fortem’s standard terms and conditions of recruitment, which shall apply to the exclusion of and prevail above any other terms and conditions that an agency attempts or may in the future attempt to impose or incorporate (and which are hereby rejected).

About us

Here at Fortem we are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.

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