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Reference Number: 10977

  • Job LocationLocation: Hull
  • Job SalarySalary/Rate: Up to £65,000 depending on experience plus Car Allowance / Year
  • Job Contract TypeContract Type: Permanent
  • Employment TypeHours Type: Full Time
  • Job Shift TypeShift Type: Monday To Friday
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Job Description

Our client, an independent expert in the construction industry, are offering an exciting opportunity for an Estimator to join their team based in Hull, East Yorkshire. Employing many employees across its site(s) covering new builds, refurbishments and maintenance works in both the public and private sectors.

This company are a forward-thinking organisation with many year’s experience and are offering a permanent position for the right candidate to join the estimating department to provide a first-class, hands on service within their construction operations.

You will be joining a proactive company that are redefining the construction world, therefore, you will be enthusiastic, energetic, motivated, and physically fit with excellent time keeping. Thriving on working as part of a team ensuring the highest quality of work always, embracing best practice principles of collaborative working.

Objective of the role

Reporting into the Managing Director
Be responsible for estimating the costs of a planned construction project in terms of the labour, equipment and materials required.

Diverse Employment are working on behalf of the advertised position so should you wish to apply, we would be pleased to hear from you.

Job Summary

Hours of Work

  • Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week


The following are a list of responsibilities for this role:

  • Commercially aware with the ability to price projects up to circa. £2m in value.
  • Analyse plans, bills of quantities and other project documentation in order to estimate costs
  • Researching, sourcing, negotiating, and obtaining the best prices and quotes from suppliers and subcontractors to ensure high percentage returns
  • Visiting project sites to gather information
  • Keeping up to date with the latest regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Keep detailed records and writing reports
  • Ideally experience of refurbishment, extension and newbuild
  • Pricing work in a timely manner to meet tender and client deadlines including all required supporting information
  • Comfortable dealing with both clients and agents acting on their behalf


  • Hold a HNC/HND or degree within construction desirable (civil structural, quantity surveying and/or construction management) desirable
  • Excellent numerical skills


  • Proven experience as an estimator
  • Ideally experience of refurbishment, extension and newbuild
  • Experience using estimating software desirable but not essential, ideally conquest

Desired Skills / Qualities

  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Strong Negotiation skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Motivated, enthusiastic and committed
  • Excellent team player, relationship-building and influencing skills
  • Methodical approach to work

Job Benefits / Perks

  • Statutory Holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Competitive Salary
  • Car Allowance

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