Estimator (Cost Planning)

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Sector: Construction, Commercial Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Matthew Clegg

Estimator/Cost Planner
c.£70,000 + car & package

I have a fantastic opportunity for an Estimator with experience in Cost Planning to join a leading, top tier main contractor on a high profile new build project valued at more than £1bn in Central Birmingham. My client is offering the successful Estimator an opportunity to work on this and other high profile & high value projects across the West Midlands, alongside the opportunity to progress your career with no glass ceilings on where you can go within the business. This is all supported with a market leading, competitive salary & package.

The Estimator will initially be working on a £1bn redevelopment project in the Centre of Birmingham that will transform an existing site in time for a major sporting event in 2022. The final development will include new homes, apartments and associated works built through a modular construction process. Other projects will include major redevelopment schemes, often valued >£300m.

As the Estimator, your role will include:

  • Taking responsibility of the estimating and bid management process
  • Competent use of estimating & cost planning software
  • Producing accurate estimates and cost plans from concept plans & specifications
  • Working on subcontract analysis & comparisons
  • Working on cost plans through the tender stage
  • Value engineering

Estimators considering this opportunity will need to have:

  • A degree, HNC or similar in a construction related field
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of various construction & design processes, ideally with experience of the residential sector
  • Experience of working for a main contractor

The successful Estimator can expect a competitive salary & package that includes:

  • Starting salary of up to c.£70,000
  • Car allowance of £5,700
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Pension
  • Private healthcare
  • Life assurance

Apply today to ensure you don't miss out.

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