Published: December 5, 2018
Job Type
Up to £55,000
Start Date
January 2019


Abatec are currently recruiting for an Estimator, to join our client, a successful, privately owned, South Wales based construction company. This exciting opportunity has become available due to the growth of the company, as the client has a healthy pipeline of works already secured for 2019. The successful candidate will be working on a variety of projects predominantly within the retail sector and will have responsibility for the preparation and submission of tenders, under a variety of forms of procurement, typically between £50,000 and £10m in value.

As an Estimator you will:

  • Formulate accurate take off and schedule of works from drawings & specifications.
  • Collate sub-contractor’s quotations within the tender procedures.
  • Liaise with the Client's representatives at the initial tender stage.
  • Understand tender procedures and be able to contribute to pre-qualification information and programming.
  • Complete analysis of construction estimates, order book and authorised costs.
  • Prepare tenders and contract documents, including bill of quantities.
  • Deliver post contract reports of work to a high standard.
  • Ensure there is effective cost management of the project through regular and accurate forecasting and cost/value reporting.
  • Support, advise, develop and train all members of the site team on commercial matters.
  • Lead and manage the procurement process to maximise profit and ensure subcontract orders are placed on time and in accordance with the company policy.

Our client is looking for an Estimator with:

  • Construction/Surveying - HND/Degree or similar.
  • Experience of working on projects up to £5m.
  • An understanding of estimating software and current Microsoft office suite systems.
  • Strong numeracy and financial management skills.
  • An understanding of estimating software and current Microsoft office suite systems.


  • Salary up to £55,000 per annum
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Health Cover
  • 25 days annual holiday plus Bank Holidays

If you would like more information, or to apply for this vacancy, please contact Hayley Fisher on 01934 635025. The reference for this vacancy is 128662. Alternatively, you can email your current CV (in MS Word format) to

We are always looking for candidates for similar positions, so please register your details with us to hear about similar opportunities that you may be interested in.

Abatec Ltd. is working as an employment agency on behalf of a client.



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