Job Type

Full Time


4 days ago


This role involves the full estimating process to submit tenders for the plumbing & heating package for large scale new build housing contracts with a typical value from £100k to in excess of £1M. The majority of these contracts are new build housing developments, with with a smaller proportion of refurbishment work.

The ideal candidate should preferably have experience in estimating domestic plumbing & heating contracts. Candidates will be considered with previous experience in construction estimating, or plumbing & heating. Excellent IT skills are required, particularly in the use of Microsoft Excel.

The role involves:

  • Full estimating responsibility, from logging enquiry to submitting final tender
  • Taking off quantities from drawings
  • Pricing bills of quantities
  • Reviewing specification documents in detail
  • Logging all tender packages received
  • Managing and prioritising an unpredictable workload
  • Using in house system to formulate tenders
  • Compiling tender letters to include all conditions of offer
  • Assessing relevant tender qualifications
  • Following up all tenders submitted
  • Negotiating with clients to win contracts

The successful candidate will report directly to the managing director.