Posted 22 December 2021
Salary£30k - 40k per year
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSurveying, Technical & Engineering
Contact NameThomas Humphreys

Job description

As an Estimator, your main purpose of the role is to issue estimated quotations to clients and provide information to improve efficiency and optimise the performance of business processes and provide support to the Contracts Manager. 

The ideal candidate will be hands on with sound technical knowledge as well as knowledge of implementing client engagement Estimating.

If that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!


Based in Watford or Liverpool, you will be tasked with:

  • Ascertain client and project scope and requirements, so that accurate costings can be prepared
  • Determine key variables and list all assumptions, so that BBA risk/ exposure is mitigated
  • Interrogate Client needs, capture requirements and ensure estimates proposed back to the Client are accurate and represent the needs
  •  Application of margins to an agreed sign-off process


The ideal Estimator for this position will possess:

•             Knowledge of Contracts, pricing and test costs

•             Knowledge of implementing of client engagement Estimating

•             Knowledge of project management techniques and processes

•             Construction / Engineering sectors

•             TIC sector knowledge

Technical / Work based skills

• Performance of management of resources

• Delivering against targets and goals

• Building and delivering business plans


• Operational experience working with diverse teams

• Experience of managing and leading a diverse portfolio of services/activities

• Experience of building effective senior level/executive and client relationships

• Successful management of budgets/operations within a commercial organization

• A successful track record of developing and meeting key targets

• Construction sector


With a 50-year legacy as a trusted certification body, our client develops long-term partnerships with clients, assisting in the innovation and development of products and services, enabling continued commercial growth in both the UK and Global marketplaces, while remaining reassuringly impartial. 


Benefits you will receive 

  • Contributory Pension Scheme of 6%
  • Life assurance
  • Generous holiday allowance starting at 25 days and increasing to 30 after five years of service
  • Health care cash plan scheme
  • An Employee Assistance Programme – with up to 6 counselling sessions
  • Flexible working hours to fit in with individual lifestyles
  • Opportunity to work from home (Most roles eligible to apply for the Hybrid Homeworking Scheme for up to 3 days a week following completion of induction)
  • Our Watford site has access to a range of sporting facilities, including a football pitch, tennis courts and a small gym, and many out of hours social activities. We have a social committee who organise various social events for staff such as our popular summer barbecue and games, a Christmas dinner and dance, sports events and quiz nights

It takes a special type of person to be a great Estimator but if you’ve got what it takes and would love to find out more information or apply, either

  • Hit the apply button now and follow the steps 
  • Contact Thomas Humphreys at Spencer Clarke Group