Assistant Estimator



Reach Resourcing are delighted to be working exclusively with a family run organisation which has expanded significantly in the last 10 years’ operating, employing over 250 people to recruit an Assistant Estimator.

Our client currently operates throughout the entirety of East, West and North Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire who can provide a fully integrated solution which ensures a streamlined service for all our clients within every step of a project.

Primary Purpose of the Role

The Assistant Estimator will assist in the preparation of estimates for construction works in accordance with Company estimating systems and procedures, working with other members of the commercial teams to secure sufficient work by value and type, in order to meet Company objectives.

Key Accountabilities

* Undertake quantity take-offs, both manually and digitally, from tender documents and drawings.

* Produce Bills of Quantities to the appropriate Method of Measurement in either spreadsheet or Conquest Estimating Software format for Estimators and subcontract or material enquiries.

* Liaise with the Construction Team on the design element of design & construct tenders and providing temporary works support for tenders

* Liaise with Supply chain Team to provide subcontractor and material allowances within tenders

* Liaise with the procurement department to ensure documentation is complete before enquiries are sent out

* Maintain and regularly publish agreed rates and prices for labour, plant and materials

* Produce Cashflow Profiles for all tenders, from estimate data provided by Estimators, for review and presentation at adjudication

* Assist the bid submission team in the preparation of tender submissions

* Ensure ownership of bid submissions and issue handover documents following contract award

* Developing a coherent and consistent tender submission with the use of key estimating assumptions

* Developing a tender win strategy alongside the business unit teams and issuing handover documents following the contract award

* Meet company standards by promoting the safety culture through observations, site standards and workplace safety.

* Report all accidents, near misses and safety concerns to a line manager


* Educated to HND / Degree Level in Quantity Surveying or Equivalent

* Experience in the Construction Industry in a similar Role

* Knowledge of contract conditions – JCT, NEC, etc.

* CSCS – Card

* Full Driving Licence

* Commercial awareness and understanding of the Construction process

To apply by following the directions on the website, alternatively for more information please call Liz Owen at Reach Resourcing Hull.

Reach Resourcing recruit for Temporary, Temp-to-Perm and Permanent opportunities working Industrial, Manufacturing, Engineering, Construction, Production and Modular sectors throughout the region. If this role is not suitable for you, we would be happy to have an informal discussion regarding any future opportunities.

While we will endeavour to respond to every applicant personally, on occasion this is not always possible, therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 14 days of applying, you have been unsuccessful

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