Estimator – Doncaster

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere


Role Description

A strong knowledge of all elements of construction, building process and specifications.

Role requirements and responsibilities

Attend estimating meeting

Mark up Bill of Quantities

Input Bill of Quantities into Causeway software package

Ensure enquiries are sent out to suppliers and sub-contractors

Request further information from Client/Designer/Architect (if required)

Visit site (if required) and complete site survey checklist

Monitor return of enquiries from suppliers/sub-contractors where necessary

Work within the set timescale to produce and estimate

Close liaison with all Togel Personnel, Clients, Sub Contractors, and any others involved in the process of preparing the estimate

Complete formal hand over to QS/PMs on all contracts

Obtain feedback on all contracts from QS and PM with a view to future tenders/rates

Deal with tender enquiries, providing professional advice and clearly set expectations with each client on turnaround times.

Submit price stating any qualifications to tender

Follow up price with client

Adhere to company standards and guidelines when analysing and providing estimations; focus on maximizing profit and customer satisfaction, while minimizing any potential risk to the company

Prepare and submit financial documents

Balance multiple proposals and estimations at once, ensuring each reaches the client by the deadline

Liaise with other company departments to maintain business development and continuously innovate new profitable outcomes

Maintain relationships with existing clients keeping a sales-minded attitude, and seek out and build relationships with new clients

Assessing and adhering to all risk assessments and health and safety requirements

Identify labour, materials and time requirements by studying proposals, plans, specifications, and related documents. Agreeing compound labour rate with Director(s).


Experience within the construction industry as an administrator, craftsperson, technician or surveying assistant.

An HNC, HND or degree in construction would be desirable

Working knowledge of Causeway or similar software packages is desirable

Skills and behaviours

Strong IT skills

Excellent organizational and prioritization skills


Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing

Technical skills, knowledge of industry processes, materials and costs

Time management skills

Aware of data confidentiality

Assertive and resilient

Analytically minded, including having the ability to undertake financial analysis

Good negotiation skills

Ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines

Excellent problem-solving skills

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