Quantity Surveyor / Estimator

Quantity Surveyor / Estimator

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    Housing, Surveying & Construction Management

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  • Salary:

    £35k - 45k per year + package

  • Contact:

    Aaron Battrawden

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Role: Estimator/ Quantity Surveyor – Social Housing

Salary: £40-£45k + car / allowance & package

Location: East London + Site Visits

This is an opportunity for an Estimator/Quantity Surveyor to join well established and continuously developing team undertaking regeneration schemes, planned projects and cyclical programmes in residential properties.

The company works with number of local authorities and housing association to deliver projects of value up to 1.5m. It's a great opportunity for an estimator with some experience in housing sector.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with supply chain and team members regarding new and current projects
  • Prepare estimates and purchase orders in detail for all products
  • Ensure timely completion of estimates
  • Understand scope of work to bid
  • Manage bid pricing from all suppliers
  • Prepare cost analysis
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with subcontractors
  • Submit tenders in timely manner
  • Present tender adjudications to seniors


  • 3+ years' experience in construction estimating
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Be able to read architectural plans and develop cost estimates
  • A strong understanding of residential construction processes and refurbishment
  • Proficiency with MS Word and Excel, and estimating software/tools
  • Be able to multi-task and meet strict deadlines
  • Impeccable problem-solving skills
  • Review and evaluate cost estimates
  • Driving licence
  • Knowledge of National Schedule of Rates (SOR) will be an advantage

If this opportunity excites you or you want to find out more information about other roles, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with Aaron Battrawden at Build Recruitment

Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.