• Location: Ruthin, North Wales
  • Position: Estimator
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Date posted: 28th Jun 2018
  • Vacancy type: Permanent

The Role

As Estimator you will predominantly be based in our head office in Ruthin with visits to sites as required and will directly report to the Senior Estimating Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for estimating contract proposals. The Assistant Estimator will report directly to the Estimator.

Jones Bros is a dynamic and forward thinking organisation employing over 300 people. With over 60 years’ experience, our teams deliver high quality environmental and civil engineering solutions, safely, for a diverse range of projects and clients. Our flat management structure results in a flexible organisation where self-motivated, practical, problem solvers will thrive. Working in a team, the successful applicant will be given plenty of exposure to a variety of matters in a supportive working environment to develop knowledge and experience.

The role’s responsibilities will include:

  • Administrating tender documents.
  • Ensuring all proposed contracts and terms and conditions are reviewed.
  • Using the company estimating software to build up a bid price from our resource library.
  • Preparing and following up enquiries for procurement of quotes from material suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • Preparing and submitting quotations for work.
  • Analysing drawings and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labour estimates.
  • Maintaining tendering process and liaising with Contract Managers and other regional offices within the company.
  • Compiling the tender documentation into the required format for submission.
  • Visiting sites and recording information about access, drainage and topography, and availability of services such as water and electricity.

The role is for permanent employment.

Pre-requisite qualifications and capabilities

To be considered for this Estimator role the following qualifications and experience are required;

  • HNC, HND or degree in the any relevant subjects such as:
    • Structural Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Construction
    • Quantity Surveying
  • Awareness of the various forms of contract and Method of Measurements used in the construction industry.
  • Effective and professional communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both as an individual and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines is crucial.
  • Computer literacy with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and other Microsoft Office programmes.
  • High level of attention to detail.

This is an opportunity that will reward you with a competitive benefits package and offers you support to further your professional training.


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