Estimator – Stone/Ceramics/Walls & FloorsConstruction

A leading Tiling & Ceramics sub-contractor based in Essex are offering an Estimator the opportunity to join a leading business within their market sector where you will work closely with the Managing Director in driving the business forward.

About the Client:

Established around 20 years ago, my client has built an enviable reputation within the market delivering the highest quality finish for some of the largest Principle contractors in the UK. They work almost exclusively within the Commercial sector delivering Tiling & Ceramics packages valued upwards of £1.2m.

About the Role:

  • Office based full time in Essex
  • Tendering and securing large packages
  • Working on projects up to the value of £1.2m
  • Ability to negotiate with clients and offer input during the tender process
  • Negotiating with suppliers and obtaining competitive quotations
  • Good IT knowledge including exposure to various forms of measuring software
  • My client use a software called Quickscale so experience using this would be ideal
  • Expectation to meet client tender deadlines
  • Good team ethics and ability to hand over contracts smoothly to contracts department

About the Candidate:

  • Proven experience as an Estimator within a specialist sub-contracting business
  • Commercially astute, numerate, risk averse & able to accurately forecast cost & sales
  • Multi-tasking, self-motivated, energetic team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Have good practical organisation skills, planning of resources and programme scheduling
  • Be able to provide both summarised and detailed reports, on current activities. Priorities and organise, taking a methodical approach
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic with a high standard of personal performance
  • Flexible and reliable
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Present information clearly, concisely and professionally
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer focused
  • Communicator & motivator with ability to communicate across all levels of seniority from the workface through to Senior Management level
  • ‘Can do’ attitude to work
  • Team player
  • Must live a commutable distance to most parts of Essex (PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE NOT LIVING IN THE UK)

Points of Appeal:

  • Full order books for 2018
  • Great salary
  • Varied opportunities to get involved in projects
  • Development Opportunities
  • Friendly Office Environment


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Grace Murphy on 0203 640 8989 or email