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Construction Sales Estimator

Date Posted: 19th March 2021
  • Job Ref: 284
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Leigh on Sea

Job Description

Construction Sales Estimator

Leigh on Sea, Essex

£45,000 – £50,000 per annum

We are proud to be working with an established building construction company that covers all aspects of the industry. Starting off mainly residential based, after several years this has expanded into the commercial, industrial, and educational sectors, operating in and around Essex.


Due to company growth, our client requires an experienced Construction Sales Estimator for their offices based in Leigh on Sea, Essex. This is an exciting vacancy with excellent career prospects for the right candidate looking for their next opportunity within estimating.

Job Description:

  • Dealing effectively with incoming enquiries
  • Building relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Preparing tender submissions and quotations
  • Monitoring and “following up” projects through to contract phase
  • The position is office based with site visits to undertake surveys and client meetings as the role develops

 Skills and Qualities: 

  • The candidate must have a good track record in both estimating and closing sales
  • Knowledge of the construction/building Industry
  • Ability to read construction drawings
  • Digital & traditional methods of estimating essential. Currently using CostX
  • Some experience in Quantity Surveying would be an advantage
  • The person must be computer literate, good with spreadsheets, and have a high standard of numeracy
  • Excellent communication skills are required, both written and verbal
  • The role also requires very good customer care skills and a professional telephone manner
  • Must be willing to ‘muck in’ with ad-hoc duties as they arise
  • Due to the nature of the role candidates must have a clean driving license

Additional Information:

  • Hours – 8am to 5pm
  • 20 Days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Business Mileage Paid
  • Pension

We are looking at a starting salary of between £45,000 to £50,000 but will be guided by experience.

Call Louise or Linda to gain further information on 01702 464444 or email