Position title
Surfacing Estimator

Join a distinguished and highly respected company in Swindon.

As a Surfacing Estimator, you will play a pivotal role in delivering precise and competitive estimates for a range of surfacing projects.

This role is critical to the successful execution of projects such as road construction, pavement resurfacing, and asphalt laying.

It offers a fantastic opportunity for career growth and advancement within the construction and surfacing industry. Hybrid and remote working options are available.

£50,000 per year.

Key Responsibilities and Qualifications:

  • Client Interaction: Establishing project requirements by effectively communicating with clients, preferably via phone.
  • Cost Analysis: Conducting comprehensive cost analysis to determine accurate project costs, ensuring competitiveness during the bidding process.
  • Estimation Preparation: Creating detailed project estimates using provided drawings and specifications.
  • Collaboration with Suppliers and Contractors: Working closely with suppliers and contractors to secure competitive quotes and negotiate pricing to optimize project budgets.
  • Pricing Negotiation: Ensuring competitive pricing for materials from approved suppliers.
  • Project Documentation: Maintaining organized records of estimates, contracts, and project details for seamless communication and efficient project execution.
  • Contract Review: Thoroughly reviewing contractual documents in collaboration with Quantity Surveyors.
  • Project Coordination: Working closely with the project management team to refine estimates based on project changes and new information.
  • Tender Follow-up: Timely follow-up on all submitted tenders.
  • Pre-let Meetings: Participating in pre-let meetings alongside Quantity Surveyors and Contract Managers.
  • Cost Optimization: Recommending cost-effective alternatives and value engineering options to enhance project efficiency.
  • Operational Collaboration: Coordinating with the Operational Department regarding tonnages and any special requirements.
  • On-site Meetings: Attending on-site meetings as required.
  • Market Research: Staying current with industry trends, materials, and technologies to enhance estimating accuracy and competitiveness.
  • Issue Resolution: Assisting Quantity Surveyors and operations with on-site issues and additional project requirements.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A minimum of one year of experience in surfacing estimating or a related field.
  • Proficiency in surfacing materials, techniques, and industry best practices.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail for producing accurate estimates.
  • Familiarity with estimating software and tools is advantageous.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills for effective collaboration with suppliers, contractors, and internal teams.

How to Apply:

Register with us today and explore exciting job opportunities.

For further information about available positions, contact Joe on 01793 200110.

KCJ is a highly regarded recruitment agency based in Swindon, Wiltshire, committed to connecting talented professionals with exceptional career opportunities.

Join us in contributing to the success of the surfacing and construction industry in Swindon!

Date posted
October 2, 2023
Job Location
Employment Type
Base Salary
£50,000 Per year
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Position: Surfacing Estimator

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