Job title:               Demolition Estimator

Salary:                  £40,000- £50,000 per annum

Location:              Bracknell, Berkshire

Job type:             Full Time, Permanent

Benefits:              Pension scheme, car allowance, statutory holiday (increases in subsequent years)

Business overview

Shorts Demolition provides a complete demolition service for projects of all sizes, including strip-outs, asbestos removal and crushing.

We are seeking an experienced Demolition Estimator with a passion to develop their skills by joining our Estimating and Bid Management team.

Job description for Demolition Estimator

As a Demolition Estimator you will estimate and prepare the cost of demolition tenders using first principles, develop the estimate at a level of detail appropriate to the size and complexity of the project, identify potential cost risks, and source supplier and sub-contractor quotations.

You will develop initial tender programmes to then present, discuss and review proposals with the Demolition Manager prior to submission, as well as liaising with clients, consultants, sub-contractors, suppliers and stakeholders.

This opportunity will enable the successful candidate to work closely with more experienced colleagues becoming a valued and senior member of the department.

Requirements for the Demolition Estimator

  • Must have experience in a sales or administration role in construction or demolition industry
  • Knowledge of relevant demolition/health and safety policies and procedures
  • You will be enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Excellent communication and IT skills
  • Good capability with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
  • You will be approachable and professional
  • You must possess excellent organisational skills, the ability to meet deadlines, and plan and prioritise workloads