We are hiring a construction estimator

Construction Estimator/Quantity Surveyor

Due to increased workload and company growth we are actively seeking an experienced Estimator to join our dynamic team. The role would be based at our offices at Innovation Works, Market Rasen, LN8 2BU.

We are currently seeking an experienced Estimator to deliver a competitive and accurate tendering function for projects from £20k up to £2m.

Project types

Commercial & Agricultural building projects, extensive ground works and building refurbishment.

Essential Knowledge

  • Experience in all aspects of commercial and agricultural building projects.


  • Candidates must have a construction background and an extensive knowledge of all aspects of new build construction & refurbishment across numerous sectors.
  • Traditional and Design & Build tenders.
  • Quantify labour, materials & plant machinery requirements.
  • Provide accurate pricing of all schemes to clients whilst improving the overall bottom line net profit returns based on past experience and past performance of projects.
  • Appraising tender documents, preparing sub-contract and procurement of materials.
  • Producing detailed and measured bills of quantities.
  • Relay all aspects in quotation and clearly define in handover to the Contract Management.
  • Develop pricing matrixes for various products to support with the high volume of estimates ensuring they are dealt with accurately and efficiently.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Preparation of budgets, estimates and cost plans.
  • Have a good understanding of current CDM 2015 Health and Safety requirements, modern methods of construction and contractual awareness.
  • Read & Interpret 2D/3D drawings accurately.
  • Experience using specialist estimating software packages.
  • Track, cost and handle all variations from estimate to order status to ensure transparency with Contracts Manager.
  • Authorising subcontract & suppliers’ invoices for payment.
  • Cash Flow forecasting.

Not Essential but Advantageous

  • Experience in Steel Fabrication and Installation of Architectural Metalwork & Secondary Steelwork.


  • Problem solving
  • Negotiating
  • Organised
  • Enthusiastic
  • Team Player

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

The successful candidate must have high attention to detail, provide an innovative and proactive approach to problem solving whilst being able to plan effectively to ensure deadlines are met.

The role is full-time and salary will be commensurate with experience, skill level and qualifications. Benefits include, profit related pay, opportunities for further training, development and progression and company vehicle.

Experience, Skills & Qualifications:

Time served Estimator / Quantity Surveyor

HNC, HND or Degree qualified

Strong negotiator / communicator

Salary: £30,000.00-£40,000.00 per year

Interviews to take place immediately for the right calibre of applicant/s

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £30,000.00-£40,000.00 per year


  • Company car


  • Monday to Friday


  • Construction Estimating: 3 years (Preferred)

To apply for this position with Timmins Engineering, please follow this link through to Indeed.