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    £55,000 - £60,000 + benefits

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    Jade Stevenson

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    about 2 months ago

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​We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Estimator to support the continued growth of the pre construction team for our client, who a well-established and successful Main Contractor based in Nottinghamshire.

 ​​Estimators - the unsung heroes in a main contracting business. Being integral to work winning, most contractors view Estimators as a dying breed, but this role can give you the opportunity to learn from one of the best Senior Estimators in the region. Price isn’t everything, but the number in the bottom right hand corner of the bid can determine win or lose, that comes down to the Estimator doing a good job. So they are the words of the Director recruiting the role, so if you want to work in a dynamic, progressive environment, where your skills are respected then please read on.

 The Company

  •  Construction Main Contractor with a well-established presence in the East Midlands, working with a select group of clients and developers on tendered and negotiated projects.

  •  Working in both the public and private sectors, the client has a steady flow of tenders and are focused on quality not quantity. For them Estimating isn’t all about churn, focus on doing a good job and the rest will follow.

  •  Then client is very selective about who they work with, so they aren’t about buying work, which means your tenders will not be a pointless exercise, they will have meaning.

 The Role

  •  Firstly, you will be working with one of the region’s leading Senior Estimators so you have an opportunity to learn from one of the best.

  •  You will be a key member of the pre construction team focused on Commercial, Healthcare, Industrial and Education tenders in the East Midlands ranging from £2m to £25m in value.

  •  This will be varied role due to the nature of the work and will broaden the experience and develop the skills of the successful applicant.​

  •  Ideally they will be focused on two stage tenders.

  •  Fully supported by Planners, Design Managers and Bid Managers, so this isn’t a solo show, it’s about working as a team.


  • Experienced Estimator used to working on projects to £2m - £25mPricing of projects - both single and two stage tenders

  • Sub contractor liaison experience for tender purposes

  • Proven track record of delivering, work winning competitive tenders 

  • Taking off quants experience required, but this is generally outsourced to allow you to focus on the interesting stuff. 

  • Good communicator at all levels

  • Career focused and motivated to be successful​


​Competitive with the current market place and to include a car allowance or company car, bonus, healthcare and pension​

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.