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  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Hampshire
  • 50000 PerAnnum GBP / PerAnnum

On behalf of our client, ITS Southampton are recruiting for an Estimator to join a respected Main Contractor based in Portsmouth.

  • Candidate required: Estimator
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start date: Immediate 
  • Industry: Construction professionals South
  • Location: Fareham 
  • Salary & package dependant on experience: Up to £50,000 + Package

The role & about the client:

On behalf of our client, ITS Building People (Southampton) are searching for an experienced Estimator for a respected and renowned Main Contractor based in Fareham, to join their busy Commercial Team which has been operating for the last 40 years. They specialise in New-Build and Refurbishment projects across the South-Coast in 4 sectors: Educational, Industrial, Public Sector and Retail. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly valuations, variation accounts with Sub-Contractors and Clients, settlement of final accounts
  • Ability to work on multiple tenders in a busy environment
    Manage all aspects of bid preparation, bid strategies, cost comparisons, preparations of enquiries to sub-contractors and a deep understanding of our sector.
  • Monitoring profit and loss (producing regular reports to monitor the progress of contract and factors likely to affect the profitability
  • Organising & attending site visits with Clients & Subcontractors
  • Be adaptable and able to quickly learn our software Causeway
  • The position will be mainly office based in the office with site visits where necessary with a small friendly team.
  • Health & Safety knowledge would be an advantage and the ability to place material orders, RAMS and some procurement.

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate preferably will be local and a hard-working individual with excellent communication skills, as well as a strong background within Estimating, ideally working for a Main Contractor or previous experience on various Commercial projects. 

Essential Qualifications/ experience required/ specific requirements for the role:

  • Experience working for a Main Contractor 
  • Previous experience as an Estimator
  • Experience Estimating on Commercial projects up to £6M

 Training/Progression opportunities:

  • Future opportunities to progress into a Senior Estimator position

Where a range of rate of pay is quoted the level of experience, qualifications & related training required is the minimum required in order to qualify for the lowest rate of pay quoted.

How to apply:
Please send an up-to-date CV in strict confidence to or contact me on 02380 2380600/07586086766

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