Job summary

Bluetownonline Ltd
£35,000 - £50,000
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Estimator

Location: Loughborough

Salary: £35k - £50k per annum DOE

Job type: Full Time - Permanent. (Flexible hours and days)

Danaher & Walsh was established in 1969 by Vera Danaher, the late Daniel Danaher Senior, Thomas and Michael Walsh as a contracting and plant hire business based in Leicester.

The Role/Candidate:

We are looking for an exceptional Estimator to join our team and to bring their high quality and work ethic to our growing company.

About the role: 

  • Arrange for Strategy Meetings on large and complex schemes
  • Prepare bills of quantities when not provided.
  • Obtain tender stage material and subcontract quotations.
  • Carry out a site visit, when necessary, to ascertain any special site requirements of a scheme.
  • Price each element of the tender, including labour, plant and materials.
  • Prepare the "tender logic" programme.
  • Review and finalise the tender with the Managing Estimator and/or Commercial Director.
  • Attend post contract award meetings (explaining the tender logic) and handover all the relevant information to enable the site team to complete the works.
  • Visit the site, post contract award when requested, to assist the Site Agent if required on the alternatives considered to carry out the work.
  • Keep up to date with all changes in legislation and reflect these changes within tenders written.


  • Assist with achieving Company targets and objectives whenever possible.
  • Represent the company in a professional manner at all times.
  • Ensure compliance with Danaher & Walsh company procedures and policies at all times.
  • Any other duties as and when required within the scope of the role.


  • Engineering Contracting industry; Minimum 5 years
  • Demonstrable experience particularly in Civil Engineering projects
  • Commercial and Contractual awareness
  • Programming skills/ MS Project
  • Experience and knowledge of CDM regulations
  • Engineering judgement and problem-solving skills.

Skills & Qualifications; 

  • Knowledge of Contracts
  • Knowledge and understanding of Methods of Measurement
  • An understanding of Highways works
  • HND; HNC; Degree in a relevant construction related discipline (Civil

Engineering; Quantity Surveying; or Construction Management

  • Member of a recognised professional organisation related to Civil


  • CSCS card holder
  • Valid driver's licence and able to drive

IT Literate minimum: Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and MS Project

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