Estimator – Roofing – Dorset

About the company: We are looking for an experienced Estimator on a permanent basis to join an established roofing contractor specialising in both flat and pitched systems.

About the role: Based at their office in Dorset, you will be responsible for processing and preparing tender enquires from conception through to completion. You will be highly motivated and enthusiastic about the construction industry with an excellent eye for detail and the ability to multitask and work to deadlines.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Processing tender enquiries, producing quotations/ BoQs from plans & specifications and site visits in a timely manner ensuring compliance with necessary tender documentation
  • Ability to check legal documents such as Tenders, Contracts and other agreements prior to works commencing
  • Establish, develop and maintain close working relationships with clients and main contractors
  • Undertake pre-contract meetings and site visits when necessary
  • Project procurement
  • Seek out and identify new potential clients
  • Monitor and work to deadlines
  • Monitor job costings on all projects
  • Produce Applications for Valuations and Final Accounts

Desirable Competencies:

  • A minimum of 5 years estimating experience with pitched and flat roofing industry knowledge preferable though not a necessity
  • A good working knowledge of Building Construction
  • Knowledge of roofing estimating software would be an advantage as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent numerical and mathematical skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Be able to liaise and negotiate with clients and customers


  • Senior Level Pay Grade based on experience
  • Company Pension
  • Statutory Sick Pay
  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)

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