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Job Description

An estimator in the construction industry is responsible for compiling estimates of how much it will cost to provide a client or potential client with products or services. They do this by working out how much a project is likely to cost and create budgets accordingly. They will also assess materials, labour and equipment required and analyse different quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers.

Entry Requirements

GCSE's in English and Maths. An HNC / HND or degree in a relevant subject would be an advantage. A good way to start would be to progress from an administrator, technician or surveying assistant.

Required Skills

  • Excellent maths and IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Project management skills
  • Organised in your approach
  • Ability to work to deadlines

Starting Salary

£18,000 to £35,000

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