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.
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.
- Excellent maths and IT skills
- Attention to detail
- Project management skills
- Organised in your approach
- Ability to work to deadlines
£18,000 to £35,000