Job Specification

Junior Estimator – Telford

Job Description

Elements Europe has successfully positioned itself, as one of the leading organisations in the UK’s off-site manufacturing and construction market; having an enviable portfolio of projects across hotels, residential and student accommodation.

Following substantial investment by leading global construction firm, GS Engineering & Construction (GS E&C), Elements Europe have a number of large projects in the pipeline and is looking to scale up the delivery capability with immediate effect.

Job Title:                             Junior Estimator

Level:                                    Employee

Department:                      Sales

Reports to:                         Head of Sales

Direct Reports:                 None

Salary:                                  Up to £30,000 per annum (D.O.E.)

We are recruiting for a Junior Estimator to work at our forward-thinking modular construction company that specialises in bespoke products. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who wants to develop and progress their career.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the estimation and pricing of projects
  • Produce estimates by gathering proposals, quotes, specifications and related documents
  • Identify opportunities and deficits in the tender documents that provide commercial leverage
  • Obtain quotes from subcontractors and suppliers; compute costs and maintain a fit-for-purpose cost database
  • Analyse, evaluate and perform risk analysis on supplier and subcontract packages
  • Work with wider teams in pre-contract negotiations
  • Ensure that all necessary notices and submissions are met in a timely manner
  • Engage with the commercial/project team to agree on budgets prior to the pre-start handover meeting
  • Assist with the control of preliminary budgets for the tender process
  • Ensure client relationships are maintained throughout commercial negotiations
  • Assist with the compiling and maintaining of cost data reports
  • Review technical publications; track price trends and regulatory changes

Experience and Knowledge required:

  • Must be able to read and pull data from drawings
  • Good knowledge of outputs, and of?labour, plant and material prices
  • Experience with Bills of Quantities and other general estimating duties
  • Financially numerate with strong commercial knowledge
  • Good understanding of data analysis methods
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities
  • Ability to manage tender documentation and be punctual with reports
  • Experience in an estimating capacity with a project management background
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel

Why work for us?

  • Permanent Contract
  • 40 hours per week – flexible between 07:00am and 16:30pm
  • Car parking on site
  • Annual Christmas shutdown
  • Contribution to a pension scheme

This is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities for this post, the company may require you to undertake other duties within your capabilities according to the needs of the business.

If you feel you have the right experience and skill set; then please do not hesitate to apply for the role of Junior Estimator.

If there are any further questions please don’t hesitate and contact us on 01952 767 100 or

Elements Europe inspires great diversity, within our company and in our key values. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer with a diverse workforce, from a range of demographics and backgrounds.

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals with a passion for growth, to join our team based in Telford. If you like the sound of the above, then please apply today!

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