Estimator - Precast Concrete

10 Apr 2018
24 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client are looking for a Precast Concrete Estimator to join their multi-disciplined team within our Tunnels and Shafts business. This is a full-time permanent position. As a member of the Estimating department you will be working closely with the sales, contracts, engineering and the production teams. The role predominantly involves the scoping, quantification and pricing a range of Tunnel associated solutions.

Duties & Responsbilities;

The main areas of responsibility will be:

  • Scoping projects (with support from the engineering teams), ensuring we are offering the best solution for the client.
  • Quantification from architectural and engineers drawings.
  • Costing Labour, Plant and Materials.
  • Liaising with external contractors and suppliers.
  • Value engineering, liaising with internal departments, architects, engineers and clients.
  • Produce / follow up quotations.
  • Flexible role to work in other estimating departments where required at FP McCann office locations.
  • Ensure that work areas are maintained in a clean and tidy state.
  • Ensure compliance with the Company's policies including Health & Safety.
  • Observe and comply with all good working practices.

Knowledge, Work Skills, General Attributes, Experience, Education & Qualificatons;


  • Experience within the precast concrete industry, pricing precast products.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and be self motivated to arrange daily diary and work as part of a team without constant supervision.
  • The ability to recognise other opportunities for the business, communicating effectively with other parts of the business to maximise our offer to the client.
  • The ability to work calmly under pressure - ability to manage multiple tenders
  • Good ICT skills, proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word (Auto CAD desirable, not essential).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication & interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good planning and organisational skills.
  • Good time management skills
  • Show good initiative and enthusiasm.
  • Be highly motivated.
  • Ability to work to a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to treat issues with sensitivity and confidentiality
  • Hold a valid UK driving licence.


  • Qualification in Construction related topic

If you are interested in applying for this position please forward an up-to-date CV to . Alternatively please call Stephen on for a brief discussion.