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Building Estimator

An opportunity for a Building Intermediate Estimator to join our team based out of Lympne, Kent.

The Building Intermediate Estimator role:

Analyse tender documentation and capture client’s requirements.

Produce an accurate BOQ for pricing purposes to reflect client’s requirements. Based on a robust knowledge of CESSM 3, SMM7.

Clear knowledge of costing traditional and design and build contracts.

Prepare material and sub-contractor enquiry documents.

Carry out site visits. Assimilate information and take account of in tender pricing.

Assess individual rates and prices, create new or insert from sub-contract and material quotes.

Produce accurate and competitive commercial submission ready for internal review and sign off.

Working knowledge of NEC3 and JCT Conditions of Contract, current HSQE legislation and construction techniques and methods.

Attendance at pre and post tender meetings.

Knowledge of building material components and plant requirements.

Management skills – understanding programmes etc.


    Good negotiation, influencing and communication skills, well-spoken and personable, able to get on with diverse personalities.

    Strong analytical and reasoning abilities.

    Good organisational skills and attention to detail.

    Highly numerate with well-developed ability to accurately manipulate numerical information.

    Confident and resourceful.

    Self-motivated with the ability to work alone or part of a team.

    Actively drive the collaborative approach to ensure the best submission is provided.


    Competitive salary dependent upon experience

    Car allowance scheme

    Pension scheme combined contributions 8% (AVC option available)

    Life Assurance 

    23 days annual leave + BH’s (with the opportunity to buy holiday) 

    Flexible/hybrid working (dependent on your role) 

    Employee Assistance Programme

    Personal development opportunities with access to extended training

    Working with Walker Construction, you have a platform to drive your career, explore your capabilities and turn ambition into reality. If you’ve got what it takes to join our team and perhaps become one of our future leaders, we’ll support you every step of the way.

    Walker Construction is an inclusive employer.
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