Sector: Housing

Location: Durham

Job Reference: LY87642

An opportunity for an Assistant Estimator to join a national housing developer, producing estimates for land appraisals or contracted new-build housing schemes.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a prominent housing developer experiencing rapid expansion in the North East region. As a strong player in the house building sector, the company boasts unwavering financial stability and resilience, providing a solid foundation for their ambitious growth trajectory. With a commitment to fostering talent, the company offers ample opportunities for career advancement and personal development, in a highly welcoming environment where staff thrive.

The Role
The purpose of the role is to build up an estimate for how much it will cost to build housing on a potential site. This involves measuring and pricing information such as the cost of drainage, road construction, retaining structures, house type costs for each plot (the cost of material and labour and materials). 

Activities include producing enquiry packs to issue to subcontractors, collation of quotes, and their analysis.

You will be taking precise measurements off construction drawings using Bluebeam software and using other tools such as MS Excel. 

Experience Required
A construction related qualification such as a HNC, HND or degree
Previous estimating experience is advantageous
Accuracy, attention to detail, working to deadlines, and working at pace

A competitive salary, plus a range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, healthcare, and share save scheme. 

This is a permanent position and Corepeople Recruitment Limited will be acting as an employment agency for permanent recruitment on behalf of our client.

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