Vale Southern Construction – Home is where the heart is
January 29, 2018
Contracts Manager
January 29, 2018


Job Title: Estimator
Salary: Negotiable (Based on Experience)

Job Summary

Situated in Portsmouth Vale Southern Construction Ltd have over 28 years of experience across the country within the construction industry. We pride ourselves with the professional service we provide to the client and their design team.

Our main core business is that of Main Contractor and we are capable of carrying out all types of Building Construction including Major or Minor Refurbishments, New Build and Major Extensions. There is no one particular sector we are involved in as we do work for the commercial, council’s and private sectors.

Responsibilities and Duties

As an Estimator, you will be responsible for the preparation of our tender submissions in their entirety or as part of a team dependent on the particular requirements of the bid. You will also liaise with, consultants and client’s representatives. You will be responsible for production of high quality bids.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Have knowledge and experience and have experience as an estimator or QS
  • Have good skills in mathematics
  • Have good skills in IT (Must include previous estimating software experience - We currently use Causeway)
  • Be able to create good written submissions supporting our priced bids
  • Be methodical, well organised & be able to work to deadlines
  • Be able to work as part of a team and coordinate the activities of that team for any tender you are involved in
  • Have high attention to detail
  • Have awareness of safety and health issues
  • Have good customer service skills and be able to convey a professional image that reflects the values of the business
  • Be adaptable, self-motivated and able to work in a demanding and dynamic environment with shifting deadlines and priorities


  • Phone, data card, laptop
  • 20 days holidays + bank holiday
  • Continuous training at the companies cost
  • Pension scheme
  • Discretionary Bonus-based on specific and company performance

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £55,000.00 to £60,000.00 /year

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