Estimator (Ref: 9934)

We currently have some great Estimator opportunities within our Spadeoak business, based out of our High Wycombe offices. Spadeoak offers a variety of specialist products including resin bound and bonded surfaces that we install into schools, colleges, commercial developments, retail and residential businesses. If you are looking to work in an exciting, extremely varied and fast paced environment, working for a business that is a recognised expert in installing sports surfaces to a variety of sports facilities that are recognised by ‘Sport England‘ for high quality standards - this is an ideal opportunity to progress your career.

About the role

Reporting to a Commercial Manager and working as part of a close knit team, you will carry out the estimating process for new & ongoing works, preparing accurate cost estimates and rates for submissions for a wide range of customers and services; from driveways and carparks to local access roads.

Other elements to the role include:

  • Studying the commercial and technical requirements of bids ensuring we capitalise on commercial opportunities and mitigate company risk

  • Negotiating prices & contract conditions with prospective customers at contract letting stage

  • Liaising with other members of the bid team, e.g. quality team, to ensure that the bid addresses all issues and the estimate is robust

  • Completing site visits to prospective and current customers to assess work methods and possible challenges or opportunities.

  • Maintaining a working knowledge of subcontractors and ensuring that estimates are based upon approved and competent suppliers

  • Maintaining an up to date resources database to ensure estimates are accurate and competitive

  • Managing customer contact during the bid process and responding to requests for information

  • Ensuring all work is carried out in a safe and environmentally acceptable manner in accordance with the policies of the company and the Integrated Management System

What will you bring?

  • Previous experience in Estimating, ideally within a similar industry

  • Understanding of road and civil construction methods and our products would be a strong advantage

  • Ability to build strong relationships,be willing to interact across all levels of an organisation and work well collaborating as part of a close knit team

  • Strong Commercial awareness with sound judgement and ability to make decisions 

  • Proficient at managing time with the ability to prioritise and meet strict deadlines accurately whilst working under pressure

  • Strong communication and numerical skills 

  • Full Clean Driving licence  

  • Proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Google

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive Salary, bonus and benefits recognizing the contribution you bring

  • Opportunities for Career Progression both at home

  • An inclusive and safety focused culture with people at the heart of the business

We are committed to building a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

Why join Aggregate Industries?

To be at the heart of construction, we see our people at the forefront of the construction industry, transforming it into a more sustainable future. We employ highly talented, experienced and motivated people from diverse backgrounds. We have industry-leading capability in innovation, enabling us to anticipate and meet the changing needs of our customers. We are committed to developing strong and positive relationships with the communities we live and work in.

About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the front line of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 270 sites and more than 3,900 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and supply construction materials, export aggregates and offer national road surfacing and contracting services. 

We’re also a proud member of LafargeHolcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 90,000 employees in over 80 countries. It holds leading positions in all regions with a balanced portfolio of developing and mature markets.



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About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the frontline of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 330 sites and more than 4100 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and export supply materials for cement and offer national road surfacing and contracting services.