Senior Estimator

Reference: TP00SE
Job Title:
Senior Estimator
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Job Location:
Eastern Cape
East London
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Per Month
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Job Description:


Our client within the construction sector, seeks the skills of a Senior Estimator to join their team in East London.


  • Minimum of 10 + years’ relevant experience
  • Previous experience within Civil Construction Estimating
  • Extensive experience as an Estimator in the construction field
  • Previous working experience within a tendering department essential
  • Diploma, B-Tech or Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • SACPCMP Qualified advantageous
  • Experience working on CCS advantageous
  • Exceptional time management, multitasking, and interpersonal skills.
  • Brilliant management and negotiation skills
  • Ability to closely collaborate with other project teams and stakeholders
  • Excellent research, proposal writing, and oral presentation skills
  • Extensive knowledge of best industry practices and standards


  • Researching construction documents and analysing specifications.
  • Determining the total cost of materials, equipment, utilities, and labour for construction projects.
  • Preparing estimates for planning, organizing, and scheduling project work.
  • Managing pre-qualification and pre-bid submissions.
  • Ensuring that relevant documents and budgets are submitted before a bid deadline.
  • Preparing estimates to meet project goals, such as setting work hours, sequencing tasks, obtaining materials, and securing the best deals with vendors and subcontractors.
  • Formulating contingency plans and effectively managing risks that might impact cost and time estimates.
  • Regularly reporting to Management and keeping clients updated on the project status.
  • Keeping track of the latest estimating technology and industry-related techniques.
  • Collaborating with other teams, conducting site visits, and providing other services, like bid deliveries, when required.


Benefits: Company Vehicle and cell phone allowance.
Medical Aid & Provident Fund contribution after probation period