Estimator - Radstock (Vobster Architectural)

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Vobster Architectural are looking for an Estimator to join their team based at head office near Radstock. The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to an exciting portfolio of cast stone projects, providing detailed and accurate estimates to contractors, architects and end users.

This position is full time, permanent (37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday).

Job detail

  • Analyse tender documentation including drawings, specifications and contract information
  • Liaise with clients to gain an understanding of new project requirements
  • Produce accurate and detailed estimates and proposals
  • Prepare tender return documents and information
  • Ensure that identified risk is managed as part of the pricing process
  • Develop relationships with consultants and clients
  • Respond to post submission client enquiries
  • Contribute to the development of estimating procedures and systems


  • Ability to read and understand technical construction drawings
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong ability in Windows PC environment. Particularly Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Basic understanding of accounts and finance
  • Team orientated with the ability to work at head office
  • Ability to manage deadlines and prioritise workload


  • Previous estimating experience or knowledge
  • Construction/manufacturing experience
  • Database experience
  • Full clean driving licence
  • CAD experience


  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Office Car Parking
  • 25 days’ holiday, increasing with years of service
  • Pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP)
  • Annual leave purchase scheme

All employees have a duty not to discriminate against each other, customers or suppliers and not to help anyone else do so.

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