Structural Estimator 

  • Location:
    Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire
  • Salary:
    c£45,000 / per annum D.O.E
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Engineering Jobs
  • Deadline:
    July 9, 2025

Express Recruitment are delighted to be working with one of the UKs leading steel fabricators and installers, who work with a host of blue-chip firms nationwide. Due to continued investment and the announcement of new contracts, our client is seeking an experienced Structural Estimator to join their expanding team.  

In return for your hard work, you can expect to receive a fantastic starting salary of up to £45,000 depending on experience. In addition, our client offers an established platform for career development and to work your way up the career ladder.  

Please note: This is an office-based role based at our client’s modern office facilities in the heart of Derbyshire. Working hours are Monday to Thursday (8am-5pm) and Friday (8am-4pm).  

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Produce detailed bid proposals and tender documentation  
  • Estimate costs relating to materials, labour, and plant site operations to complete comprehensive take-off and tender submission 
  • Establish supply chain costs to be included in tenders 
  • Generate quotation documents and send to clients within specified lead times  
  • Liaise with customers, identify and secure business opportunities from both existing and new clients 
  • Travel to customer sites when required and diarise visits  

Skills & Qualifications

  • Proven estimating experience with the steel industry highly preferable (relatable industry sectors considered, including Metal Fabrication, Timber, and Construction) 
  • Ability to read technical/architectural drawings 
  • Understanding of building law and regulations, contract law and health & safety law 
  • Excellent financial and numerical skills with commercial awareness 
  • Confident contract negotiation skills  
  • Full UK driving licence  

About Express Recruitment

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Vacancy Summary

Hours: Monday-Friday  

Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum D.O.E

Location: Derby, Derbyshire (Fully Office Based) 

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent  

Unfortunately, we are unable to contact all candidates due to the large volume of applications we receive. If you have not heard from a consultant within the next three days, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency.