Adman are currently recruiting a Estimator.


Job Reference: EST / 05042024 /
Closing Date:  Friday 5th April 2024
Location:   Based at Adman Head Office
Contract:   Full–Time Permanent

The role reports to the Head of Estimating and the range of sectors includes Renewables (Wind Farms), Utilities (Electricity and Water) and Transport Infrastructure (Rail and Road):

Key Responsibilities

  • Researching materials, equipment and labour costs and review potential Value Engineering options.
  • Preparing sub-contractor/supplier packages for sending out to the market.
  • Collecting quotes from material suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • Analysing sub-contractor/supplier quotations for the most competitive and compliant.
  • Planning job timescales, assist with programme preparation and assess the levels of risk on a project.
  • Assess individual rates and prices, amend, create new or insert from material and subcontract quotes.
  • Attend relevant meetings/site visits.
  • Prepare tender for project deadlines/finalisation with Head of Estimating.
  • Presenting completed tenders to management.


Job Requirements – Knowledge and skills

  • A minimum of 5 year’s post-graduate experience as a Quantity Surveyor or in a similar main contracting role.
  • Relevant Degree in Quantity Surveying or related discipline.
  • Experience in pricing civil works such as roads, site works, railways and concrete works.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Experience in pricing tenders using an estimating system.
  • Experience with Autocad and QS take off packages.
  • Experience with estimating software packages.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project.
  • Driving licence is essential.



  • Competitive Salary.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Holiday Scheme – accrue up to 35 holidays during your first 5 years of service.
  • Private Health Scheme and Cash Plan.
  • Length of Service Bonus.
  • Training and Development Opportunities.

To apply, please email your CV along with a completed Monitoring Form to

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.